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  1. 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...

  2. Oct 07 2017

    5th International Veterinary Social Work Summit

    The 5th International Veterinary Social Work Summit will include an animal-assisted interventions workshop, Mediators without Borders conflict resolution coach training and Mediators without...

  3. Veterinary social work: Practice within veterinary settings

    | Contributor(s):: Holcombe, T. Melissa, Strand, Elizabeth B., Nugent, William R., Ng, Zenithson Y.

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Canine assisted therapy: A theoretical approach to understanding the therapeutic potential of the human-animal bond

    | Contributor(s):: Piper, Johanna

  7. The lived experiences of the effects of companion animal ownership on adaptation to conjugal grief: A phenomenological study

    | Contributor(s):: Gabel, Mark F.

  8. Nov 02 2015

    4th International Veterinary Social Work Summit: A Hidden Joy: The Role of Social Work in Animal-Related Grief and Bereavement

    Veterinary Social Work is an area of social work practice that attends to the human needs that arise in the intersection of veterinary medicine and social work practice. The four areas of...

  9. Three Perspectives/One Service Dog: The Human-Animal Bond

    | Contributor(s):: Tedeschi, Philip, Garrity, Carla, Garrity, Amy

  10. Laura McCarty

  11. 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...

  12. 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”...

  13. Factors Affecting Social Workers' Inclusion of Animals in Practice

    | Contributor(s):: Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Rogge, Mary E., Kawam, Elisa

  14. Newsletter of the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 10

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    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

  15. "Souldog": The Perceived Impact of Companion Animals on Older Lesbian Adults

    | Contributor(s):: Putney, Jennifer Meredith

  16. Mens-Dierinteraksie as selfstandige studieveld: 'n multidissiplinêre uitdaging. (Afrikaans)

    | Contributor(s):: Odendaal, J. S. J., Preez, M. S. E. du, Van Heerden, Magda

  17. Pet bereavement counseling: Factors related to pet owner depression in a local veterinary hospital versus a veterinary teaching hospital

    | Contributor(s):: Stutts, Judith Carolyn

  18. 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...

  19. The role of pets in some urban American families

    | Contributor(s):: Cohen, Susan Phillips

  20. Challenging Anthropocentricism in Social Work Through Ethics and Spirituality: Lessons from Studies in Human-Animal Bonds

    | Contributor(s):: Hanrahan, Cassandra