Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy: Theoretical Foundations and Guidelines for Practice
Aubrey H. Fine
Elsevier, Apr 28, 2011 - Psychology - 552 pages
The original edition was the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the ways in which animals can assist therapists with treatment of specific populations, and/or in specific settings. The second edition continues in this vein, with 7 new chapters plus substantial revisions of continuing chapters as the research in this field has grown. New coverage includes: Animals as social supports, Use of AAT with Special Needs students, the role of animals in the family- insights for clinicians, and measuring the animal-person bond.
*Contributions from veterinarians, animal trainers, psychologists, and social workers
*Includes guidelines and best practices for using animals as therapeutic companions
*Addresses specific types of patients and environmental situations
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