Environment & Hospitality | Volunteer Professionals

Compassionate Care with Tails: Creating or Reviving an Animal Program

Karen Langley, Director of Volunteer Services, Doylestown Hospital – Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Joyce Rivas, Animal Assisted Activity Chair, Doylestown Hospital – Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Participants of this webinar will:

  • Understand differences between how therapy dogs and human volunteers deliver compassionate care
  • Discover medical & emotional benefits of a hospital animal program as well as benefits to your organization
  • Learn the 5-step process to create revive, or upgrade your hospital animal program

*This resource was originally developed by the Association for Health Care Volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP) prior to AHVRP integrating with The Beryl Institute in July 2020. This webinar does not offer Patient Experience Continuing Education Credit (PXE).