Animals can help reduce anxiety and fear, increase self-confidence and be motivational. Understand how therapy dogs are used in our classrooms and other programs.
The instructors for this course are:
Ann Lyke, MEd, Educational Specialist, CHC
Specializing in educational evaluations and treatment for school-age children, Ann is very effective helping kids who are anxious and depressed. She coordinates the Animal-Assisted Therapy programs at CHC.
Jeannie Eagan, CPDT-KA, Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge Assessed AKC Canine Good Citizen and STAR Puppy Evaluator. Jeannie has trained dogs professionally since the 1970s and with her Newfoundland, Annie, volunteers extensively as a Therapy Dog Team.
When & Where
Children's Health Council
We believe in a world where every child can reach his or her promise and potential. Our mission is to remove barriers to learning, helping children and teens become resilient, happy and successful at home, at school and in life.
Evaluation. Therapy. Learning.
Ramsey Khasho, PsyD, Director
For k-6 kids with language-based learning differences like dyslexia.
Cindy Lopez, Head of School
Ramsey Khasho, PsyD, Director of Clinical Services
Therapeutic day school for Grades 2-10.
Chris Harris, Director of EBC School
Serving the underserved. Ages 0-18.
Joan Baran, PhD, Director
Classes, meetings and resources.
Micaelia Randolph, EdD