HAI Education & Certification Programs
PALS for Seniors
PALS for Seniors is an innovative, human animal bond based online certification program, to enable people and their dogs to become certified to do Animal Assisted Activity (AAA) with older adults who live in the community and in care facilities. This online environment provides the curriculum, training materials, a message discussion board, and a library of relevant materials for those who register with our program.
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Psych 4001: Human-Companion Animal Interaction
In this undergraduate course, we explore the historical & theoretical bases of human-companion animal interaction (HAI), the nature, issues, & clinical applications of HAI (including animal assisted activity and animal assisted therapy), and service animals. The course includes a service learning project in which students work with existing animal-related programs.