Product Detail

Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Incredible Range of Therapeutic Benefits
Digital Seminar
$199.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Digital Seminar
Details:
Streaming video (5 hours, 32 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
JONATHAN JORDAN, MSW, LCSW
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
10/26/2016
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
POS030075
Objectives
  1. Examine evidence-based research outcomes regarding animal-assisted interventions.
  2. Employ animal-assisted interventions as a modality to treat anxiety and depression.
  3. Establish methods to integrate animals in the treatment process for veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
  4. Design animal-assisted interventions to increase language and literacy in children with learning disorders and autism.
  5. Practice the three components of animal-assisted intervention.
  6. Differentiate the federal laws that impact animal-assisted interventions.
  7. Categorize the differences between a therapy animal and a service animal.
Outline
Brief Overview
  • Historic perspective of the human-animal emotional bond
  • Therapy animal vs. service animal vs. emotional support animal
  • Animal-assisted therapy vs. animal-assisted activities
  • Handler vs. therapist

Mindfulness of Animals and How it Helps the Human Brain
  • The neuroscience of the human-animal bond
  • Why zebras don’t get ulcers
  • Animal-assisted interventions without an animal

The Legal Landscape
  • Four federal laws that impact animal-assisted
  • interventions
  • Client rights and when not to involve an animal
  • Informed consent

Interventions and Treatment Goals
  • Physical and occupational issues
  • - Fine and gross motor skills
    - Standing balance
    - Sensory processing
  • Mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders
  • - PTSD, anxiety and depression
    - Loneliness and self-esteem
    - Autistic spectrum issues
  • Speech-Language and Learning Disabilities
  • - Dyslexia and other learning difficulties
    - Vocabulary improvement
    - Increase verbal interactions

Components of Animal-Assisted Intervention
  • How to approach clients
  • Interaction techniques for client and animal
  • Closure, documentation

Evidence-Based Research and Outcomes
  • Disorders that respond well to animal-assisted interventions
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • ADHD and related childhood educational issues
  • Speech and language disorders
  • Stroke and geriatric issues
  • Depression and anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Benefits of owning a companion animal

Start Your Own Animal-Assisted Program
  • Animal qualifications and characteristics
  • Preparing and caring for the animal
  • When the animal shows signs of stress and agitation
  • Organizations and resources for starting your animal-assisted program

Author

JONATHAN JORDAN, MSW, LCSW

Jonathan Jordan, MSW, LCSW, has over two decades of experience with animal-assisted interventions. He is a life-long animal lover and a member of the Delta Society, an internationally renowned organization dedicated to improving human well-being through nurturing interactions with animals. Over the years Jonathan, a licensed psychotherapist and executive coach, has trained a number of his own dogs to become certified therapy dogs. Not only does he integrate his certified dogs into his own practice, he also engages them in other practices and facilities to improve the lives of even more clients. Jonathan, who grew up in Ireland, began his social work career in the Himalayan Kingdom where the Buddha was born. He is a member of the Society for Neuroscience, the world’s largest organization for the study of the brain and is the author of numerous articles and a book about brain-improvement training. Jonathan is a Faculty Fellow of Florida State University and a State Qualified Clinical Supervisor in Florida who trains and mentors scores of other psychotherapists. He is a speaker on a variety of topics and has spoken on three continents, and on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC in the past few years. Jonathan is passionate about motivating others to harness the power of the human-animal emotional bond to not only improve clinical outcomes, but to make the world a better place.

Speaker Disclosure:

Financial: Jonathan Jordan is the president and part owner of Global Change Management, Inc. He receives royalties from Psychology Today. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Jonathan Jordan is a member of the Delta Society.
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Certificates of Successful Completion may be emailed, faxed or mailed to participants completing the post-test/evaluation and paying the CE fee.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.


Addiction Counselors
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California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) Provider #: OS-03-036-1017. This self-study package meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Connecticut Addiction Counselors: Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 6.25 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Counselors
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South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists: This program has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.

Texas Counselors: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


Marriage & Family Therapists
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Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #: 168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 credits.

Texas Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider #: 503. This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists
This activity meets the criteria for an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Activity. PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the American Psychological Association, which is recognized by the ANCC for behavioral health related activities.

This self-study material qualifies for 6.25 contact hours.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #: 13305 for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Nurses:
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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.6 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants - Credit Available Until: 10/26/2018
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 self-study contact hours or .6 CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate. Expires: 10/26/2018.

Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistant:
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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number BAP #77. This self-study course qualifies for 6.3 continuing education credits.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This self-study course consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.

California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants:
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PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.25 continuing competency hours.

Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 CE credit hours.

New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.6 contact hours.


Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This self-study activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1807032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 6.25 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.


Psychologists
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PESI, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI, Inc. is offering these self-study materials for 6.25 hours of continuing education credit.

Canadian Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 6.0 self-study continuing education hours.

Florida Board of Psychology:
Florida
PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number BAP #77. This product qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits. Please make sure to bring your license number to the seminar so that we can report your attendance to CE Brokers.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists
This course contains 6.0 hours of continuing education and may qualify for credit. Please retain your certificate of completion and contact your accrediting board or organization to determine if credit is available and your reporting responsibilities and requirements.

California Speech-Language Pathologists/Audiologists: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.

Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists: Approved for 7.5 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


Social Workers
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PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers will receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for completing this self-study package. Course Level: Intermediate.

Canadian Social Workers: PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers will receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for completing this self-study package. Course Level: Intermediate. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.

California Social Workers/ Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists/Licensed Educational Psychologists: The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the American Psychological Association and the ASWB. Full attendance at this course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Florida Social Workers/Marriage & Family Therapists/Mental Health Counselors:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number BAP #77. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

Illinois Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.

Kansas Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours.

Minnesota Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a post-test.

New York Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. Expires: December 31, 2017.

Ohio Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.

Pennsylvania Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists: The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the American Psychological Association and the ASWB. This course will qualify for 6.0 self-study credits. Full attendance is required, variable credits may not be awarded per the Pennsylvania State Board.


Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

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Audience
Social Workers, Counselors, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Physical Therapists, Addiction Professionals, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators, Activity Directors, Educators, School-Based Personnel