Events, Conferences, Courses and Evaluations
Interested in attending a
National Course or Conference
about the Human-Animal Bond?
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Looking for a
Pet Partners Team
Training Course or Evaluation?
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The PNW region of HOPE Animal Assistance Crisis Response
(AACR) is in the process of recruiting experienced Pet Partner teams for crisis and disaster work. HOPE AACR is a national organization that provides comfort & support to people whose lives have been affected by crises or disasters. Your dog must be at least 18 months old and you and he/she must have participated in at least 12 Pet Partner visits per year. You will need to attend an open house (can be via webinar), a 4 hour screening process and a 3 day workshop. The open houses and screenings will be scheduled soon and our workshop will be in Spokane, WA Aug 15, 16, & 17. Please contact Karen Hathaway, Regional Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you are interested. Watch this video
for more information.Transforming Trauma: Research Developments and Methods for Trauma-Informed Animal-Assisted Interventions
- Institute for Human-Animal Connection, University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work. Date:
May 7-8, 2014
A unique opportunity to discuss trauma, animal-assisted interventions and child maltreatment, post-traumatic stress disorder and crisis response. Register now at www.alumni.du.edu/ihacconference
. For more information: www.portfolio.du.edu/iahcconference
. EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION EXTENDED THROUGH MARCH 5, 2014
Conference Opportunity in California
Prescription: Pets (Rx:Pets) is hosting “Beyond the Basics 2014”, an educational conference Redding, California on March 14-15. The purpose is to provide continuing education for therapy animal teams and READ teams to advance their AAI skills already in practice. For more information call Rx:Pets at 877-276-9161 or email email@example.com
Conference Opportunity in Ohio
Animals for Life Foundation is hosting the 2014 Animals For Life Forum on April 9th in Cincinnati. The Forum will feature a full day of speakers, presenters and panelists speaking to the diverse interests of attendees, including animal-assisted therapy, human-animal interaction, and companion animals, including keynote speaker New York Times best-selling author, Jon Katz. For more information and to register go to: www.aflforum2014.eventbrite.com.
Explore Volunteering with Your Pet - FREE SESSION
Learn more about Pet Partners and its Therapy Animal Program. Come meet some Therapy Animal Teams, listen to their stories and experiences, and gain an understanding of what it takes to become a Therapy Animal Team!
Seattle / Bellevue, WA
For more information, please contact Jayne Ryan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (425) 679-5503.
Portland / Vancouver, OR
For more information, please contact Lisa Zeiner at email@example.com or (360) 566-7486.
New York, NY
For more information, please contact Nancy George Michalson at firstname.lastname@example.org or
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To inquire about scheduling a free speaking engagement for your group within the greater Puget Sound area, please contact Paula Scott at email@example.com or (425) 679-5516.