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Traumatic pet loss and the integration of attachment-based animal assisted therapy
Contributor(s):: Compitus, Katherine
Stakeholder Perceptions of the Need for Research on Elements of Service Dog Partnerships in the Workplace
Contributor(s):: Glenn, Margaret K.
Therapy Dogs on Campus: A Counseling Outreach Activity for College Students Preparing for Final Exams
Contributor(s):: Barker, Sandra B., Barker, Randolph T., Schubert, Christine M.
The Role of Pets in the Lives of College Students: Implications for College Counselors
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| Contributor(s):: Aimee C. Adams, Bruce S. Sharkin, Jennifer J. Bottinelli
The roles that pets play in the lives of college students have received little attention in the college counseling literature. This article will review four topics related to college students and pets that have implications for counselors: (a) the separation anxiety that students experience...
University Counseling Centers' Perceptions and Experiences Pertaining to Emotional Support Animals
| Contributor(s):: Kogan, Lori R., Schaefer, Karen, Erdman, Phyllis, Schoenfeld-Tacher, Regina
Increasing numbers of students are requesting accommodations for emotional support animals (ESAs) in higher education settings. Since the legislation pertaining to this type of service animal differs from the laws governing disability service animals, colleges and universities are faced with...
Development and Application of the Lincoln Adherence Instrument Record for Assessing Client Adherence to Advice in Dog Behavior Consultations and Success
| Contributor(s):: Lisanna Lamb, Nadja Affenzeller, Lynn Hewison, Kevin James McPeake, Helen Zulch, Daniel S. Mills
Adherence to the advice of medical practitioners is critical to successful treatment outcomes and has been much researched in human health, but is less well studied in the veterinary and clinical animal behavior fields. Given that the management of behavior problems often requires substantial...
From the Editor – Welcome to the first issue of Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin!
| Contributor(s):: Lori Kogan
Human Animal Interaction: Research & Practice Section of Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association is proud to announce this exciting new venue for the scientific study of human-animal interactions. Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin...
Communicating with pet owners about obesity: roles of the veterinary health care team
| Contributor(s):: Churchill, J., Ward, E.
Obesity continues to be the most prevalent nutritional problem of dogs and cats as well as one of the most frustrating conditions to treat successfully. Educating and assigning roles to all members of the health care team will improve staff engagement and the consistency and effectiveness of...
For human needs, some veterinary clinics are turning to a professional: Social workers see a place for themselves in veterinary practice
| Contributor(s):: Larkin, M.
The effectiveness of an equine assisted mental health practice for military veterans with combat experience
| Contributor(s):: Wallis, Kimberly
Equine-Facilitated Group Work for Women Survivors of Interpersonal Violence
| Contributor(s):: Schroeder, Katy, Stroud, Daniel
Childhood experiences with family pets and internalizing symptoms in early adulthood
| Contributor(s):: Girardi, A., Pozzulo, J. D.
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether childhood experiences with family pets are associated with symptoms of depression and anxiety in early adulthood. Undergraduate students ( n=318) responded to an online survey that included questions about bonding with childhood pets, exposure...
Equine-facilitated psychotherapy with children and adolescents: An update and literature review
| Contributor(s):: Lentini, Jennifer A., Knox, Michele S.
Eight domains of pet-owner wellness: Valuing the owner-pet relationship in the counseling process
| Contributor(s):: Chandler, Cynthia K., Fernando, Delini M., Barrio Minton, Casey A., Portrie-Bethke, Torey L.
Are emotionally attached companion animal caregivers conscientious and neurotic? factors that affect the human-companion animal relationship
| Contributor(s):: Reevy, G. M., Delgado, M. M.
Few studies have examined how personality traits may be related to the amounts and types of attachments humans have toward companion animals (pets). In this study, 1,098 companion animal guardians (owners) completed a survey that included the Big Five Inventory, the Lexington Attachment to Pets...
Animal-Assisted Therapy and Counseling Support for Women With Breast Cancer: An Exploration of Patient's Perceptions
| Contributor(s):: White, J. H., Quinn, M., Garland, S., Dirkse, D., Wiebe, P., Hermann, M., Carlson, L. E.
Horse play: A brief psychological intervention for disengaged youths
| Contributor(s):: Kendall, Elizabeth, Maujean, Annick
Trajectories of Positive and Negative Behavior during Participation in Equine Facilitated Learning Program for Horse-Novice Youth
| Contributor(s):: Pendry, Patricia, Roeter, Stephanie, Smith, Annelise, Jacobson, Sue, Erdman, Phyllis
To explore the efficacy of equine programming to support positive behavioral development of horse-novice youth, researchers examined trajectories of behavioral change of 5-8th grade students as they participate in an equine facilitated learning program. Behaviors were rated and analyzed to...
Therapy Dogs on Campus: Recommendations for Counseling Center Outreach
| Contributor(s):: Daltry, Rachel M.