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  1. Unintended Rehabilitation: A Comparative Analysis of Prison Animal Programs

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Mielissa Beseres

    Prison Animal Programs (PAPs) are built on the foundation of the human-animal bond. Integrating animals into correctional settings through a therapeutic approach could potentially influence many individuals as prisons continue to increase their capacity. In this comparative analysis, the United...

  2. Pawsitive Pets

    Pawsitive Pets, Inc. pet assisted therapy services works with rehabilitation facilities, assisted living facilities, retirement communities, hospitals, hospice, public libraries, schools and more. Our teams volunteer their time and love sharing the comfort, healing and connection of the human...

  3. The human animal bond: Applications for rehabilitation professionals

    | Contributor(s):: Silcox, Denise, Castillo, Yuleinys A., Reed, Bruce J.

  4. Pet assisted therapy : a loving intervention and an emerging profession : leading to a friendlier, healthier, and more peaceful world

    | Contributor(s):: Salotto, Pearl

  5. Pets and the elderly: the therapeutic bond

    | Contributor(s):: Cusack, Odean, Smith, Elaine

    Here is an excellent "how-to" guide for initiating pet-facilitated therapy programs with the elderly. Pets and the Elderly is a practical guide that explains how to implement carefully planned programs in residential and nursing homes and in geriatric and psychiatric hospitals, with pets in...

  6. Providence Animal-Assisted Activities & Therapy (PAAA/T)

    The mission of the Providence Animal-Assisted Activities & Therapy (PAAA/T) program is to share the unique benefits of the human-animal bond with the patients, staff and visitors of Providence Health System (PHS) in Olympia, Washington. We have been serving PHS since 1991.

  7. ABLEPaws

    ABLEPaws is a group of Pet Partners® (formerly Delta Society® Pet Partners®) Animal Assisted Activities and Animal Assisted Therapy (AAA/AAT) teams who are dedicated to improving and brightening the lives and the health of people through interaction with our pet resources. Our volunteer program...

  8. Newsletter of The American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 22

    Full-text: Available

    Contents:Message from the President, pg 1AVMA 2008 Speaker Abstracts and Articles, pg 1Integrating Children into Pet Owning Households, pg 4Strengthening the Body and 'The Bond', pg 6The Theilen Tribute, pg 6AVMA Summer 2008 Schedule, pg 7

  9. Exploring the human-animal bond in an animal-assisted therapy program for at-risk youth

    | Contributor(s):: Terpin, Jennifer L.

  10. A qualitative study of caring within the human-animal bond in adults living with chronic illness

    | Contributor(s):: Darling, Ardelle A.

  11. Handbook on animal-assisted therapy : theoretical foundations and guidelines for practice

    | Contributor(s):: Fine, Aubrey H.

  12. Pet partners volunteer training manual

    | Contributor(s):: Delta Society Pet Partners Program

  13. Pets and the elderly : the therapeutic bond

    | Contributor(s):: Cusack, Odean, Smith, Elaine

  14. Therapy pets : the animal-human healing partnership

    | Contributor(s):: Crawford, Jacqueline J., Pomerinke, Karen A.

  15. Where the trail grows faint : a year in the life of a therapy dog team

    | Contributor(s):: Hugo, Lynne

  16. Lost in a lost world

    | Contributor(s):: Benda, W.

  17. A case study of incarcerated males participating in a canine training program

    | Contributor(s):: Nikki S. Currie, Fred O. Bradley (adviser)

    The number of animal training programs in correctional facilities has increased in the past 25 years. Anecdotal accounts have informally assessed the efficacy of prison training programs; however, only limited systemic studies have been conducted (Britton & Button, 2005; Furst, 2006). Preliminary...

  18. Process, perspectives and benefits of animal assisted therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Laurie Christine Paquette

    The purpose of this study was to understand mental health/human services professionals‟ processes, perspectives, and beliefs about animal assisted therapy. There has been an increase in the use of animals in therapy over the last 40 years. Animals are being used to help clients with a variety...

  19. Animal-assisted therapy: the bond that heals

    | Contributor(s):: Miller, J.

  20. New and old perspectives on the therapeutic effects of animals and nature

    | Contributor(s):: Katcher, Aaron H., Beck, Alan M.