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Association for Counselor Education and Supervision 2013 Conference -  October 17 - 20, 2013 Denver, CO
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Friday, October 18 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Enhancing Your Counseling Practice Through Animal Assisted Therapy - R16

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The program will educate participants about benefits of incorporating AAT-C in their everyday counseling practice. Utilizing a didactic approach, participants will be informed about: client benefits of incorporating AAT-C into clinical practice, the process of certification, pet selection, collaborating with your clinical setting to begin AAT-C, liabilities, and specific AAT-C interventions. The presenter will discuss how she implements AAT-C with a therapy canine into her clinical work in a college counseling center, as well as an acute care inpatient setting.

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Amber Bach-Gorman

Mental Health Counselor & Doctoral Candidate., North Dakota State University
I have worked as a clinical mental health counselor since graduating from Plattsburgh State University in 2002. My professional endeavors have offered me a vast array of clinical experience in non-profit community agencies, community college and university settings, inpatient mental... Read More →

Friday October 18, 2013 2:30pm - 3:20pm MDT
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