Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy
  • Release Date : 28 April 2011
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 552 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0080463835
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Download or read book entitled Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy by author: Aubrey H. Fine which was release on 28 April 2011 and published by Elsevier with total page 552 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The original edition was the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the ways in which animals can assist therapists with treatment of specific populations, and/or in specific settings. The second edition continues in this vein, with 7 new chapters plus substantial revisions of continuing chapters as the research in this field has grown. New coverage includes: Animals as social supports, Use of AAT with Special Needs students, the role of animals in the family- insights for clinicians, and measuring the animal-person bond. *Contributions from veterinarians, animal trainers, psychologists, and social workers *Includes guidelines and best practices for using animals as therapeutic companions *Addresses specific types of patients and environmental situations