Human-Animal Interaction Workshop Program 2018

Human-Animal Interaction Workshop Program 2018
Presenter: Magdie van Heerden

Venue: Strand, Western Cape (address TBC)

 

Topic

Date

Aim

Price pp

Workshop

Animal Assisted Interventions:

A holistic approach

(This workshop is pre-required for the Therapy Dog Training workshop)

12 & 13 April

9:00 – 17:00

 

 

To equip practitioners in the helping professions with knowledge and skills to implement Human-Animal Interaction (Animal Assisted Intervention) programmes responsibly and ethically.

 

 

 

R800.00

(2 days)

 

As above

28 & 29 June

As above

 

Workshop

Therapy dog selection and assessment

Module 1 (Theory – no dogs)

13 July

9:00 – 17:00

 

To make practitioners aware of the specialized knowledge and skills needed for therapy dog interactions.

  

 

R500.00

(1 day)

 

Workshop

Therapy dog skills training

Module 2 (Practical – with dogs)

(Module 1 pre-required)

Individual training by appointment at venue of your choice (WC only)

To equip handlers & dogs for the specialized task of Animal-Assisted Therapy and/or Activities

  

 

R250 p/h + travel expenses

Workshop

Companion animal loss & bereavement

19 October

9:00 – 17:00

To assist practitioners in the field of HAI with guidelines on how to support & assist human companions during the process of loss & bereavement

 

 

R500.00

(1 day)

 

Workshop

Sustainable Human-Animal Interaction programmes: How to survive the not-for-profit market?

 

Date and time can be pre-arranged with a group booking

 

 

To assist practitioners in the field of HAI (private practice, NGO, school, welfare organisation) to manage and market their programs more effectively for long term results.

 

 

R500.00

(1 day)

 

  • Fees include: tea/coffee/snacks and course material/handouts.
  • Any workshop can also be presented at the venue of your choice, minimum of 8 attendees, please ask for a quote.
  • For enquiries, registration forms  and special requests please email me: vanheerdenmagdie@gmail.com

Dr. Magdie van Heerden
Human-Animal Interaction Practitioner/ Veterinary Social Worker
BA (SW); MA (SW); DPhil
University of Pretoria
Mobile: (083) 456-8889
E-mail: vanheerdenmagdie@gmail.com

 

 

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