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Animal Assisted Interventions: Introductory Workshop

Nourishing Hearts Wellness Care Farm offers a full day introduction & training workshop that includes hands-on experiences with farm therapy animals. The workshop is intended for trained mental health workers.

Training include:

  • 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

  • Resources

  • Hands-on Demonstration

Workshop Details:

Date: TBD

Time: 9:00 - 4:30

Location: Nourishing Hearts Wellness Care Farm

               21907 Queens Line, Rodney, ON

Cost: $250+ HST 

Additional Information: 

  • Please dress for the weather. 

  • Coffee and tea is provided. Please bring a packed lunch.

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