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Introducing Service, Emotional Support, and Therapy Animals: Benefits, Legal, and Ethical Considerations

COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
LEVEL OF TRAINING Introductory
CONTACT HOURS 1
COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course will provide public health professionals, students, Tribes and Tribal-serving organizations with information, tools, and resources on the use and function of Service Animals, Therapy Animals, Emotional Support Animals, and pets.

After completing this course, users will be able to:

  • Recognize the breadth and depth of the field of Service Animals
  • Explain the differences between, and benefits of, Service Animals, Emotional Support Animals, Therapy Animals and pets
  • Describe the advantages of the use of Service Animals in today’s society, including current evidence-based research
  • Define the current laws/regulations
    Recognize legal/ethical considerations for professional interactions with individuals using Service Animals