Add new skills to your tool box with Lakeland’s new, one-of-a kind animal assisted wellness program.
Be a leader in the emerging field of animals in therapy. You’ll build on your previous education. You'll earn a post-credential certificate, so you can integrate animals into your work and or practice
Courses cover topics in human services and agricultural sciences. Lakeland faculty, along with the Dreamcatcher Animal Assisted Wellness Academy, developed the program.
In the 9 online courses you will learn:
- how to analyze if the setting is suitable for animals
- ethical practices
- health risks
- animal behaviour and handling
- animal human bond
You complete the program with an animal handling practicum. Locations are: