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Animal-Assisted Interventions in Health Care Settings: A Best Practices Manual for Establishing New Programs

June 17, 2019

Written by The Center for Human-Animal Interaction's own team comprised of Dr. Sandra Barker, Mrs. Rebecca Vokes and Dr. Randolph Barker, Animal-Assisted Interventions in Health Care Settings: A Best Practices Manual for Establishing New Programs provides information on how to develop, implement, oversee and evaluate AAI programs in healthcare settings. The first manual of its kind, the manual features best practices, reasoning behind those practices and research into the benefits of human-animal interaction. The manual includes easily adaptable templates that can be used to create procedures, trainings and oversight guidelines which can be used by program adminstrators and volunteers alike. 

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