Healing Companions, Inc. is proud to say that over the months and years since 2001 we have attended and presented at hundreds of events, small and large, in an effort to educate the public about the possibilities of Psychiatric Service Dogs in treating people with mental illness. Feel free to browse some of our previous events. If you do not see an upcoming event here, that does not mean we are not working on our next one!
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Jane Miller (LISW, IAABC-CDBC, AABP-CDBT), licensed social worker and psychiatric service dog expert, discusses her work with psychiatric service dogs and the healing benefits they provide to individuals. To register, call 440.250.5460, stop by the Reference desk, or register online at http://westlakelibrary.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp The program is free. Download the event flyer: PSD_Westlake_32616 See photos from our recent event.Find out more »
Online Webinar: Psychiatric Service Dogs - Healing Companions
Psychiatric service dogs and their extraordinary power to transform lives
One in four Americans suffers from mental illness – yet less than a third of those people will receive treatment, often due to financial barriers and the stigma around mental health. The expansive need and demand for psychiatric service dogs exceeds the organizations, individuals adequately trained and knowledgeable in this specialized field. Join Jane Miller, owner of Healing Companions in this webinar designed to educate dog trainers, mental health professionals and everyone impacted by mental illness in navigating the complicated world of psychiatric service dogs.
This on-demand webinar presentation will be a very brief overview/introduction to helping dogs cope with stress. Jane Miller will provide a number of stress reduction/relaxation techniques along with monitoring methods. This is a very basic introduction to stress reduction/relaxation techniques covering the definition of stress, eustress and distress.Find out more »
On Wednesday, March 16, the Ohio Chapter of the NASW hosted an Online CEU program - The Healing Power of Psychiatric Service Dogs, with Jane Miller, LISW, CDBC You can now access this program on demand You will learn how to determine qualifications, legal and psychiatric, for Psychiatric Service Dogs; identify mitigating tasks; and assess the therapeutic benefits of Psychiatric Service Dogs. At the conclusion of the presentation, please complete the post-test and evaluation to receive your CEU certificate. If you don't receive…Find out more »
Nov 19, 2017 at 2:00 PM EST/7:00 PM GMT This webinar presentation will be a very brief overview/introduction to helping dogs cope with stress. Jane Miller will provide a number of stress reduction/relaxation techniques along with monitoring methods. This is a very basic introduction to stress reduction/relaxation techniques covering the definition of stress, eustress and distress. Due to time constraints we will not be focusing on the brain’s role. The stress reduction techniques that will be discussed include breathing, acupressure…Find out more »