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Animal-Assisted Counseling Academy

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The Texas State University Animal-Assisted Counseling (AAC) Academy is a professional training program that promotes the human-animal bond through the study and practice of animal-assisted counseling and play therapy. The mission of the AAC Academy is to provide quality training in animal-assisted counseling that improves the well being of children and families through positive human-animal interactions. The AAC Academy offers a series of intensive workshops for graduate students and professionals to earn introductory and advanced training in animal-assisted counseling and play therapy. The AAC Academy offers a professional Certification in Animal-Assisted Counseling.

AAC Academy Interest Meetings

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The AAC Academy is offering two upcoming online interest meetings for mental health practitioners who would like to learn more about the AAC Academy and professional certification in animal-assisted counseling. The dates for the AAC Academy Interest Meetings are:

  • October 20, 2019, 6:00-7:00pm
  • November 17, 2019, 6:00-7:00pm

You must REGISTER for one of these online meetings in order to attend. Please sign up at the link below.

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