The AAT Applications 1 Course

Overview

The AAT Applications 1 course is a highly interactive course, engaging students immediately in hands-on exercises.  In this course, students will learn to work with animal-handler teams to provide AAT to their clients, and learn to incorporate and practice AAT techniques. 

Who should attend this course?

* Addiction Counselors
* Child Life Specialists
* Educators
* Mental Health Providers
* Nurses
* Physical Therapists
* Physicians
* Occupational Therapists
* Recreation Therapists
* Speech / Language Pathologists
* Social Workers
* Other Healthcare Professionals

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the difference between a service animal and a therapy animal.
  • Identify three assessment criteria for client participation in AAT.
  • Analyze dynamics that impact selection of appropriate animal-handler teams.
  • Identify four behavioral indicators of animal stress.
  • Identify two ways an animal may be incorporated into client treatment plans.
  • Identify three documentation formats applicable to AAT.
  • Locate three reference works for standards-based AAT practice.

 

Looking for a course?

Select the Courses and Conferences link on the left side of the page or contact one of the instructors via the directory below.

AAT Applications 1 Course Instructor Directory
 
 

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