PET PARTNERS  
875 124th Ave NE #101
Bellevue, WA 98005
U.S.A.

Federal Tax ID: 91-1158281

 

Phone: (425) 679-5500


Mission Statement:
Pet Partners is the leader in promoting and demonstrating that positive human–animal interactions improve the physical, emotional and psychological lives of those we serve.
 

Become a Pet Partners Licensed Team Evaluator

A Pet Partners Licensed Team Evaluator is an experienced therapy animal team volunteer who has completed and passed training to be licensed to evaluate prospective new and renewing therapy animal teams. 

View the detailed Team Evaluator Volunteer Job Description 
(pdf)

Prerequisites:
  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must be a current registered therapy animal team volunteer for at least two years - either as a volunteer with an animal, or a therapy animal program volunteer without an animal. However, a volunteer without an animal must have had the experience of going through the therapy animal program evaluation.
  • Must have at least a 50 combined hours of visiting experience, or shadowing in the case of a volunteer without an animal, in at least two or more different environments within the previous two years.

Steps to Becoming a Licensed Team Evaluator:
  1. Complete the Evaluator Qualification Form~ 
    • Open enrollment for new team evaluators is currently closed and will be available later on this year.  If  you wish to attend the September 20, 2014, Team Evaluator Practicum in Rome, GA and are not a current Team Evaluator Candidate please contact supportolc@petpartners.org for instructions.
  2. Pass the Team Evaluator Online Course
  3. Pass the Team Evaluator In-person Practicum
  4. Submit Team Evaluator Licensing Agreement with payment


Please note: All potential Team Evaluators will need to attend an in-person Team Evaluator Course Practicum (US locations vary), which includes an assessment of the student's performance during the Practicum. Students are allowed two attempts to pass the Practicum.

2014 Team Evaluator Practicums*

Completion of steps 1 & 2 are required in order to attend a Practicum.  Practicums are scheduled in regional locations at the beginning of the year based on the home states of individuals who have been approved to become Team Evaluators.

Special thanks to the funders of our 2014 Practicums including Planet Dog Foundation, Giant Steps Foundation and the Frank M. and Gertrude R. Doyle Foundation.

Date Start End City, State Cost Status*
Sunday, June 8, 2014 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Tucson, AZ $65 Completed
Saturday & Sunday, June 28 & 29, 2014 9:00 a.m. 5:00 a.m. Denver, CO $150 Completed
Saturday, July 19, 2014 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Cincinnati, OH $65 Completed
Saturday, August 9, 2014 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Roanoke, VA $65 Closed
Sunday, August 10, 2014 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. North Grafton, MA $65 Closed
Saturday, August 16, 2014 8:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Madison, WI $65 Closed
Saturday & Sunday, August 16 & 17, 2014 8:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Redding, CA $150  Contact Site
Saturday, September 6, 2014 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Portland, OR $65 Waitlist
Saturday, September 20, 2014 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Rome, GA $65 Open















*All attendees must complete the Team Evaluator Online Course 30-days in advance of the practicum.


2013 Practicum Dates

Date Start End City, State Status
Saturday, August 17, 2013 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Salt Lake City, UT  Completed
Sunday, September 22, 2013 9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Minneapolis, MN Completed
Saturday, October 5, 2013 9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Austin, TX Completed
Saturday, October 5, 2013 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Chicago, IL Completed
Saturday, October 26, 2013 8:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Birmingham, AL Completed
Sunday, October 27, 2013 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Naples, FL Completed
Saturday, November 9, 2013 9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Austin, TX Completed
Saturday, November 9, 2013 9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Costa Mesa, CA Completed
Sunday, November 10, 2013 9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Costa Mesa, CA Completed
Saturday, November 23, 2013  9:00 a.m.  6:00 p.m.  Dallas, TX Completed

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