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Introductory Workshop

Location: ​Burpengary, SEQLD
When: ​See below for dates & availability
Cost: $245+GST, 9am-3.00pm (lunch & refreshments provided***)

This is an introduction to Animal Assisted Therapy for all allied health providers, and students - with partiucular focus for Psychologists & Occupational Therapists, however Social Workers, Counsellors and the like will also benefit. If you are interested in starting your journey towards working with an animal, or just want to find out more about the field, then this is the workshop for you. Samantha & Jess are passionate about helping to build this field on strong foundations by creating a very safe and professional service for clients. This workshop will provide you with the building blocks to start your journey.

Our own trained Therapy Dogs will be present at all workshops. 

Topics that will be covered include:
What is Animal Assisted Therapy - What it's not
What is the Human-Animal Bond
Which species can be worked with
AAT & Psychology
​AAT & Occupational Therapy
Ethical considerations – for you, your client & your animal. 

 Legal considerations
Animal selection & training standards​
Practical demonstrations  
 Logistics – how do you do this
Summary of some of the costs involved in this industry
 Discussion time – Q&A based on each participant’s specific situation. 

Payment Information:

Payment is to be made via direct deposit, payment is to be made either in full at the time of registration, or a payment plan can be organised if required. Please nominate if you would prefer a payment plan at the time of registration and the appropriate invoice / information will be provided within 24 hours.  We require payment to secure your place in the workshop. All payments are non-refundable for cancellations within 14 days of the date of the workshop. 


*** Please note, Unfortunately, we are not able to cater for individual dietary requirements. If you have special requirements, please email us in the week prior to the course and we will advise what is on the menu for the day. If you need to bring an alternative, there are facilities on site such as a fridge. 


  Planned dates for the 1-Day Workshop:​​​

 

Saturday 1st Feb 2020

Friday 8th May 2020 


More 2020 dates will be released before May 2020. Check back regularly for registration open dates, or follow our Facebook page.

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Therapy Dogs Australia

info@therapydog.com.au