Building Connections - Children, Animals and Healthy Families
A Continuing Education Opportunity for Human Animal Interaction Professionals
The focus of this two-day conference is on enhancing and supporting family centered animal-assisted therapy and education and to demonstrate how experiential learning in nature-based settings can be impactful. Come and experience the Green Chimneys farm and wildlife center as a "living laboratory".
Purchase your tickets today to take advantage of early bird rates.
April 28th includes break-out session options from 2pm-3pm & 3:15pm-4:15pm. When purchasing tickets, please choose 1 session to attend for each time frame. For session descriptions, visit: http://www.greenchimneys.org/documents/hai2017%20Conference%20Schedule.pdf
The sessions to choose from:
Positive youth development in human-animal interaction programs: Research and application - Megan Mueller
Incorporating Expressive Arts into Equine-Assisted Activities/Therapies - Barbara Abrams Ph.D.
Self-regulation: Competency Based Healing in the Barn - Molly DePrekel
Why a Cow, Pig or Chicken? Farm Animal Species in Human Animal Interaction - Michael Kaufmann
How to Integrate Animals and Humane Education into the Curriculum - Jerry Newel and April Fiorenza
All attendees should register for tickets and sessions individually.
Refunds can be applied up until March 28th, 2017. Requests for a refund after this date will be up to the discretion of the event organizer. Refunds are not guaranteed.
For additional conference information, visit: http://www.greenchimneys.org/hai2017/