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  1. 4-H PetPALS Juvenile Diversion Program Supports At-Risk Youth and Seniors

    Contributor(s):: Goble, Connie L., Miller, Lucinda B.

    The 4-H PetPALS Juvenile Diversion Program provides a partnership opportunity with Extension and the juvenile court system to positively impact lives of at-risk youth. At-risk youth are taught by 4-H PetPALS adult volunteer leaders and 4-H PetPALS members to value and respect the human-animal...

  2. A Healing Space: The Experiences of First Nations and Inuit Youth with Equine-Assisted Learning (EAL)

    Contributor(s):: Dell, Colleen, Chalmers, Darlene, Bresette, Nora, Swain, Sue, Rankin, Deb, Hopkins, Carol

  3. A qualitative assessment of a dog program for youth offenders in an adult prison

    Contributor(s):: Smith, H. P., Smith, H.

  4. Animal abuse and youth violence

    Contributor(s):: Ascione, Frank R.

  5. Animal Interaction Affecting Core Deficit Domains Among Children with Autism: A Meta-Analysis

    Contributor(s):: Droboniku, M. J., Mychailyszyn, M. P.

  6. Animal-assisted interventions in children's hospitals: a critical review of the literature

    Contributor(s):: Chur-Hansen, A., McArthur, M., Winefield, H., Hanieh, E., Hazel, S.

    There is a perception in the scientific and general communities that hospitalized children benefit from visits by animals. Animal-assisted interventions (AAI), including animal-assisted therapy and animal-assisted activities, usually involving dogs, are thus employed in pediatric hospitals....

  7. Animal-assisted therapy for youth: a systematic methodological critique

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    | 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...

  8. 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...

  9. Awareness of whale conservation status and whaling policy in the US - a preliminary study on American youth

    | Contributor(s):: Parsons, E. C. M., Rice, J. P., Sadeghi, L.

    In 2008, a preliminary study was conducted to provide information on awareness of cetacean (whale, dolphin and porpoise) conservation issues and the US government's policy on whaling, in a test group of US university students (n=230). When given a list of whale species, 39% of the participants...

  10. Breeding inequality: Human-animal interactions in beef production

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    | Contributor(s):: Ellis, Colter

  11. Cardiorespiratory and Biomechanical Responses to Simulated Recreational Horseback Riding in Healthy Children

    | Contributor(s):: Rigby, Brandon R., Papadakis, Zacharias, Bane, Annie A., Park, Jin K., Grandjean, Peter W.

  12. 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.

  13. Creature comfort: The effect of an animal-assisted intervention on anxiety and self-disclosure among youth exposed to community violence

    | Contributor(s):: Dizon, Marivic Rosabelle

  14. 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...

  15. Curriculum-Based Animal-Assisted Therapy in an Acute Outpatient Mental Health Setting

    | Contributor(s):: Kashden, J., Lincoln, C. R., Finn-Stevenson, M.

  16. Developing an online horseless horse learning lesson: An action research study

    | Contributor(s):: Jessica M. Bauman

    In today’s society it is becoming ever so important to find creative and influential outlets to keep young people occupied in positive ways. High quality youth programs are shown to make a positive difference in the lives of many young people; therefore, it is important to continue the use of...

  17. Developing an online horseless horse learning lesson: an action research study

    | Contributor(s):: Jessica M. Bauman, Kathleen Lodl (adviser)

    In today’s society it is becoming ever so important to find creative and influential outlets to keep young people occupied in positive ways. High quality youth programs are shown to make a positive difference in the lives of many young people; therefore, it is important to continue the use of...

  18. Does personality, delinquency, or mating effort necessarily dictate a preference for an aggressive dog?

    | Contributor(s):: Egan, V., MacKenzie, J.

  19. Dog Training Intervention Shows Social-Cognitive Change in the Journals of Incarcerated Youth

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    | 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...

  20. Eläimestä tukea : Eläimen ja nuoren vuorovaikutus

    | Contributor(s):: Kaisa Karvonen, Maria Poskiparta

    Tutkimuksemme tarkoituksena oli tutkia eläinten eri merkitystä nuorten hyvinvoinnille. Tutkimuksessamme selvitimme mitä eri merkityksiä eläimillä on nuorille ja miten eri keinoin eläimiä voidaan käyttää nuorten tukena. Halusimme tuoda...