Post-traumatic stress disorder--Treatment--United States; Service dogs; Psychiatric service dogs; Animals--Therapeutic use; Veterans--Services for--United States
An educational manual was created to provide increased knowledge and functional benefit of use of a service dog for veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. This manual was designed for the All American Dogs Foundation to use in conjunction with the training manual provided by All American Dogs Foundation for the service dogs. It has been designed to help veterans identify potential ways service dogs can improve overall quality of life. The manual provides veterans with the knowledge to advocate for themselves and their service dog. There are five sections provided in this manual to educate on ways to promote healing and recovery for veterans with PTSD.
Lucretia A. Berg, MSOT, OTR/L
George S. Tomlin, PhD., OTR/L
Date of Completion
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)
Date of Award
University of Puget Sound