AAT Courses/Continuing Education
(updated 3/26/14)

This is the listing of Courses and Conferences relating to the Human-Animal Bond and/or Animal-Assisted Activities/Therapy for health care professionals.  The information below is provided for your reference only - please contact the conference producer directly with any questions.

AAT Applications I
Nature's Edge Therapy Center, Rice Lake, WI
Friday, October 3, 2014
Fee: $150 (includes continental breakfast)
AAT Applications I is a highly interactive course, engaging students immediately in hands-on exercises. Learn to work with animal-handler teams to provide AAT to your clients and practice AAT techniques. You will receive a student guide for later reference. You will also be registered by Pet Partners to utilize AAT in your practice.  For more information and to register, please click here.

Animal-Assisted Therapy
University of New Hampshire Online Noncredit Course
Monday, September 29 — Friday, October 17, 2014
Practice Week: September 22
Fee: $120, .6 CEUs, CRN 143555

This noncredit course is offered in collaboartion with Pet Partners.  You will get comprehensive knowledge necessary to begin using Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) in your practice, as well as exposure to client assessment and treatment skills.  Registration deadline: September 1, 2014.  NOTE:  This course sells out quickly, so register early!!  Click here to register.

Oakland University’s Online Animal-Assisted Therapy Certificate Program
This program addresses several health and social issues, including an increased need for alternative, innovative and holistic practices. Utilizing animal assisted therapy in educational, therapeutic and health care settings benefit at-risk children and adolescents, the elderly and other special-needs populations.
For more information:
Amy Johnson
248-370-4065
Johnson2@oakland.edu
www.oakland.edu/animalassistedtherapy





ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Animal Behavior Institute
www.animaledu.com
Careers: http://www.animaledu.com/student/Careers.aspx

Dr. Phil Arkow: AAT/HCAB & Harcum College
Distance Learning courses in Animal-Assisted Therapy & Activities
www.animaltherapy.net/Harcum.html
www.animaltherapy.net/Links.html

Bergin University of Canine Studies
The Assistance Dog Institute
www.berginu.edu

Denver University
Animal-Assisted Social Work (AASW) Certificate
http://www.du.edu/socialwork/programs/oncampus/twoyear/certificates/aaswcertificate.html

University of New Hampshire
In partnership with Pet Partners, offering Pet Partners' “AAT Applications I Course” for healthcare professionals
www.learn.unh.edu/animaltherapy

University of North Texas
Center for Animal-Assisted Therapy (CAAT)
http://www.coe.unt.edu/center-animal-assisted-therapy

Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine
Center for the Human-Animal Bond
www.vet.purdue.edu/chab/edu2.htm

National Animal-Assisted Crisis Response (NAACR)
www.nationalaacr.org

HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response
www.hopeaacr.org

Cascade Canine Crisis Response
http://www.cascadecaninecr.org/index.html

If you have a relevant national or regional conference which you'd like considered for posting, please send information including a direct link to a website page about your conference (required) to info@petpartners.org

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