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Literature review and manual : animal-assisted therapy

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dc.contributor.advisor Pei, Jacqueline
dc.contributor.author Cole, Mary
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education
dc.date.accessioned 2009-09-16T19:45:11Z
dc.date.available 2009-09-16T19:45:11Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/758
dc.description ix, 199 leaves ; 28 cm. -- en
dc.description.abstract In this paper research of animals in therapy is reviewed and then used to inform a manual on the topic. A history of the field, a discussion of terminology, and a summary of therapies utilizing animals prefaces the review. Key research in animal therapy is reviewed, followed by contemplation of animal therapy in counselling, including therapeutic techniques, populations who may benefit from animals in counselling, and a discussion of benefits, challenges and ethical considerations. Welfare of animals in counselling is explored, followed by a synopsis, possible future directions in research and a conclusion. The manual designed for counsellors draws from this review and the writer’s experience to provide thoughtful and practical information for the practitioner interested in Animal Assisted Therapy. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2009 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Project (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education) en
dc.subject Campus Alberta Applied Psychology en
dc.subject Pets -- Therapeutic use en
dc.subject Human-animal relationships en
dc.title Literature review and manual : animal-assisted therapy en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.publisher.faculty Education en

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