Dogtors in School: Improving Students’ Mental Health through Animal-Assisted Interventions

Dogtors in School: Improving Students’ Mental Health through Animal-Assisted Interventions

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Date(s) - 26/09/2020
9:30 am - 11:00 am

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Event Name: Dogtors in School: Improving Students’ Mental Health through Animal-Assisted Interventions

Date: September 26, 2020 (Saturday)

Time: 9:30 – 11:00 AM (Philippine Standard Time)

Venue: Zoom, register here: tinyurl.com/CTDIS920

Speakers: Mr. Gary Faustino, RPsy and Ms. Josephine Valencia, RPm

Hosts: Dr. Rohani Navarro, DVM

 

Who let the dogs out… in school?! Yes, therapy dogs are real and they bring joy to Filipino students too!

 

Join us for “Dogtors in School: Improving Students’ Mental Health through Animal-Assisted Interventions.” This webinar is intended to share local best practices of incorporating animals with mental health activities in schools and is best for teachers, counselors, school administrators, students, and anyone curious about the field of animal-assisted interventions.

 

Hear about the experiences of school guidance offices that incorporate therapy dogs in their activities, directly from the representatives of two of our long-term partners:

 

Mr. Gary Faustino, RPsy

Director, Loyola Schools Office of Guidance and Counseling, Ateneo de Manila University

 

Ms. Josephine Valencia, RPm

Guidance Center Head, Assumption Antipolo

 

Hosted by: Dr. Rohani Navarro, DVM, Co-Founder and President of Communitails Philippines

 

The event will be held live on Zoom on September 26, 2020 (Saturday) from 9:30 – 11:00 AM (Philippine Standard Time). Attendance is FREE and open to everyone. Please register here to join: tinyurl.com/CTDIS920

 

For inquiries and concerns, please e-mail us at communitailsinc@gmail.com

 

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Communitails, Inc. (est. 2014) is a community of wellness and animal welfare advocates who believe that healing can occur mutually between people and animals through the human-animal bond. We are composed of medical, veterinary, and education professionals who are geared towards growing the practice of Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI) and its benefits to different client populations in the Philippines. Our certified Human-Animal Teams conduct specialized programs, such as Animal-Assisted Activities, with partner institutions, without compromising the welfare of our animal partners. For us, therapy animals are not mere tools for wellness, they are our partners in mutual healing.

 

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