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Transitioning Registered Handler-animal Therapy: From the Institution to the Community
By Green
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date April 17, 2015
Pages 250
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781511467971
ISBN-10 1511467975
Dimensions 0.57 by 6 by 9 in.
Original list price $17.99
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: If you are familiar with the animal assisted therapy field, you know how important animals can be to people in emotional, physical, or psychological distress. Do you know there is a deficit in programs using animals to increase the productive results of other therapies? Art, musical, physical, and psychological therapists can use animal-assisted activities as a partner therapy for treatment of conditions.
This book focuses on a study that determined the increased positive results of care planning processes and service provision to clients. Interviews with animal-assisted handlers’ on their observations of the value of animals in programs that focus on caring for patients or clients in multiple physical and mental health environments are showcased. This book can be a resource to caregivers and families, community-based case management organizations, administrators, and human service professionals.
Read the book to learn more about the challenges and perspectives in the animal-assisted therapy industry.

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About: If you are familiar with the animal assisted therapy field, you know how important animals can be to people in emotional, physical, or psychological distress.

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