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 believe there is a world of promise and potential in every child. Using a personalized approach, we help your children become happier, more resilient and more successful.
Our mission is to help children wtih ADHD, LD, Anxiety & Depression and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) thrive by promoting Social Emotional Learning, Academics, Executive Functioning and Physical Development.
Our Center, two schools and Community Clinic serve families in the Silicon Valley as well as the greater San Francisco Bay Area.