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Midland Rape Crisis and Children's Advocacy Center

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Dog Love

Pawz for Kids is a "therapy dog" program which provides abused children with the ability to interact with gentle, specially-trained dogs, providing a unique opportunity for healing and acceptance.

Obedience training is the first requirement for a prospective Pawz for Kids volunteer team (dog and handler). A temperament-test by the dog trainer will be requested. Finally, the dogs are tested and certified by Therapy Dog International, Inc. Handlers must be able to pass a background check and complete a training course on providing crisis intervention with child-victims and their families.

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Animals Children & Youth Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

MidlandMidland, TX 79701

(31.9916,-102.08325)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Critical Thinking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Varies
  • Non-Discriminatory and Able to Maintain Confidentiality

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