Poster Session  |   November 2018
Effect of Animal-Assisted Activities on Children in a Behavioral Classroom: A Pilot Study
Author Affiliations
  • Creighton University
Article Information
School-Based Practice / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Effect of Animal-Assisted Activities on Children in a Behavioral Classroom: A Pilot Study
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211515282p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO7026
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211515282p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO7026
Abstract

Date Presented 4/21/2018

This mixed methods study examined the effect of animal-assisted activities with a therapy dog on the behaviors of students in a behavioral classroom and perceptions of student and staff. Occupational therapy practitioners can use the findings to inform school-based practice.

Primary Author and Speaker: Lou Jensen

Additional Authors and Speakers: Amanda Verbrugge, Maxine Holmes, Emily Turner, Candice Palea, Tayte Koussa

Contributing Authors: Brenda Coppard, Yongyue Qi