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ANIMAL-ASSISTED THERAPY SYMPOSIUM & EXPO

 

Conference Agenda


 
Schedule of Events
Time Friday, March 6 Saturday, March 7
8:00am   Check-in @ University Center
8:30am   Welcome and Introduction
9:00am   Keynote: The State of Animal Assisted Interventions: A New Paradigm Shift for the Future (Dr. Aubrey Fine)
10:15am   Break
10:30am   Session 1: Integrating Theory to Practice in Canine Assisted Play Therapy™ (Jennifer Main)
11:45am   Break
12:00pm Check-in @ University Center Mini Keynote: What’s Love Got to Do With It?
(Elizabeth Teal)
Lunch
1:15pm   Break
1:30pm   Session 2: Addressing Grief and Pet Loss with Veterinary Social Work (Christy Cummings)
2:45pm   Break
3:00pm Guest Lecture: Environment is Everything (Elizabeth Teal) @ Brooks College of Health Auditorium Session 3: Human & Animal Welfare Considerations (Amber Barnes, Amy Johnson)
4:15pm   Closing
4:30pm Guest Lecture: Our Faithful Companions: Conceptualizing the Value and Health Benefits of the Human Animal Bond (Dr. Aubrey Fine) @ Brooks College of Health Auditorium 
Welcome Reception with Book Signing Event @ Brooks College of Health Auditorium
 
5:00pm   Exhibit Hall Closes
6:00pm