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  1. Crisis and disaster response counseling with therapy animals

    Contributor(s):: C. K. Chandler

  2. Action research to expand HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response (AACR) teams in the United States

    Contributor(s):: Eaton-Stull, Yvonne

  3. A qualitative investigation into dogs serving on animal assisted crisis response (AACR) teams : advances in crisis counselling.

    Contributor(s):: Filomena Bua

    Animal Assisted Crisis Response (AACR) is a new field that operates in collaboration with other crisis services to support people affected by a traumatic event. Essentially itconsists of an animal and human handler team specifically trained in animal therapy, animal assisted crisis response and...

  4. HABRI Central Case Studies: Animal-Assisted Crisis Response: Providing Comfort in Times of Need

    Full-text: Available

    Contributor(s):: HABRI Central

    A volunteer with HOPE talks about how animals can provide comfort and support to people involved in and affected by crises and disasters. The support is provided not only to victims but to the first responders and volunteers.

  5. K-9 Disaster Relief

    K-9 Disaster Relief is a Non-Profit Humanitarian Organization. It's mission is to "help traumatized victims of a disaster through canine crisis intervention ."Utilizing canines, this is achieved with handlers trained in Canine Disaster Relief Services. K-9 Disaster Relief provides courses,...

  6. Environmental Disasters and Veterinarians' Response

    | Contributor(s):: Robert D Linnabary, John C. New, Jacob Casper

    During the 1950s, the principles of disaster medicine were taught in US veterinary colleges. Also, hundreds of veterinarians serving in the military were trained in disaster medicine. This training was done mainly because of the Cold War with the former Soviet Union and because of the premise...

  7. HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response

    HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response is a national all-volunteer, non-profit, crisis response organization with specially trained handlers (psychological first aid, incident command, etc) and canines trained and tested for crisis response work. Agencies call upon HOPE AACR teams to provide...

  8. Search Dog Foundation

    Our Mission: Strengthening Disaster Response in AmericaFounded in 1996, the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (SDF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Ojai, California. Our mission is to strengthen disaster response in America by recruiting rescued dogs and...