Webinar for HAI members

Our next FREE online webinar for HAI members.

Becoming a Pet Partner:  The Standards and Rationale behind the Therapy Animal Registration Process

Wednesday July 10, 9-10 AM Mountain Time

Presenter: Mary Margaret Callahan – Chief Mission Officer for Pet Partners

This training will provide a step-by-step guide to for practitioners who would like to prepare for and register with Pet Partners. Rationale for each of step in the registration process will be highlighted in a way that allows professionals to document that they have exercised the highest possible integrity of the intervention. This training will also help practitioners decide whether or not their pet is a good fit for this work

The importance of training on the human side of the leash will be presented, outlining the curriculum that new Pet Partners handlers interact with throughout the registration process. Standards of practice in AAI will be discussed, with special emphasis being paid to the humane treatment of our animal co-therapists. Finally, resources that are made available to Pet Partners handlers will be introduced, specifically outlining opportunities for continued education and therapy animal advocacy that are available through the Pet Partners program.

To reserve your place or ask a question – email Lori.kogan@colostate.edu