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ALL AGES: Pooch Power: Animals Provide Therapy
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)
Palo Alto, CA
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.
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Children's Health Council
At Children's Health Council, we've been helping children and families for 60 years. Our Center, two schools and Community Clinic serve families in the Silicon Valley as well as the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Our areas of expertise include learning differences, anxiety and depression, ADHD and autism. We also provide excellent parent education services and parent consultations.
CHC has a rich history of serving our community’s kids and families. Founded in 1953 by one of Palo Alto’s first pediatricians, Dr. Esther B. Clark, CHC has remained steadfast in its mission to help children, teens and families find the best ways to learn, develop and thrive.