IAA 2004-2008

Centro de Conocimiento Virtual

E-información sobre Intervenciones Asistidas con Animales

Una realización de BIAAT (Laarne & Genk, Bélgica) & Concentration Technologies (Genk, Bélgica)



Publicaciones scientíficas escritas por profesores asociados al Instituto Belga de Terapia Asistida con Animales por Intervenciones Asistidas con Animales - 2004 - 2008 (escritos en holandés, ingles)


  • L. Meers, M. Thierens, W. E. Samuels, F.O. Odberg (2008). Practitioners, researchers, and educators in Flanders, Belgium, cooperate to establish new developments in animal-assisted interventions (AAIs). The Latham Letter. 29(2): 14-17. Download - Pinche aquí


  • L. Meers (2008). Therapeutisch werken met assistentie van dieren. Gids ter begeleiding van de studiedag van de Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, dienst Welzijn en Gezondheid, 6-12.


  • L. Meers, W. E. Samuels, S. Normando, S. Degeest, F.O. Odberg (2007). Dolphin-assisted interventions and animal-assisted interventions. Possibilities and caveats. Report presented at the annual meeting on dolphin-assisted interventions in Benidorm (Spain, 18th May, 2007). 1-44.


  • L. Meers, D. Coultis, W. E. Samuels (2007). History of Animal-Assisted Therapy. Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships: A Global Exploration of Our Connections with Animals. M. Bekoff and J. Nystrom (Eds. ), Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 1-3.


  • K. Nicoll, W. E. Samuels (2007). The impact of animal visitation in an in-class humane education programme. Presentation made to the Humane Society of the United States. National Technology Assessment Workshop on Animal Assisted Programs for Youth at Risk, Baltimore, Maryland.


  • W. E. Samuels, D. Coultis, L. Meers (2007). Biophilia. Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships: A Global Exploration of Our Connections with Animals. M. Bekoff and J. Nystrom (Eds. ), Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 121-123.


  • D. Coultis, L. Meers (2006). Overview of animals in healing environments. Conference 'Animal-assisted Emotional Therapy: Theory, Practice, and Research'. Tel-Aviv University. Israel. 5-7.


  • L. Meers, D. Coultis, C. P. H. Moons, S. Normando (2006a). Assessing animal-assisted intervention outcomes. The Latham Letter Spring. 8-10.


  • L. Meers, W. E. Samuels, D. Coultis (2006b). PAN encourages international cooperation between practitioners and researchers in applied investigations about the human animal bond. Pan Newsletter (summer 2006). 1-3.


  • W. E. Samuels, D. Coultis, L. Meers, S. Normando, F.O. Odberg (2006). Can an AAI programme improve animal welfare? Proceedings of the VDWE International Congress on Companion Animal Behaviour and Welfare. 119-128.


  • L Meers, M. Skouras, N. Endenburg, S. Normando, D. Coultis, F.O. Odberg (2005a). A conceptual study about animal welfare and animal-assisted intervention programmes (Zeeland - The Netherlands). Proceedings of the XXIX International Ethological Conference. pp. 146.


  • L Meers, D. Coultis, B. Lombaerts, S. Normando, M. Matoba, F.O. Odberg (2005b). A conceptual study about animal-assisted intervention programmes in Brabant (Belgium). Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the International Society for Anthrozoology. 47-48.


  • D. Coultis, L Meers, E. Fuchswans (2005). Animal Assisted Intervention Programs: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Humane Education Seminar. pp. 5.


  • W. E. Samuels (2005a). Community partnerships that work. Presentation made at the First Annual Human-Animal Conference at the Animal Medical Center, New York..


  • W. E. Samuels (2005b). Teaching kindness in schools and the community: What works and what doesnt. Guest lecture made at Saint Johns University, Staten Island, New York.


  • W. E. Samuels (2005c). How we learn to care. Keynote presentation made at the Seventh Annual Humane Education Seminar at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne.


  • L. Meers, T. Verheyen, S. Normando, D. Coultis, F.O. Odberg (2004). A survey of Equine Assisted Intervention programmes in North-Belgium (Flanders). Proceedings of the 4th Annual Human-Animal Bond Initiative Conference. The science behind our relationship with animals. 48-49.


  • D. Coultis, L. Meers, F.O. Odberg (2004). Humans and animals working together. Pan Newsletter Spring 2004. 4-6.


  • W. E. Samuels (2004a). Measuring kindness. Presentation made at the First Annual Youth Pet Conference, Tallahassee, Florida.


  • W. E. Samuels (2004b). Learning to care, love and learn. The Latham Letter, 3, 1 - 2. First published as Samuels, W. E. (2004). Learning to care: Why we need humane education. Animal Watch, 24(2). pp. 45. Download - Pinche aquí




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