Event- Online Animal Assisted Intervention Webinar
Date- 30th May 2020
Venue/Mode- WebEx Meeting
Meeting Topic: Webinar on Animal Assisted Interventions
Meeting number: 1267236335
When: Saturday, May 30, 2020, 16:45 (1 hr 45 mins) India Standard Time GMT+05:30
Faculty Coordinators- Dr. Kritika Rastogi
Department of Psychology, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Delhi NCR Campus is organizing a series of National and International Webinars in collaboration with Therapeutic Paws. These Webinars will be conducted by Animal-Assisted Therapists and Professionals from India, the USA, and Switzerland. The first Online Webinar from the series, on the topic "Introduction to Animal-Assisted Interventions,” was held on Saturday, 30 May 2020 5:00 PM-6:00 PM.
The session was facilitated by Ms. Unnati Hunjan, the founder of Therapeutic Paws in Bangalore. She has been actively working in the field of Animal-Assisted Therapy and Interventions. Dr. Kritika has welcomed the participants after that Dr Surekha C, HOD Psychology has addressed the participants.
More than 120 participants including academicians, psychology professionals, research scholars and students attended the Webinar. During the session, resource person highlighted the different aspects of Animal-Assisted Interventions, the animals that are involved, the settings that these interventions can be used in, and how these interventions can prove useful in therapeutic settings. She also threw light on how the current scenario of AAT requires a regulatory body to be able ethically to provide the right kind of animals for therapy. She also added on what are the factors that need to be kept in mind when training your pet to be a therapy animal.
This webinar set the stage for further interactions to take place in the future about the field of animal-assisted therapy.
To conclude the event faculty coordinator Dr. Kritika Rastogi extended her vote of thanks to all the eminent present in the ceremony for their guidance and worthy words. She also thanked the participants for their enthusiasm and rigor.