Division 17, Section 13 of the American Psychological Association


The Section on Human Animal Interaction: Research & Practice, of Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association is dedicated to professional and scholarly activities that advance the understanding of human-animal interactions as they relate to psychology.



Upcoming HAI Events

August 6, 2020: 10-10:50am EST

American Psychological Association (APA) Convention: HAI Section Social Hour and Student Poster Session

ONLINE (via Zoom)

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88160081883

August 6, 2020: 6-6:50pm EST

APA Convention: HAI Section Student Poster Session

ONLINE (via Zoom, Zoom registration required)

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlcuuopjorGNbq9NhU53dQWMUq3btG2P8E

August 31, 2020

Institute for Human-Animal Connection Humane Education Practitioner Certificate - Applications to enroll due August 31

ONLINE + 1 residential workshop in Denver, CO

To learn more about this 8-month, post-graduate professional development program (and to apply), please visit: https://socialwork.du.edu/humananimalconnection/education-certificates/humane-education-practitioner-certificate 

September 3-5, 2020

ISAZ 2020 Conference - One Health, One Welfare: Wellbeing for all in human-animal interactions

ONLINE (Virtual ISAZ Conference)


Questions? Please contact: conferences@isaz.net

September 9, 2020: 10-11:30am MT

APA-HAI CE Webinar: "Compassion Fatigue - Helping the Helpers" presented by Andria Corso and Lori Kogan ONLINE 

Questions? Please contact: Lori.kogan@colostate.edu

To register, please visit: http://colostate.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_23urp67oECIs8Ml

October 8-10, 2020

6th International Veterinary Social Work Summit 

ONLINE (Virtual Summit, University of Tennessee at Knoxville)

Questions? Please contact: vetsocialwork@utk.edu

November 30, 2020

Call for Papers: "Therapies incorporating horses to benefit people: What are they and how are they distinct?"

Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin (APA-HAI journal) 

Papers DUE November 30, 2020. Please direct any inquiries (e.g., suitability, format, scope, etc.) about this special issue to the guest editor, Wendy Wood (wendy.wood@colostate.edu)

Every 2 weeks: Thursdays (10-11am MT) 

"Yappy Hour" - A support group for AAI providers (hosted by the APA-HAI Section) 

ONLINE (via Zoom)

To register, please email: lori.kogan@colostate.edu

Monthly  Strategy Planning Sessions: "Alternative AAI Options During COVID" (hosted by the APA-HAI Section) ONLINE (via Zoom) To register, please email: lori.kogan@colostate.edu
  "Animal-Assisted Therapy in Counseling Course" offered by HumAnima CIC

ONLINE (14 modules + Live Q&A calls via Zoom)

For more details, please contact: info@humanima.co.uk