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Land and Animal Studies

Animal Assisted Services Talk

Animal Assisted Services Talk

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Launching Hartpury’s new MSc in Animal Assisted Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Dr Aubrey Fine shares his journey in Animal Assisted Therapy

                           Man's Best Friend: The Therapeutic Realm Beyond Comfort

As we launch our new Masters in Animal Assisted Counselling and Psychotherapy (AACP) at Hartpury, we are honoured and delighted to welcome the esteemed Dr Aubrey Fine to speak about his journey in Animal Assisted Therapy entitled Man’s Best Friend: The Therapeutic Realm Beyond Comfort .

On Wednesday 26th June at 6.30pm In the Mark Davidson Centre Lecture Theatre (MDC1) at Hartpury University.

Dr. Fine is a native of Montreal, Canada, received his graduate degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1982. He has been on the California State Polytechnic University faculty since 1981 where he is presently a Professor Emeritus and a licensed psychologist, and is also an Adjunct Professor in the College of Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine at Utah State University.

 Aubrey has been recognized by numerous organizations for his service and dedication to children, animals, teaching, and the community. In 2001 Dr. Fine was presented with the Wang Award given to a distinguished professor in the California State University system (23 Universities). In July 2016, he received the William McCulloch Award for Excellence in HAI Education and Practice from the International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations in Paris, France. Additionally, he was awarded the Educator of the Year from the Learning Disability Association of CA and the 2006 CA Poly Faculty Award for Community Engagement.

 Aubrey’s primary research interests relate to the psycho-social impact of human-animal interactions and animal-assisted interventions, social skills training and, children with ADHD, and resilience in children. Dr. Fine is the author/editor of several books, including Our Faithful Companions, The Parent-Child Dance, Therapist's Guide to Learning and Attention Disorders, Fathers and Sons, The Total Sports Experience for Children, Give a Dog Your Heart, The Handbook on Animal Assisted Therapy (5th edition- 6th edition to be released in August 2024), Afternoons with Puppy (2nd edition), The Welfare of Animals in Animal Assisted Therapy, and the International Handbook on Human-Animal Interactions and Anthrozoology (October 2023, Routledge Press). He also has had a featured monthly column in Dog Fancy Magazine on the human-animal bond entitled the Loving Bond. He has been a guest on numerous national TV and Radio Shows, including ABC, Discovery Network, KTLA, NPR, PBS, Fox, and CNN programs. His work has also been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, People magazine, Allure Magazine, Associated Press, LA and N.Y. Times. Dr. Fine is on the Board of Directors of Pet Partners. He is the past chair of the Human Animal Bond Advisory Committee for Pet Partners and the steering committee on Human-Animal Interactions for the American Veterinary Medical Association.

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Full Price - £15.00
SCAS Member - £7.50

 

 

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£1000.00

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Final instalment for the trip to South Africa.

Open to Undergraduates who have already paid their first and second instalment for the field course trip to South Africa

This is the final instalment for the undergraduate Field Course module trip to Mankwe in South Africa.

Only pay this if you have already paid first and second instalment.
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South Africa Wildlife conflict 2024 – Final instalment

£1000.00

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Open to postgraduate who have already paid their first and second instalment for the wildlife conflict trip to South Africa.

This is the final instalment for the wildlife conflict trip to Mankwe in South Africa.

Deadline for this payment is the 23rd February 2024. Only pay this if you have already paid first and second instalment.


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