This unit will allow you to explore how animals can be ethically incorporated into initiatives to assist the management of stress and trauma. The unit examines how interactions with animals vary depending on social and cultural differences and the ways in which society has, and does, benefit through interaction with animals. This unit will examine the efficacy and ethics underpinning animal assisted interventions, including management of ethical and legal issues associated with Human-Animal interventions, and understanding occupational health and safety concerns.
|Unit Level||Not Applicable|
|Student Contribution Band||1|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.125|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
Co-requisite - PSYC20046 Physiology and Psychology of Stress and Trauma
|Class Timetable||View Unit Timetable|
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