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2013: Psychiatric Service Dogs and Emotional Support Pets Event

Psychiatric Service Dogs and Emotional Support Pets Event

When: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 11:30 am- 3 pm
Where: University of Toledo 2801 W. Bancroft St., Toledo, OH 43606-3390

Healing Companions, Inc. Holding Psychiatric Service Dogs and Emotional Support PetsĀ  Event

Event Objectives:
1. Define and distinguish between the roles and legal statues of emotional support pets and psychiatric service dogs
2. Differentiate and describe appropriate client populations and needs for emotional support pets and psychiatric service dogs
3. Describe the general avenues through which emotional support pets and psychiatric service dogs may be obtained
4. Explain at least 3 ways in which an emotional support pet may promote mental health and wellness.
5. Describe at least 3 specific ways a psychiatric service dog can function to mitigate specific psychiatric symptoms.

More Info: www.healing-companions.com and http://m.toledoblade.com/local/2013/07/26/Human-dog-bond-can-aid-health.html

There is no cost to attend the seminars, which are being jointly sponsored by the UT Social Work Program and Student Social Work Organization.