CEU Event: Scent & The Assistance Dog - the development within PTSD

When: Ongoing
Where: Online


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It has been long established that the dog can provide many health benefits to mankind, in guide work, assistance and therapy work, even education. With our world becoming ever-more stressful and mental health more understandable and common place, we are now beginning to talk about and discuss those things that only a generation ago were seen as ‘best kept quiet’ How can we now train and allow our canine partner to help us assist those who suffer mental health issues? As a retired police dog trainer of over twenty five years, and now an assistance dog trainer, I wish to take you on a personal journey that highlights the amalgamation of two very different training disciplines - A brief description of how scent work can be used to combat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Webinar Objectives Identify the advantages of the human/dog dyad as an aid to wellbeing Understand the methodology of anxiety alert Apply the value of scent dog training within the assistance dog world Realize the importance of ‘multi-agency’ methods of training Know the ‘golden-thread’ of therapy/assistance dog training dog training

Sponsor:The Pet Professional Guild
Speaker(s):Robert Hewings

Contact: Louise Stapleton-Frappell
 Email: louise@petprofessionalguild.com
 Phone: 413-648-7246
 Web: https://petprofessionalguild.com/event-2470070