Animal Interaction Affecting Core Deficit Domains Among Children with Autism: A Meta-Analysis
Contributor(s):: Droboniku, M. J., Mychailyszyn, M. P.
Revisiting a Link: Animal Abuse, Bullying, and Empathy in Australian Youth
| Contributor(s):: Denise Parkes, Tania Signal
Experience of deliberate animal harm has been found to be a risk factor for school-based violence and later criminality. However, much of the extant research is based on retrospective or caregiver reports with few studies surveying youth directly. The aim of the current study was to address...
Equine facilitated psychotherapy with young people: Why insurance coverage matters
| Contributor(s):: Ballard, Isabel, Vincent, Aviva, Collins, Cyleste
The impact of service dogs on children, youth and their families: A systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Lindsay, S., Thiyagarajah, K.
Curriculum-Based Animal-Assisted Therapy in an Acute Outpatient Mental Health Setting
| Contributor(s):: Kashden, J., Lincoln, C. R., Finn-Stevenson, M.
Assessing Youth Perceptions and Knowledge of Ethics at 4-H Horse Shows in Louisiana
| Contributor(s):: Walker, Neely, Cater, Melissa, Bourg, Brittany, Devall, Hannah, Sarver, Megan
Due to the increased awareness of animal welfare issues and sensitized attitudes throughout society, youth animal projects provide a unique opportunity to assess and impact youth understanding and attitudes regarding animal welfare. Animal ethics training is not an uncommon requirement for...
Sosiaalipedagoginen koiratoiminta seurakunnan koulutyön toimintamenetelmänä
| Contributor(s):: Mirva Heikkinen
Sosiaalipedagoginen koiratoiminta seurakunnan koulutyön toimintamenetelmänä opinnäytetyö kertoo teorian avulla ihmisille, miksi sosiaalipedagoginen koiratoiminta toimii hyvin tunne- ja vuorovaikutuskasvatuksen työmenetelmänä seurakunnan...
Robinson Outreach at Rivercross Ranch (ROARR)
Robinson Outreach at RiverCross Ranch strives to relieve the conditions associated with youth and elderly in need, by providing Equine Assisted Learning and related therapies.
Shaping healthy habits in children with neurodevelopmental and mental health disorders: parent perceptions of barriers, facilitators and promising strategies
| Contributor(s):: Bowling, A., Blaine, R. E., Kaur, R., Davison, K. K.
A qualitative assessment of a dog program for youth offenders in an adult prison
| Contributor(s):: Smith, H. P., Smith, H.
Commentary on: How Schools Enhance the Development of Young People’s Resilience, by Ungar, Connelly, Liebenberg, and Theron, 2017
| Contributor(s):: Arat, Gizem, Wong, Paul W. C.
Dog Training Intervention Shows Social-Cognitive Change in the Journals of Incarcerated Youth
| Contributor(s):: Syzmanski, T., Casey, R. J., Johnson, A., Cano, A.
There is limited research assessing the effectiveness of Animal-Assisted Therapy in at-risk adolescent populations. In a recent study, 138 adjudicated adolescents participated in a randomized controlled trial of an animal-assisted intervention, in which participants either trained shelter dogs...
Crossing Bridges Therapeutic Riding Center
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Crossing Bridges is a therapeutic riding center serving students ages 3+ in the Rogue Valley. We serve special needs students as well as able-bodied individuals. Approximately 90 students come to Crossing Bridges each week for lessons. Our goal is to encourage positive behaviors and...
The Potential of Green Care Interventions to Promote Positive Youth Development with a One Health Lens
| Contributor(s):: Hagit Brandes
The first part of this study is making a conceptual tie between three distinct bodies of knowledge: Green Care, Positive Youth Development (PYD), and One Health. Green Care is an organizing construct for various interventions that use nature as a framework. I suggest that a nature-based program...
Stable Moments started as a non-profit organization in Georgia. Through trial and error the dream of a world where community members played an active role in the lives of foster and adopted children took shape. To be successful, structured plans of care, activities and trainings had to be...
Equine Assisted Transitions, Inc.
Equine Assisted Transitions, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization - receiving tax exempt status in November 2009. It was founded by Susan Garon, a licensed marriage and family therapist who developed a pilot program, Horses Healing Hearts, in Anderson County, Kentucky in June...
Promoting Social Competence among Low-Income Urban Appalachian Adolescents
| Contributor(s):: Fred C. Hoeweler
New learning worlds: the significance of nature in the lives of marginalised young people
| Contributor(s):: Jocey Quinn
This article explores a hitherto neglected issue: the significance of nature in the learning lives of marginalised young people. Drawing on both post-human and sociocultural perspectives, it develops a theoretical analysis of this important subject. It uses research with 114 young people in jobs...
Girls' Challenge Seeking: How Outdoor Exposure Can Support Girls in Taking Positive Risks
| Contributor(s):: Kallen Tsikalas, Karyn L. Martin
Animal-assisted therapy for youth: a systematic methodological critique
| Contributor(s):: Dana. K. May, Nicholas P. Seivert, Annmarie Cano, Rita J. Casey, Amy Johnson
Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) for youth has the potential to benefit both physical and mental health outcomes. Yet little is known about the extent to which study designs in this area are aligned with established standards of intervention research. This critical review assesses current research...