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Animal Assisted Therapy Diploma Course

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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What You'll Learn from the Animal Assisted Therapy Diploma Course

Pet owners know of the positive therapeutic properties that their non-human family member has on both their psyche and in the case of certain pets, their physicality.

The Animal Assisted Therapy Diploma 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...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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 UK
  • 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
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Who Would Benefit from the Course?

The Animal Assisted Therapy Diploma Course can be studied as a general interest course, as the information within opens students up to the versatility and therapeutic power that the inclusion of animals can have in both physical and psychological therapies.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in this area then this course will arm you with knowledge of Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) and Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT), how they benefit, the role that animals can play in improving quality of life, and what is involved in providing therapy and handling an animal working in this role.

Accreditations

The Animal Assisted Therapy Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

This course is certified by the IANLPC (International Association of NLP & Coaching) and the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), both of which are internationally recognised organisations. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses. The IANLPC is a global support network for NLP Professionals and coaches, including the fields of Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy Business Coaching, Leadership, Nutritional, CBT, Personal Development and Holistic Therapy.

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