Animal assisted activities (AAA) are increasingly being seen as an important part of the range of interventions in the helping professions including social work. Whilst a code of ethics has been called for (Evans & Gray 2011, Aimers, Walker and Perry 2015) no code of ethics has yet been developed to monitor or scrutinise these interventions.


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Walker, P & Tumilty, E.
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Bioethics Conference
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animal assisted therapy, animal-human connection, social work, disability, ethics
Main Language | Reo Matua
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Walker, P & Tumilty, E. (2015) Developing a code of ethics for therapeutic interventions with animals, presentation at the Ethics in Practice Conference: Tensions around Ethics Review and Maori Consultation, 22nd-24th May 2015, Dunedin, New Zealand

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