Poster Session  |   July 2017
The Impact of a Dog-Training Program on Female Offenders
Author Affiliations
  • Washington University in St. Louis
Article Information
Mental Health / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Assessment/Measurement
Poster Session   |   July 2017
The Impact of a Dog-Training Program on Female Offenders
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111500036p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO3143
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111500036p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO3143
Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

This study evaluated the impact of a dog-training program on female prisoners. Few quantitative studies have assessed the influence of such programs on this population. Our findings contribute preliminary evidence supporting the efficacy of these programs and suggest the need for future research.

Primary Author and Speaker: Rebecca Kee

Contributing Authors: Regina Abel, Julia Eckhoff