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Fall 2019
Jan 27, 2020
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PDV 110 - Pet-Assisted Therapy I
This course examine the bond between humans and companion animals through history, research, ethics, safety and legal issues, and application of Pet Assisted Therapy. The format includes lectures, discussions, videos, guest speakers, visits with credentialed family therapy pets, and field trips. Credentialing, insurance and temperament testing of pets are also addressed. By the end of Course I, students will learn how to set up safe and effective goal-oriented, treatment-based programs in a variety of settings. Students must pass PDV 110 (PAT I) and the pet must pass the temperament testing before proceeding to PDV 111 (PAT II).
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours

Levels: School of Continuing Education, Graduate Level, Graduate Level, Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Classroom Based

Personal Development Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      School of Continuing Education

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