The New School of Therapy
Have you considered a therapy dog program in your school? Increasingly, school educators across the country are realizing the benefits of therapy dogs in the school environment. Yes, there are questions and challenges to adopting a dog therapy program, but the below PDF seeks to address those issues, and outline a step by step process to implementing a program that can bring a valuable resource to your school.
A Guide to Therapy Dogs
The purpose of the below PDF is to help school administrators and educators better understand the benefits of animal assisted therapy in a school setting. In addition, it addresses the common objections or concerns for placing therapy dogs in a school. It also outlines helpful steps in implementing a program, and suggests resources for developing programs for educators, counselors, and others to easily integrate dogs into their respective areas.