Dog Therapy Presentation Hosted by HVPA

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                   HUDSON VALLEY PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION 
 

Dr. David Crenshaw, PhD, ABPP

Lori Stella LCSW

Stephanie Carnes, LMSW

Sherry Burger, ECAD

 

USE OF FACILITY TRAINED DOGS IN THE COURTROOM AND IN TRAUMA-INFORMED TREATMENT

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

2:00 – 500 pm


SUNY New Paltz

1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561

CSB     Auditorium

    ~  This event is being co-sponsored by the UPA (Undergraduate Psychological Association)
 
                    RSVP:  glennsoberman@gmail.com
 

 

Changes are needed in the legal system to avoid retraumitization of child witnesses/victims when testifying in family and criminal courts.  In this presentation, participants will learn about:

         Trauma Sensitive Courtrooms 

           Rosie goess to Court — the historic case of an 11-year old Golden                 Retriever named Rosie accompanying an adolescent victim to court             when she testified regarding sexua assault

           The use of Facility Dogs in Trauma-Informed Treatment and in                      Attachment-Based Group Work with mothers and their babies 

       A Professional Dog Trainer will explain the training of Facility Dogs and        will do a demonstration with at least one dog who has finished the two        year training program

Presenter Information:

David A. Crenshaw, Ph.D., ABPP, Clinical Director, Children’s HOme of Poughkeepsie

Lori Stella, LCSW, Social Worker, Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie

Stephanie Carnes, LMSW, Social Worker for Young Mother’s Program, Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie

Sherry Burger, Professional Dog Trainer, Educated Canines Assisting Disabilities (ECAD)

Ace — 2 year old Trained Golden Retriever, Facility Dog at the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie

 

This presentation is open for free to all HVPA members, non-HVPA members, lay people and of course all faculty, staff and students at SUNY New Paltz as well as students from other colleges

 

 


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