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Utilizing animal assisted interventions in elementary schools

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dc.contributor.author France, Catherine E.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-23T23:38:24Z
dc.date.available 2018-07-23T23:38:24Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11122/8836
dc.description Master's Project (M.Ed.) University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2014 en_US
dc.description.abstract Animal Assisted Interventions in the elementary school counseling setting involves the school counselor choosing to bring in an animal, commonly a dog, to assist in counseling interventions with a student. The counselor uses the dog as a tool to build a secure and trusting rapport with the student. The counselor is the facilitator of the session; the dog is used in a variety of ways to increase and aide in the benefits of the counseling session. This project illustrates the positive impact of the human-animal bond, the steps necessary to bring animal assisted interventions into a school, and the theoretical base that supports animal assisted interventions. This information is also presented as a website to be easily accessible for counselors, parents, and educators. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Animals en_US
dc.subject Therapeutic use en_US
dc.subject Pets en_US
dc.subject Human-animal relationships en_US
dc.subject Counseling in elementary education en_US
dc.title Utilizing animal assisted interventions in elementary schools en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.type.degree med
dc.identifier.department Masters of Education in Counseling
dc.contributor.committee Cook, Christine
dc.contributor.committee Morotti, Allan
dc.contributor.committee Brashear, Dawn


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