The Association of Animal-Assisted Intervention Professionals (AAAIP) is a professional home for health care providers, educators, and others to gain the knowledge needed to safely and ethically practice animal-assisted interventions while advancing the field.
Inspired by a gap in services and based on in-depth market analysis, AAAIP is an approach to meet the field where it is while facilitating advancements as the field and AAAIP grow.
Who should join AAAIP?
AAAIP Member Benefits:
The Animal-Assisted Intervention Specialist (AAI-S) certification will examine topics deemed essential by a team of subject matter experts and will help professionals demonstrate an awareness of best practices in AAI. This exam will assess professional knowledge in integrating AAI as a complementary treatment modality within an existing scope of practice.
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