Raising Canine

Healing Companions: Psychiatric Service Dogs and Their Power To Transform Lives

Course Information:

This course is classified as an “Oldie but Goodie.” For more information on Oldies but Goodies, click here.

A presentation overviewing the uses of training and working with Psychiatric Service Dogs (PSDs). Ms. Miller will explain what the Psychiatric Service Dogs are and how they differ from other Service Dogs. She will explain strategies to support trainers, clients, and their PSDs. The strategies ensure that both the clients’ AND animals’ needs are addressed. The presentation will also explain the challenges (and some solutions) specific to working with clients with Psychiatric Disabilities, their Service animals, as well as the ethics involved, the collaboration with psychotherapists, and the ADA. She will include useful information about stress in service dogs, task training, and resources available. Ms. Miller invites you to join us in this overview of working with Psychiatric Service Dogs.

Pre-requisites OR Target Level of Knowledge: N/A
Instructor: Jane Miller
Continuing Education Units (CEUs):
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Course Length: 1.5 hours
Original Air Date: 2008
Course Cost: $10.00

Contact Information: sue@raisingcanine.com
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