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Canine Assisted Social Work (3 CEs)
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This workshop aims to increase clinicians' understanding of the ethics of animal-assisted social work with a therapy dog, as well as the importance of positive reinforcement dog training and the co-therapists' ability to interpret dog body language and read stress signals to decrease risk.

 Export to Your Calendar 8/1/2018
When: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
From 9am-12pm
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NASW-Michigan Office
741 N Cedar
Lansing, Michigan  48906
United States
Presenter: Mary Bandfield Skene, LLMSW, AASW & Dawn Archer Pizzoferrato, ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Contact: Tricia McCarthy
517-487-1548


Online registration is available until: 7/30/2018
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Animals provide protection, emotional support, and aid in the achievement of therapeutic goals. Fostering the human–animal connection may help patients identify sustainable, long-term support to manage symptoms and maintain functioning after the therapeutic relationship with a clinical social worker has ended. This workshop aims to increase clinicians' understanding of the ethics of animal-assisted social work with a therapy dog, as well as the importance of positive reinforcement dog training and the co-therapists' ability to interpret dog body language and read stress signals to decrease risk.

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Ethics of Animal-Assisted Social Work
  2. Importance of positive reinforcement dog training
  3. Increased awareness of dog body language and stress signals

Presenters: Mary Bandfield Skene, LLMSW, AASW & Dawn Archer Pizzoferrato, ABC Certified Dog Trainer

 

This webinar is approved for 3 ethics social work CEs.

 

$40 for NASW members, $60 for future members

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