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Two Day Practical Guide to successful Animal-Assisted Therapeutic services

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Hereford Community Farm

Breinton Road

Hereford

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In response to the feedback gathered at previous networking and training events, the People & Animals team have put together these 2 practical days full of talks, workshops and working sessions, to support the development of Animal-Assisted Therapeutic Programmes for individuals and organisations throughout the UK and Europe.

This course covers key areas to help with funding, piloting, managing and developing services, projects and programmes to promote the human-animal bond.


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1. Understanding the human element of the AAI dynamic;

  • The definitions and differences across AAI, AAT, AAA, AAE programmes
  • Developing a therapeutic relationship through animals - different approaches
  • Ethics, confidentiality and inclusion when working with people
  • Practical session skills with insight from people working with


2. Understanding the animal element of the AAI dynamic

  • Assessment and selection of animals for AAI programmes
  • Training of animals for AAI
  • Welfare
  • Practical application - evaluation of animals for therapeutic working


3. Key skills for establishing services involving AAI

  • What to be aware of when bringing animals and people together
  • Understanding of diferent nature-based and animal-assisted ervices, projects and programmes throughout the UK
  • Understanding funding options
  • Monitoring and evaluation Project management
  • Practical session skills


There are further optional modules of self-study to continue development of your understanding of the elements, with support from the People & Animals Team, available upon completion of the above outlined course days.

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