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Event date: 9/26/2024 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Export event
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Animal-Assisted Treatment in Social Work

Virtual Training Class

Animal-assisted interventions (AAI) offer valuable treatment strategies to assist clients in enhancing their lives.  During this workshop, numerous physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioral benefits of animal-assisted intervention will be discussed. The presenter will provide attendees with information on types of AAI with various populations and offer specific treatment ideas for working with children through older adults.  Practical knowledge of interventions and implementation with individuals and groups will be shared. Specific applications for treatment settings including mental health, forensic, schools and nursing homes will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

1)Define animal-assisted interventions (AAI)

2)Describe benefits of AAI

3)Identify organizations to asssist practitioners in utilizing AAI

4)Explain AAI treatment goals and objectives

5)Develop strategies for AAI with various populations and settings.

Upon completion of this course attendees will earn 1.5 Category I Contact Hours.


  • Arrival time is 8:50am; Training is 9:00-10:30am EST
  • This is a live virtual training. A link will be sent to registrants the day prior to the training.



Yvonne Eaton-Stull, DSW, MSW, LCSW


Registration Fees - includes CE certificate (emailed after training)
NASW Member    $30
Non-Member       $39



This will be a live virtual training. A link will be sent to registrants the day prior to the training.


Registration deadline: September 24, 2024



If you choose the "Bill Me" option during checkout, please mail payment within 7 days of registering in order to hold your seat. You will receive a confirmation email with your purchase information following checkout; this will serve as your invoice, no other invoices will be provided.

Checks should be made out to NASW Virginia and mailed to:

4860 Cox Road, Suite 200
Glen Allen, VA 23060

If a registrant cancels more than 10 days before the event, a refund will be issued by check or credit back to your credit card, minus a 10% administrative fee.

If cancelation occurs less than 10 days prior to the event, no refund will be issued but you may request a credit towards a future training to be used within 1 year of the cancelation date. Call the Chapter Office (804-204-1339) to cancel within 10 days of the training. A request for credit may be granted at the discretion of the Executive Director in case of a documented emergency.



Individuals who require assistance under the ADA for participation in this training should contact NASW-VA at least 30 days prior to the start of the training.  Please call the Chapter office at 804.204.1339 to discuss your needs or any concerns with a member of the staff.  

Children under the age of 18 are not permitted into any NASWVA sponsored trainings or events, without prior written consent by the chapter. For special situations and/or circumstances, please call or email the chapter office.    


Registration is through NASW Virginia Chapter. Register using the link below.

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