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Anchor and Allies: Creating Opportunity: John-Tyler Binfet at TEDxUBCOkanagan

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This TEDx talk will tell the story of how he developed a program that brings over 40 therapy dogs to campus.
Dr. Binfet is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. His research examines ways to support students’ social and emotional well-being and his areas of expertise include homesickness, animal-assisted therapy, and perceptions of school-based kindness. Dr. Binfet is the Director of UBC’s Building Academic Retention through K9’s (B.A.R.K.) program.

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Katie Carroll

Date 2015
Size/Length 14:13
URL https://youtu.be/H4u75YVRYps
Language English
Notes Part of TEDx, an independently organized TED event.
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  1. Animal-assisted therapies
  2. Dogs
  3. Mammals
  4. Schools
  5. therapy animals
  6. Universities and Colleges
  7. Young Adult