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Recommendations by the National District Attorneys Association Task Force on the Use of Therapy Animals in Judicial Proceedings
Allie Phillips has chaired the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) Task Force on the Use ofTherapy Animals in Judicial Proceedings. The Task Force supports the inclusion of trained and registeredanimals that offer therapeutic assistance to crime victims , and the guidelines outlined in...
A Victim's Advocate supports therapy dogs in the courtroom
Contributor(s):: S. Parmalee
A letter from Susan Parmalee, Victim Advocate, Office of the State Attorney, Second Judicial Circuit, Tallahassee, FL to lawmakers regarding the benefits of using of therapy dogs in courtrooms.
10 Considerations for Adding the Courts to Your Facility
A growing number of jurisdictions across the country are including the use of trained and registeredanimals – such as therapy and “facility” dogs – to offer therapeutic assistance to crime victims. TheNational District Attorneys Association assembled as task force in 2012 to offer recommended...