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Tag: "animal assisted interventions"

Developing Ethical Frameworks in Animal-Assisted Social Service Delivery in Aotearoa New Zealand

Walker, P., & Tumilty, E. (2018). Developing Ethical Frameworks in Animal-Assisted Social Service Delivery in Aotearoa New Zealand. The British Journal of Social Work. Whilst social services have traditionally operated from a humanist informed practice perspective, social service interventions are increasingly including non-human animals as a key part of rehabilitation, therapy and assistance activities. WhileRead More

Animal-assisted intervention for individuals with cognitive impairment

Hu, M., Zhang, P., Leng, M., Li, C., & Chen, L. (2017). Animal-assisted intervention for individuals with cognitive impairment: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Psychiatry Research. The aim of this meta-analysis was to systematically examine the efficacy of animal-assisted intervention (AAI) for cognitive impairment patients. PubMed, Embase, the Cochrane library,Read More

Are Animal Assisted Activities dogs different from pet dogs? A comparison of their sociocognitive abilities

Cavalli, C. M., Carballo, F., Dzik, M. V., Underwood, S., & Bentosela, M. (2017). Are Animal Assisted Activities dogs different from pet dogs? A comparison of their sociocognitive abilities. Journal of Veterinary Behavior. Animal assisted activities (AAA) refer to a variety of interactions between animals and humans, intended to improve peoples wellbeing providing recreational orRead More

Scapedog: The Scapegoat Phenomenon and Other Group Dynamics Applied to a Service Dog

Rothberg, B. (2017). Scapedog: The Scapegoat Phenomenon and Other Group Dynamics Applied to a Service Dog. group, 41(3), 203-212. The creation of the specific service dog designation for people with disabilities, including psychiatric disabilities, added additional factors that deserve consideration when a dog enters a therapy group. In this article, I present clinical material andRead More

Effect of Equine-Assisted Activities on Social and Sensory Functioning of Children with Autism

Coman, D. C., Bass, M. P., Alessandri, M., Ghilain, C. S., & Llabre, M. M. (2017). Effect of Equine-Assisted Activities on Social and Sensory Functioning of Children with Autism. Society & Animals. This is a replication, randomized control trial, that investigated the therapeutic effects of a 12-week equine-assisted (EA) intervention on the social and sensoryRead More