The Foundations of Animal-Assisted Interventions course offers over 20 hours of instruction on animal-assisted interventions. This course includes video lectures with closed captioning, downloadable slides and audio lectures. Learn your way, at your own pace, in your own time! This course is essential for any professional interested in including animals in their work. This may include teachers, child and youth workers, corrections officers, social workers, counsellors, psychologists and other mental health professionals. The Foundations course includes six modules focusing on different AAI topics, including ethical considerations, understanding animals and exploring current research in the field of AAI. This course also has been pre-approved by the CCPA for 24 continuing education credit hours. You will receive a certificate of completion as well. To learn more about the course and the learning objectives, feel free to explore further here: https://wrightpsychsolutions.com/animalassistedtherapytraining
The course instructor, Lyndsay Wright, is a Registered Psychologist and a Certified Animal-Assisted Therapy Professional who has been incorporating animals into mental health work since 2012. Along with the online course, you will also have access to a supportive, collaborative group of health professionals for ongoing support and learning in the area of animal-assisted intervention.