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Assistance Dog Training Minor

Prepares Students to Use Animal-Assisted Interventions in a Variety of Settings
  • 319

    Students Certified As A Paws4People Service Dog Public Access Trainer

  • #1

    In Producing Good Doggos

Program Overview
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Learn To

Understand the various roles, responsibilities, and laws related to assistance dogs and animal- assisted interventions

Apply animal behavior theories to training assistance dogs

Train an assistance dog, place an assistance dog with a client, and teach recipients to handle their assistance dogs

Use an animal to work with individuals or groups in a healthcare facility or school

Assistance dog training minors have careers in:

Plan, direct, and coordinate recreation-based treatment programs for people with disabilities, injuries, or illnesses. (Source)

Evaluating dogs' dispositions and temperaments, providing regular progress updates to clients, and teaching clients how to reinforce good behavior. (Source)

Help individuals, groups, and families prevent and cope with problems in their everyday lives. (Source)

Diagnose mental health conditions and provide treatment.

Play a critical role in the healthcare industry, working on the front lines to ensure patients receive the individualized, quality care that they need. (Source)