The course covers everything you need to know about what a psychiatric service dog is, what tasks they can perform, and who they can help. It also details how to train specific service tasks, as well as important information about psychiatric disabilities themselves.
- 8 lessons
- 9 videos
- 8 exams
- 7hrs 26m time to complete
- Certificate upon completion
- Access to a computer, phone or tablet
- Access to the internet
- Collar, harness, or head strap
- Clicker (included)
- Treats or toys
- Treat bag
This course features 8 lessons, each with a progress exam and most with supplemental learning materials, such as videos, illustrations, and/or downloadables.
Who this course is for
This course is for those with a psychiatric disability who feel that a psychiatric service dog would be a good treatment option for them. Whether you’re an experienced dog handler with previous training experience, or you’re new to having a canine companion, this course will help you train your dog to perform tasks that minimize your symptoms and help you live a more independent life.
Course reviewed and certified
This course has been reviewed and certified by Dr. Meyer, Psy.D. He certifies that the PSD tasks taught in this class can help effectively mitigate the symptoms of a variety of mental illnesses including depression, anxiety, PTSD, panic attacks, schizophrenia, OCD, social phobias and more.Visit Dr Meyers’ LinkedIn