Julie Casey MSW, RSW

Wellness Care Farm

Nourishing Hearts

Training include:

Introduction Course to Animal Assisted Interventions

Date: Saturday February 24th, 2018

Time: 9:30 - 3:30

Location: Nourishing Hearts Wellness Care Farm

               21907 Queens Line, Rodney, ON

Cost: $200 (Option for payment installments) (Student rate $150)

Additional Information: 

  • Please dress warmly for the hands-on participation, as the training is held in an unheated barn.
  • Coffee and tea is provided. Please bring a packed lunch.


Wondering if Animal Assisted Interventions is right for you? Come learn about the basics and where to start your career.

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Course Details

Nourishing Hearts Wellness Care Farm is offering a full day information session that includes hands-on training with farm therapy animals.


  • Appropriate Therapy Animals 
  • Definitions &Terminology 
  • Animal Welfare & Ethics 
  • Industry Standards 
  • Risk Management 
  • Human-Animal Bond  
  • Biophilia/Nature Deficit/Oxytocin 
  • Animal Assisted Intervention
    • History and Current Development  
    • Therapeutic Enhancement
    • Benefits 
    • Therapeutic Touch
  • Animal Assisted Therapy and Example Techniques
  • Animal Assisted Psychotherapy Theoretical Backgrounds 
  • Animal Assisted Psychotherapy Example Techniques 
  • EAGALA - Equine Assisted Growth & Learning
  • Resources
  • Hands-on Demonstration
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