Rising up through Animal Assisted Therapy

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Bailey Bare , Eastern Kentucky University
Victoria Mings , Eastern Kentucky University
Growing in popularity is the inclusion of animals in rehabilitation.  Animal-assisted therapy can facilitate the rehabilitation process and increase the quality of therapeutic interaction.  This presentation will illustrate the physical and mental benefits provided when animal-assisted therapy is used in conjunction with the typical therapeutic methods.