Unintended Rehabilitation: A Comparative Analysis of Prison Animal Programs
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| 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...
Oct 07 2017
5th International Veterinary Social Work Summit
Veterinary social work: Practice within veterinary settings
| Contributor(s):: Holcombe, T. Melissa, Strand, Elizabeth B., Nugent, William R., Ng, Zenithson Y.
Animal-assisted interventions: an integral piece of the collaborative treatment plan
| Contributor(s):: Maureen Renee Faiola
This qualitative study was designed using a combination of research methods to explore the benefits of using animal-assisted therapy with vulnerable populations. An analysis of the literature revealed that animal-assisted therapy is a long-standing method of treatment but there is limited...
Social Work Services in Small Animal Private Practice Settings: A Veterinarian's Perspective
| Contributor(s):: Natalie K. Leiferman
Humans share a strong bond with animals, when a pet becomes sick or dies an owner can feel extreme grief and bereavement. Research studies have shown that some veterinarians feel they are inadequately trained to handle the pet owner’s feelings of grief and loss. Social workers could have a...
Canine assisted therapy: A theoretical approach to understanding the therapeutic potential of the human-animal bond
| Contributor(s):: Piper, Johanna
The lived experiences of the effects of companion animal ownership on adaptation to conjugal grief: A phenomenological study
| Contributor(s):: Gabel, Mark F.
Nov 02 2015
4th International Veterinary Social Work Summit: A Hidden Joy: The Role of Social Work in Animal-Related Grief and Bereavement
Three Perspectives/One Service Dog: The Human-Animal Bond
| Contributor(s):: Tedeschi, Philip, Garrity, Carla, Garrity, Amy
Social Workers Advancing the Human-Animal Bond (SWAHAB)
Social Workers Advancing the Human-Animal Bond (SWAHAB) began in 2004 as a group of New York City Social Workers and some members of other disciplines who recognized that the interaction of people and other animals affected the lives of both, often in profoundly important ways. This interaction...
The Link, One Health, and Social Capital: A New Strategy for Empathy Education and Social Work
| Contributor(s):: Phil Arkow
For 150 years, animal welfare and veterinary advocates have promoted a doctrine that animal welfare will be enhanced by teaching children kindness to animals and responsible animal husbandry practices. However, these efforts have been stymied by societal and professional perceptions that “animal”...
Factors Affecting Social Workers' Inclusion of Animals in Practice
| Contributor(s):: Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Rogge, Mary E., Kawam, Elisa
Newsletter of the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 10
Contents:H.A.B.I.T.: The Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee And the Veterinarian's Role, pg 1Angels in Most Unusual Form, pg 2Coming Events, pg 3Veterinary Social Work Service - Merging Two Helping Professions, pg 4Spotlight Programs of H.A.B.I.T., pg 10H.E.R.O. of Pets, pg 12
"Souldog": The Perceived Impact of Companion Animals on Older Lesbian Adults
| Contributor(s):: Putney, Jennifer Meredith
Mens-Dierinteraksie as selfstandige studieveld: 'n multidissiplinêre uitdaging. (Afrikaans)
| Contributor(s):: Odendaal, J. S. J., Preez, M. S. E. du, Van Heerden, Magda
Pet bereavement counseling: Factors related to pet owner depression in a local veterinary hospital versus a veterinary teaching hospital
| Contributor(s):: Stutts, Judith Carolyn
An investigation into associations with attachment, companion pet attachment, empathy, and prosocial behaviors in 18-20 year old college students: A mixed methods study
| Contributor(s):: Anderson, Christian
This study examines empathy, parental attachment, companion pet attachment and social behaviors in a sample of 120 students between the ages of 18-20 enrolled at Front Range Community College in Westminster CO during the fall semester 2008. The study is based on the research questions posed by...
The role of pets in some urban American families
| Contributor(s):: Cohen, Susan Phillips
Challenging Anthropocentricism in Social Work Through Ethics and Spirituality: Lessons from Studies in Human-Animal Bonds
| Contributor(s):: Hanrahan, Cassandra