Michiana Behavioral Health is committed to delivering quality mental health care in collaboration with patients, families, employees, physicians and the community in a dignified, respectful, ethical, and cost effective continuum of care for those we are privileged to serve.
We are fully accredited by The Joint Commission for acute care services, partial hospitalization, and all outpatient services. Additionally, the hospital is separately accredited by the The Joint Commission for residential care services provided under behavioral health standards. The hospital is also approved under Indiana's Child Care Institutional License for the residential care of children and adolescents, as well as a TRICARE®-certified provider of residential care for children and adolecents.
Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is the planned inclusion of an animal in a treatment plan. The known benefits of AAT have been well studied and documented, providing both psychological and physiological benefits. Gregory Hale will discuss the how it works and the benefits when animals are introduced into therapy.
This topic will cover several areas and interest in the motivation, intervention and Ethics and Power in the Helping Professions.