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Middle Branch Meeting May 23, 2018
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When: Wed. May 23, 2018
Where: Belmont Village Senior Living (Green Hills)
4206 Stammer Place
Nashville, TN  37215
United States

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1.0 CEU provided

Branch: Middle Tennessee

Date:  May 23, 2018

Time:  11:30- 1:00

Location:  Belmont Village Senior Living Green Hills

                  4206 Stammer Place Nashville, TN 37215


Dr. Bethanie A. Poe, LMSW graduated from the University of Tennessee’s College of Social Work’s PhD program in 2016. She was a Fellow in UT’s Veterinary Social Work program where she helped to develop the Veterinary Social Work Certificate Program. Dr. Poe's She began her work in family violence over ten years ago, working first in a domestic violence shelter before moving on to work in child protection. She then continued her work in the field at the Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence where she worked with batterer’s intervention programs. Dr. Poe is currently the Middle Tennessee Coordinator for UT’s Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee (H.A.B.I.T) program where she strives to bring animal assisted interventions to victims of violence, abuse, and neglect.

Topic:  Service, Therapy, and Emotional Support—Oh, my!  The differences between the dogs. 

Learning Objectives:

1.      Participants will be able to distinguish between service, therapy, and emotional support animals.

2.      Participants will be able to articulate how to determine if an animal is a service animal.

3.      Participants will be able to describe how service, therapy, and emotional support animals help people. 

Belmont Village Senior Living 

 Belmont is providing lunch for the meeting, RSVP required.

Complementary Valet Parking Available.

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