Soothing Paws Program Conference - "Seeing the Dog: Observation as the Key to Understanding Our Therapy Animals"
June 13, 2023 -- Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center is hosting an in-person conference to explore how we can use observational and evaluation tools and techniques to guide our therapy animals, and to support mutually beneficial human-animal interactions. Participants will learn how to determine the “right fit” for animal-assisted activities in a clinical environment.
his event is not just for people with therapy animals, it is suitable for anyone who has a dog or an interest in dogs. Please note: dogs are NOT permitted at this event.
What: Seeing the Dog: Observation as the Key to Understanding Our Therapy Animals
Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2023 Start Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Where: Morristown Medical Center – Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater 100 Madison Avenue, Morristown
Parking: Please follow signs to visitors parking lot
Keynote speakers: Suzanne Clothier – Dog Trainer, author of Bones Would Rain from the Sky: Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs Ann R. Howie, CCA, CCFT, LICSW, ACSW Psychotherapist, dog trainer and author of Teaming With Your Therapy Dog and Assessing Handlers for Competence in Animal-Assisted Interventions General Public
Registration: Home - 2023 Soothing Paws Program Conference (cvent.com) Press: Interviews can be arranged immediately following the event Photos/video will be available after the event Members of the media must RSVP by June 20.
Contact Karen Zatorski: 973-971-4932, Karen.Zatorski@atlantichealth.org
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