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ERIC Number: EJ943497
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
Assisting Handlers Following Attacks on Dog Guides: Implications for Dog Guide Teams
Godley, Cheryl A.; Gillard, Marc A.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v105 n10 p601-611 Oct-Nov 2011
Attacks by dogs on dog guides are traumatic for dog guide teams. One variable that affects a team's recovery is how handlers cope with emotional responses to the attack. This article presents a three-stage model for assisting handlers that is useful for handlers and dog guide instructors.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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