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  1. Dog Therapy Day at NWCCC

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) provides great beneficial opportunities for individuals within the prison population. Many research studies display the effectiveness of AAT programs in prison settings through their results. The results showed improved moods, decreased stress levels, and increased...

  2. Prison Programs to Reduce Recidivism: What is the Ideal Structure of an Inmate Reentry Program?

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    In the United States' correctional system, inmate programs within prisons often do not reduce recidivism. Recent surveys have shown that across the country many prisons have a form of a Prison Based Animal Program (PAP). This study examines the effect that Prison based Animal Programs have...

  3. People & Animals

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    People & Animals UK is a Community Interest Company (No. 09738365) providing animal and land-based therapeutic interventions, activities, education and skills development opportunities for children, young people and adults to support and enhance the physical, emotional and social well-being...

  4. Workhorse: The Horsemanship of Business | Alexandra Moran | TEDxValparaisoUniversity

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    "Workhorse: The Horsemanship of Business" explores the power of equine assisted learning, or EAL. EAL is a method to weave the world of horses and their herds into the corporate and personal landscape, and to explore traits, techniques, and skills that humans and horses share. Through...

  5. Pet Partners of North Florida

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Pet Partner's mission is to improve human health and well-being through the human-animal bond. Pet Partners of North Florida is a Community Partner, an all volunteer non-profit charitable organization. We are a diverse group from all walks of life, where our teams are approved to include 9...

  6. Pet Partners of North Florida

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    Pet Partner's mission is to improve human health and well-being through the human-animal bond. Pet Partners of North Florida is a Community Partner, an all volunteer non-profit charitable organization. We are a diverse group from all walks of life, where our teams are approved to include 9...

  7. Equine-assisted activities and therapies for children with autism spectrum disorders

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Objective: The purpose of this dissertation is to systematically map, and then advance, the state of scientific and theoretical development of equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAATs) for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Method: This dissertation is composed of two...

  8. Healing By Horseback

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    'Healing By Horseback' provides speech, physical and occupational therapy services to individuals with disabilities in Northwest Arkansas.

  9. Strategies to Decrease Depression from Social Isolation Among the Elderly Population

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    Posters | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Strategies to Decrease Depression from Social Isolation Among the Elderly Population Erin Gallagher and Megan Russ Faculty Sponsor: Christina Lattner, DNP, APRN, AGNP-C, ANP-BC Background: The lack of social interaction among the elderly population has been directly linked with higher...

  10. Special Education in Juvenile Residential Facilities: Can Animals Help?

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Children with emotional/behavioral disorders (EBD) are arguably one of the highest at-risk groups for dropping out before graduating high school. They are the group of students with disabilities who are most likely to be educated in residential facilities. Residential facilities such as Green...

  11. Exploring the influence of service dogs on participation in daily occupations by veterans with PTSD: A pilot study

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  12. The effects of the Spanish COVID-19 lockdown on people, their pets and the human-animal bond

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  13. The feasibility of a Pet Support Program in an Australian university setting

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  14. A Systematic Literature Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Oncology (Part I): Methods and Results

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  15. A Systematic Literature Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Oncology (Part I): Methods and Results

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  16. The effects of a therapy dog vs mindfulness vs a student advisor on student anxiety and well-being

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  17. Defining the PTSD Service Dog Intervention: Perceived Importance, Usage, and Symptom Specificity of Psychiatric Service Dogs for Military Veterans

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  18. Curriculum-Based Animal-Assisted Therapy in an Acute Outpatient Mental Health Setting

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  19. NEW THERAPEUTIC PROFESSIONS : ART-THERAPY AND ANIMAL ASSISTED PSYCHOTHERAPY AS A RESOURCE FOR BETTER INCLUSION

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    20192706-2706978-84-09-08619-1Iated-Int Assoc Technology Education & DevelopmentValenicaEnglish[Bar-On, S.] Levinsky Coll Educ, Tel Aviv, Israel.Bar-On, S (corresponding author), Levinsky Coll Educ, Tel Aviv, Israel.text

  20. Stroking a Real Horse Versus Stroking a Toy Horse: Effects on the Frontopolar Area of the Human Brain

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    The effects of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) on human cerebral activity are not clearly understood, although many studies have reported psychological and physiotherapeutic benefits associated with it. Any benefits of AAT are likely to be closely related to brain activity. The aim of the present...