08/10/17 Animal Assisted Interventions

Animal Assisted Interventions: Creating a competent, compassionate, and cross-disciplinary future
08/10/2017, 08:00 AM - 08/11/2017, 05:00 PM
August 10
2017/08/10 08:00
Thursday, August 10, 2017
2017/8/10
08:00 AM
2017/8/11
05:00 PM

Learn hands-on, practical applications of animal assisted interventions (AAIs) as well as how AAIs have helped a variety of populations from experts in the field. Current or interested practitioners welcome. CEUs pending.

Keynote speaker

2017_MAYA_GUPTADr. Maya Gupta, Senior director of applied research with the ASPCA where she evaluates the ASPCA's anti-cruelty efforts and design, and conduct research on topics related to keeping people and their pets together.

Other topics include dog behavior and training, the law related to AAIs, competencies in AAI, case scenarios from other programs, developing course curriculum and more.

Attendees will:

  • Engage in learning skills related to animal behavior in a practical, hands-on setting
  • Be able to identify the competencies of practice and gain session plan ideas
  • Hear from program directors working with a variety of populations to learn about their successes and set backs
  • Understand the legal and ethical responsibilities of practicing AAI within their scope of practice

Cost

  • $275
  • $235 (early bird – register by June 30, 2017)
  • $215 student rate (no CEUs)

Due to the hands-on nature of this conference, space is limited.

AGENDA* (subject to change)

Thursday7:30-8aRegistration /BreakfastTheme: Practical Applications
8a-8:20aIntroduction 
8:20-9:20aKim CardecciaSelf awareness and objectively determining if your animal is 'happy'
9:20-10:20Laura SandersCase study: AAI with a young refugee man
10:35-11:45Break Out Sessions

Juliann Perdue: Incorporating AAIs into Curriculum
Ann Griffen: AAI and the Law
Leslie Stewart: Competencies in Practice
Donna Clarke: Triad of Treatment
Darlene Chambers: PAWS (Case study)
Kristen Roebeck: Autism and AAIs
Ashley Karas: Practicum Center
Jennifer Cepnick: Ethics

11:45-1:00pLUNCH 
1:00- 4:00pCJ BentleyDog training/dog behavior/bodylanguage
4:15-5:00pQ&AAll panelists
Friday 7:30-8:00Registration/breakfast Theme: Theoretical
8:00-8:20Introduction 
8:20-10:20Maya GuptaAnimal Welfare
10:35-11:45Break Out Juliann Perdue: Incorporating AAIs into Curriculum
Ann Griffen: AAI and the Law
Leslie Stewart: Competencies in Practice
Donna Clarke: Triad of Treatment
Darlene Chambers: PAWS (Case study)
Kristen Roebeck: Autism and AAIs
Ashley Karas: Practicum Center
Jennifer Cepnick: Ethics
11:45-1:00LUNCH
1:00-2:00Laura BruneauTheories related to AAIs
2:00-3:00Claudia Combs (?) Compassion Fatigue
3:15-4:15Kim CardecciaSelf Awareness
4:15-5:00Q&AAll panelists



For more information or to register, visit oakland.edu/animalassistedtherapy or contact Amy Johnson at johnson2@oakland.edu.

*CEUs for social workers, teachers, counselors

Register now

Location

Human Health Building

433 Meadow Brook Road

Rochester , MI 48309-4452

#

Contact Information
Amy Johnson