Canine Assisted Psychotherapy with Adolescents (1 CE)

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1107CE

This course is for: Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors and Graduate Students

Course By: Elizabeth Price, LCSW, LMFT

Content By: This course has been developed by Jones MG, Rice SM, Cotton SM (2019) Incorporating animal-assisted therapy in mental health treatments for adolescents: A systematic review of canine assisted psychotherapy. PLoS ONE 14(1): e0210761. 

Number of Credits: 1 Credit Hours

Course Description: This course meets the needs of diverse mental health practitioners who endeavor to learn more about differing Animal Assisted Treatment Interventions in therapeutic settings. Practitioners who treat adolescents may find this course particularly useful. The researchers initially discussed the inclusion of animals within a therapeutic context and considered various animal-assisted treatment intervention options. Thereafter, discussion pertaining to the implementation of a mixed methods approach ensued. Finally, the results pertaining to canine-supported psychotherapeutic treatment outcomes were discussed.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the effectiveness of Canine Assisted Psychotherapy (CAP) on mentally ill adolescents
  • Identify the characteristics of treatment interventions
  • Understand the impact of Canine Assisted Psychotherapy on adolescent functioning
  • Understand key points pertaining to the acceptability, tolerability, and feasibility of CAP for adolescents with mental health disorders.

Course Outline:

  • Read and understand Incorporating animal-assisted therapy in mental health treatments for adolescents: A systematic review of canine assisted psychotherapy
  • Read and review the Course Description and Learning Objectives
  • Consider the practical application of incorporating animals into the therapeutic environment
  • Work through the post-test questions; bear in mind that answer selections should be derived from the respective journal article
  • Return to the referenced article for any missed questions and/or to review different CAP treatment modality outcomes as needed

 Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences provider #1085, 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. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/19/2018 – 06/19/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

NYSED:

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112.

Counselors: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Counselors as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed counselors #MHC-0165.

Marriage Family Therapists: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage Family Therapists as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed Marriage Family Therapists #MFT-0077.

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 20-1420.

Continuing Education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not always well defined and may even supersede the rules of a national accreditation organization. We recommend you contact the applicable state licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest regulations and specific requirements of your state when considering our programs for Continuing Education credit.

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