Resources and Research

The AAAIP library of resources promote the welfare of therapy animals who are incorporated into professional settings. You’ll find foundational white papers in AAI, including those on animal-related engagement, AAI in professionalized settings, empirical benefits of the human-animal bond, and more.


The Importance of Supporting AAI ProfessionalsAubrey Fine Facebook Live

A conversation with Dr. Aubrey Fine,
author of the Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy.
Available on Facebook or YouTube.

Having served as one of the most influential field leaders helping professionals learn how to safely integrate therapy animals into their practice, Dr. Aubrey Fine has a long history of advocacy and expertise in the AAI space. Dr. Fine talks about his journey working with therapy animals while also discussing the importance of coming together as professionals to advance the field. Whether you’ve been an AAI professional for years or are just getting started, this conversation will help identify the roles each of us can take in promoting AAI that takes place in professional settings.
 

 

The Animal Effect PodcastThe Animal Effect Podcast
Prairie Conlon, a licensed mental health professional, speaks with Dr. Taylor Chastain Griffin, the National Director of AAI Advancement at Pet Partners and the Executive Director of the Association of Animal-Assisted Intervention Professionals (AAAIP). In this episode, you’ll hear about Pet Partners, one of the largest therapy animal organizations, and its sister organization the Association of Animal-Assisted Intervention Professionals. Listen here.

 

Resources

 

 

Meet the Leaders in AAI

   

 Meet the Leaders in AAI

 

 

 


Animal-Assisted Intervention Specialist
Practice Analysis

     Practice Analysis

 

 

Emotional Response Tracker for Therapy Animals

 

 

 

   

 

 Emotional Response Tracker for Therapy Animals

 

 

Reward System Tracker for Therapy Animals

 

 

 

 

     
Reward System Tracker for Therapy Animals





Body Language Inventory for Therapy Animals

   

 
Body Language Inventory for Therapy Animals

 





Animal-Assisted Therapy
in Occupational Therapy

   

 Animal-Assisted Therapy in Occupational Therapy PDF

 





Informed Consent Documentation

for the Inclusion of Therapy Animals
in Professionalized Settings

      Informed Consent Documentation for the Inclusion of Therapy Animals in Professionalized Settings PDF





AAI Information Table Templates

for Researchers

     
AAI Information Tabel Templates for Researchers






Partnering with Researchers

   

 

Partnering with Researchers|

 

 

 


AAI Research Checklist

 

 

   

 
AAI Research Checklist

 



Pets in the Workplace

 

 

 


 Pets in the Workplace

 

 


Standards of Practice for
Animal-Assisted Interventions

   

 

    SoP

 

 


Animal-Related Engagement

   
 ARE White Paper

 

 

 

The Benefits of the Human-Animal Bond

   
 Benefits of the Human Animal Bond

 

 

 

The State of AAI in Professionalized Settings

     
 AAI in Prof Settings