Claire Lush - Dogs in Therapy and Assistance Roles: How do we support them?
About the presenter:
Claire Lush is a dog trainer and behaviourist with a wealth of experience working with dogs in support and companion roles. In particular, she spends her time supporting local families who share their lives with a reactive dog, as well as specialising in the safety and wellbeing of children and dogs.
She has been studying and working with animals for 20 years and has a passion for working with children and adults to harness the human-animal bond, promoting high standards of wellbeing for all.
With her unique experience from previous assistance dog and animal assisted intervention roles, Claire has a wide range of creative and innovative solutions to support clients and their dogs in achieving stronger relationships and overcoming accessibility challenges.
Claire is proud to be a behaviourist and trainer member of INTODogs, a member of Kids around Dogs, and a tutor for the ISCP.
About the webinar:
Dogs in Therapy and Assistance Roles: How do we support them?
- Introduction to Animal Assisted Intervention and Assistance Dogs.
- Legal requirements for Owner-trained Assistance Dogs.
- How to source a reputable organisation to refer your clients on to.
- Suitability, Training and Assessment of the dogs in both AAI and AD.
- Dog wellbeing in AAI and AD roles.
- Human wellbeing in AAI and AD roles.
- How to help a client with a disability to teach their dog: problem solving – Interactive.
- How to help a client looking to take their dog into a therapeutic setting – Interactive.