Heard of therapy dogs, therapy cats or maybe therapy goats?
Many animals can work with helping people that are vulnerable in some way. Children that are struggling with school, the young guy who struggles with mental health issues or the woman that is in a wheelchair after an accident.
Many of these can greatly benefit from incorporating certified teams that work with their animals in AAI (animal assisted interventions).
Currently we in Zvieratá a ľudia navzájom oz. are preparing for the first face-to-face meeting in Norway in May.
We are proud to be able to work with such prominent Norwegian experts as Dr. Christine Oslen – PhD Public Health, MSc Ethology and Line Sandstedt – Lector in Science, who contribute their extensive knowledge in various areas of animal assistance interventions.
Cooperation with Norway will help Slovakia in this area to ensure the highest quality and compliance and further development of standards.
All of Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) is a massive challenge for society, the world of work and the health and social system in Slovakia.
We invite you to watch a great video (on the left) of our partner platform ICofA the international center of anthrozoology
Throughout 2022 we will present interesting educational events, activities, conferences in the field of Animal Assisted Interventions from the Norway partner Dyrebar Omsorg
We are working on materials about Farm Animals ina Aniaml Assisted Therapy. Stay in touch with us.
There is ample evidence that human-animal interaction (HAI) is associated with health…check out the Norway platform ICofA Community and click on Newsfeed, the voice of experts, or Documents!