Aims and objectives - Delegates will have opportunities to:
- explore what is meant by ‘animal-assisted interventions’
- consider how animal-assisted interventions can be beneficial for learning across the curriculum
- consider the research evidence underpinning the benefits of animal assisted interventions, for example on personal, social and cognitive development in young children
- explore possible strategies to include animal-related provision in your setting, in a safe, humane and ethical manner.
Audience: All practitioners working with 3-7 year olds, leaders, ALNCos
Trainer: Helen Lewis