This presentation will provide an overview of therapy dog, service dog and companion dog services for physical, emotional and psychiatric needs. Participants will learn the differences between these services, interact with therapy and service dogs and understand the certification requirements related to each service.

Cheryl Arndt, PhD, KidsPeace Director of Performance Improvement

Darlene B. Sullivan, BS, Founder and Executive Director of Canine Partners for Life

Kathy Dimmich, MLIS, volunteer handler with Therapy Dogs International

Emily Fritz, BS, Education and Demonstration Coord., Canine Partners for Life and Merlin, Maggie, Cal and Alice



Wednesday, August 2, 2017

8am-9am: Registration and Continental Breakfast

9am-11am: Presentation (please be on time)

KidsPeace Donley Therapeutic Education Center | Training is free for KidsPeace Associates


2 Continuing Education Credits for LSW, LPC &LMFT *pending program approval by PA NASW. 2 Continuing Education Credits for Nursing Act 48 Credits for Teachers.

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