Animal Assisted Interventions are gaining a stronger presence with society and is being utilized by diverse and multidisciplinary professions, to help ameliorate diverse human needs in a variety of health care settings. According to Hanrahan (2013) provincial study, there is increasing inter-professional health collaborative research that reports substantial evidence of physiological, psychological, emotional, and spiritual human health benefits from AAI across diverse disciplines.
Professional Disciplines Utilizing AAI
AAI Utilized in Diverse Settings
Animal Assisted Interventions supports individuals across the lifespan with diverse needs encompassing physical, emotional, cognitive, spiritual, behavioural and social challenges:
(Hanrahan, C., (2013). Social work and human animal bonds and benefits in health research: A provincial study. Critical Social Work, 14(1). )
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