BI 180 EB Animal-Assisted Therapy (1 credit hour)
Sample Course Syllabus
Meets: Saturday 9:00-11:30 in ST 112, from January through early March.
Instructor: Dr. Lee Boyd (ext. 2081, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Text: Burch, M. R. 2003. Wanted! Animal Volunteers. Howell Book House, New York, NY.
Students will learn:
Students with disabilities
The Student Services/Services for Students with Disabilities Office (SSWDO) is responsible for assisting in arranging accommodations and for identifying resources on campus for persons with disabilities. Qualified students with disabilities must register with the office to be eligible for services. SSWDO MUST have documentation on file in order to provide services. Accommodations may include in-class notetakers, test readers/scribes, adaptive computer technology, and brailled materials. New requests for accommodations should be submitted two months or more prior to the date services should begin; however, contact SSWDO as soon as a need may arise.
Location: Disability Services, Morgan Hall-Room 150
Phone: 785-231-1010, ext 1629(may leave voice mail 24 hrs/day)
Students may voluntarily identify themselves to the instructor for a referral to SSWDO.
Types of Pet Therapy
AAA vs AAT
Evaluating Therapy Animals
How to Prepare for a Visit
Presbyterian Manor with a working therapy dog
To Be Announced (Correctional Facilities)
TBA (Hospitals, Hospices, Schools)
Week 7 (Equine-Assisted Therapy)
Course Evaluation, Exam, Proposals Due