Animal Assisted Therapy Certification

Discover That Animals Make Great Therapists

Animal Assisted Therapy Certification

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Discover That Animals Make Great Therapists

The Animal Assisted Therapy course discusses this further: giving information on the effectiveness of animals on human mental, physical and psychological health through Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) and Animal Assisted Therapies (AAT).

While the roles often merge ‘Animal Assistants’ and ‘Therapy Animals’ offer different functions to humans. The Animal Assisted Therapy Course discusses these differences and also how they crossover, whilst explaining what specific animals can offer in terms of assistance.

Students will discover that animals make great therapists for a number of conditions and for a number of reasons. You will learn how they can aid mental health issues, and how these mental health conditions arise in the first instance.

As humans we have certain needs that must be met for us to be healthy, the absence of which can lead us away from happiness and health, and into mental ill health, which often leads to physical sickness. We discuss the scientific findings that link mental well-being to the presence of animals, detailing exactly animals can do for our health, both physical and mental.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Animal Assisted Therapy
  2. Comprehensive 9 module Accredited Certificate In Animal Assisted Therapy Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Animal Assisted Therapy experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

Module 1: Animal Assistants

  • Part 1: Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Part 2: Assistance Animals
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Mental Health Awareness

  • Part 1: Why We Need Therapy
  • Part 2: Depression
  • Part 3: The Brain
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Stress Relief Has Paws

  • Part 1: Human Needs
  • Part 2: PERMAnent Happiness
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Physical Assistants

  • Part 1: Guide Dogs
  • Part 2: Dual Role Dogs
  • Part 3: Assistance Dogs
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Scent Assistants

  • Part 1: The Dog’s Amazing Nose
  • Part 2: Biological Detection Dogs
  • Part 3: Addison’s Disease
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Emotional Assistants

  • Part 1: What Are Emotions
  • Part 2: Animals Affect Emotions
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Children and Animals

  • Part 1: What is Autism
  • Part 2: An Important Note
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Therapy

  • Part 1: What is Therapy?
  • Part 2: Psychological Therapy
  • Part 3: Understand Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Animal Welfare in The Therapy Setting

  • Part 1: Animal Welfare in The Therapy Setting

  • Part 2: Animal Welfare
  • Part 3: AAT Stressed Animals
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Final Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Discover That Animals Make Great Therapists

The Animal Assisted Therapy course discusses this further: giving information on the effectiveness of animals on human mental, physical and psychological health through Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) and Animal Assisted Therapies (AAT).

While the roles often merge ‘Animal Assistants’ and ‘Therapy Animals’ offer different functions to humans. The Animal Assisted Therapy Course discusses these differences and also how they crossover, whilst explaining what specific animals can offer in terms of assistance.

Students will discover that animals make great therapists for a number of conditions and for a number of reasons. You will learn how they can aid mental health issues, and how these mental health conditions arise in the first instance.

As humans we have certain needs that must be met for us to be healthy, the absence of which can lead us away from happiness and health, and into mental ill health, which often leads to physical sickness. We discuss the scientific findings that link mental well-being to the presence of animals, detailing exactly animals can do for our health, both physical and mental.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Animal Assisted Therapy
  2. Comprehensive 9 module Accredited Certificate In Animal Assisted Therapy Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Animal Assisted Therapy experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

Module 1: Animal Assistants

  • Part 1: Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Part 2: Assistance Animals
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Mental Health Awareness

  • Part 1: Why We Need Therapy
  • Part 2: Depression
  • Part 3: The Brain
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Stress Relief Has Paws

  • Part 1: Human Needs
  • Part 2: PERMAnent Happiness
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Physical Assistants

  • Part 1: Guide Dogs
  • Part 2: Dual Role Dogs
  • Part 3: Assistance Dogs
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Scent Assistants

  • Part 1: The Dog’s Amazing Nose
  • Part 2: Biological Detection Dogs
  • Part 3: Addison’s Disease
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Emotional Assistants

  • Part 1: What Are Emotions
  • Part 2: Animals Affect Emotions
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Children and Animals

  • Part 1: What is Autism
  • Part 2: An Important Note
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Therapy

  • Part 1: What is Therapy?
  • Part 2: Psychological Therapy
  • Part 3: Understand Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Animal Welfare in The Therapy Setting

  • Part 1: Animal Welfare in The Therapy Setting

  • Part 2: Animal Welfare
  • Part 3: AAT Stressed Animals
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Final Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 012CE21
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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