Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy: Foundations and Guidelines for Animal-Assisted Interventions, Fifth Edition highlights advances in the field, with seven new chapters and revisions to over 75% of the material. This book will help therapists discover the benefits of incorporating animal assisted therapy into their practice, how to design and implement animal assisted interventions, and the efficacy of animal assisted therapy with different disorders and patient populations. Coverage includes the use of AAT with children, families and the elderly, in counseling and psychotherapy settings, and for treating a variety of specific disorders.
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SECTION II Animal-Assisted Interventions and Therapy: Conceptual Model and Guidelines for Quality Assurance 8. What's Love Got to Do with It? Selecting Animals for Animal-Assisted Mental Health Interventions Maureen MacNamara, Jeannine Moga, and Christopher Pachel 9. Getting the Right Dog for the Right Job for Animal Assisted Interventions (AAI): Essential Understanding of Dog Behavior and Ethology for those working within AAI Daniel Mills, Jennifer Rogers, Greta Kerulo, Annika Bremhorst, Sophie Hall 10. The Role of the Equine in Animal-Assisted Interactions Donna Latella, and Barbara Abrams 11. Understanding the Other End of the Leash: What Therapists Need to Understand about Their Cotherapists Patricia McConnell, and Aubrey H. Fine 12. Our Ethical and Moral Responsibility: Ensuring the Welfare of Therapy Animals Zenithson Ng, Julie D. Albright, Aubrey H. Fine, Jose M. Peralta 13. The Veterinarian's Role in Safe and Effective Animal-Assisted Interventions Lisa M. Freeman, and Deborah E. Linder
SECTION III Best Practices in Animal-Assisted Therapy: Guidelines for Use of AAT with Special Populations 14. Incorporating Animal-Assisted Interventions into Psychotherapy Guidelines and Suggestions for Therapists Aubrey H. Fine 15. Application of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Professional Mental Health Settings: An Overview of Practice Considerations Risë VanFleet, Aubrey H. Fine and Tracie Faa-Thompson 16. Animals in the Lives of Children Gail F. Melson, Aubrey H. Fine 17. Animals in Educational Settings: Research and Practice Nancy R. Gee, and Aubrey H. Fine 18. The Roles of Animals for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder Temple Grandin, Aubrey H. Fine, Marguerite E. O'Haire, Gretchen Carlisle and Robin Gabriels 19. Animal Assisted Interventions for Children with Disorders of Executive Function: The Influence of Humane Education and Character Development on the P.A.C.K. Model Sabrina E.B. Schuck, Aubrey H. Fine, Maryam M. Abdullah, and Kimberly D. Lakes 20. Human-Animal Interaction in the Aging Boom Rebecca A. Johnson, Jessica L. Bibbo, and Lynette Harvey 21. Animal-Assisted Interventions in Hospitals Sandra B. Barker and Randolf T. Barker 22. Animal-Assisted Activities in Colleges and Universities: An Efficient Model for Reducing Student Stress Molly K. Crossman 23. Understanding the Role of Human-Animal Interaction in the Family Context Megan Kiely Mueller, Aubrey H. Fine and Marguerite E. O'Haire 24. Treating Human Trauma with the Help of Animals: Trauma-informed Intervention for Child Maltreatment and Adult Post-traumatic Stress Philip Tedeschi, Molly Anne Jenkins, Nancy Parish-Plass, Meg Daley Olmert, and Rick A. Yount 25. Animal-Assisted Occupational Therapy: Guidelines for Standards, Theory and Practice Melissa Y. Winkle, Karen Ni 26. Developing Community-Based AAI Programs: Supporting Paws on the Ground Ken Gorczyca, Aubrey H. Fine, Michael Kaufman, John L. Lipp, Kaushik Roy Part A: San Francisco's Pets Are Wonderful Support: Our Story and What We Learned Part B: Editorial: Considerations Toward Organizational Sustainability in Human-Animal Interaction Programs
SECTION IV Special Topics in Animal-Assisted Interventions 27. Research, Practice, Science and Public Policy
How They Fit Together in the Context of AAI Steven Feldman, Aubrey H Fine and Lindsey Melfi 28. Global Best Practices in Applying AAI: Snapshots of Unique Treatments Introduction: Aubrey Fine Snapshot One: Animal Care at the Center of a Human-Animal Interaction Program: Building Character with a Focus on Animal Welfare Miyako Kinoshita Snapshot Two: AAI and Eating Disorders Patricia Flaherty Fischette Snapshot Three: Teacher's Pet: Dogs and Kids Learning Together: Pairing At-Risk Youth With Hard-to-Adopt Shelter Dogs Amy Johnson Snapshot Four: Integrating Animals into Neurorehabilitation Karin Hediger Snapshot Five: A Model of AAI in Pediatric Settings
From MRI Scan to Neuropsychiatry, Passing by PICU, Special Needs Dentistry, and Neurosurgery Francesca Mugnai and Klaus Peter Biermann Snapshot Six: Bringing Animal-Assisted Intervention into the Mainstream
Case Study from Dog for Good, UK Peter Gorbing Snapshot Seven: Therapeutic Doga: Yoga and Human-Animal Interactions Melissa Y. Winkle and Ashley R. Prokopiak Snapshot Eight: Horses Touch More Than Our Skin: An Example of Equine-Assisted Palliative Care Rosawitha Zink and Renate Deimel Snapshot Nine: The PATH to Success Program Patricia Pendry 29. Methodological Standards and Strategies for Establishing the Evidence Base of Animal-Assisted Interventions Alan E. Kazdin 30. Animal-Assisted Interventions Within an International Perspective: Trends, Research and Practices Marie-Jose Enders-Slegers, Karin Hediger, Andrea Beetz, Brinda Jegatheeson, and Dennis Turner 31. The Research Challenge: Threats to the Validity of Human-Animal Interaction Intervention Studies and Suggestions for Improvement Molly K. Crossman & Harold Herzog 32. Strengthening the Foundation of Human-Animal Interaction Research: Recent Developments in a Rapidly-Growing Field Sandra McCune, Katherine A. Kruger, James A. Griffin, Layla Esposito, Regina Bures, Karyl J. Hurley, Nancy R. Gee
The IAHAIO Definitions for Animal-Assisted Intervention and Guidelines for Wellness of Animals Involved
Dr. Fine received his graduate degree from University of Cincinnati in 1982 and has been on the faculty at California State Polytechnic University since 1981. His leadership among faculty and teaching excellence earned him the prestigious Wang Award in 2001, given to a distinguished professor within the California State University system (23 Universities), in this instance for exceptional commitment, dedication, and exemplary contributions within the areas of education and applied sciences. Dr. Fine is also a licensed psychologist who opened his practice in Southern California in 1987. His practice specializes in treating children with ADHD, learning disabilities, developmental disorders and parent child relations.