Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy: Theoretical Foundations and Guidelines for Practice / Edition 2

Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy: Theoretical Foundations and Guidelines for Practice / Edition 2

by Aubrey H. Fine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0123694841

ISBN-13: 9780123694843

Pub. Date: 08/14/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Science

HANDBOOK ON A N I M A L – A S S I S T E D T H E R A P Y

THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS AND GUIDELINES FOR PRACTICE

Edited by: Aubrey H. Fine

Third Edition

In the 10 years since the first edition of Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy published, the field has changed considerably. The third edition of the Handbook highlights advances in the field,

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HANDBOOK ON A N I M A L – A S S I S T E D T H E R A P Y

THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS AND GUIDELINES FOR PRACTICE

Edited by: Aubrey H. Fine

Third Edition

In the 10 years since the first edition of Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy published, the field has changed considerably. The third edition of the Handbook highlights advances in the field, with 10 new chapters and over 50% new material. In reading this book, therapists will discover the benefits to incorporating animal assisted therapy into their practice, how to design and implement animal assisted interventions, and the efficacy of animal assisted therapy with different disorders and patient populations. Coverage includes the use of AAT with children, families, and the elderly, in counseling and psychotherapy settings, and for treating a variety of specific disorders.

Special Features:

  • Summarizes efficacy research on AAT
  • Identifies how to design and implement animal assisted interventions
  • Provides methods, standards, and guidelines for AAT
  • Discusses AAT for children, families, the elderly, and special populations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123694843
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
08/14/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviated TOC

Dedication
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements

SECTION I The Conceptualization of the Animal-Human Bond: The Foundation for Understanding Animal-Assisted Therapy
SECTION II Animal-Assisted Therapy: Conceptual Model and Guidelines for Quality Assurance
SECTION III Best Practices in Animal-Assisted Therapy: Guidelines for Use of AAT with Special Populations
SECTION IV Special Topics and Concerns in Animal-Assisted Therapy
PART A The Role of Ethology in the Field of Human-Animal Relations and Animal-Assisted Therapy
PART B Human Animal Interactions in Health: Best Evidence and Where We Go From Here?
PART C The Role of AAT in Clinical Practice: The Importance of Demonstrating Empirically Oriented Psychotherapies

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