Karen Fletchall, Administrator
Village Care Center
810 East Edwards Street
Maryville, MO 64468
Stephanie Stewart, MSN, RN-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Simulation Lab Manager
Murphy Hall 308
Department of Nursing and Allied Health
Missouri Western State University
4525 Downs Drive
St. Joseph, MO 64507
"Puppies4Parole: Animals Make a Difference in Life"
Presented by Charlene Green, MRPIAC, and Jim McCleery, P4P Coordinator,
Missouri Department of Corrections, Maryville Treatment Center
"Paws Reach Where Nothing Else Can: Pet Partners"
Presented by Melinda Kovács, Ph.D, Pet Partners
The presence of animals makes a great difference in the quality of life in long-term care communities. Residents experience psychological and physical gains from interaction with pets. These presentations will describe the benefits, challenges and practical steps to introduce animals in a long-term care environment - through a live-in dog with Puppies4Parole or Pet Therapy visits through Pet Partners.
FREE Administrator (2 PC) CEUs (Approved)
FREE Activity Professional (Approved)
FREE Social Worker CEUs (Approved)
Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Time: 9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Registration & Networking
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Presentations
Location: East Hills Library
502 North Woodbine Road
St. Joseph, MO 64506
There is no charge to attend.
Registration in advance would be appreciated.
Please RSVP to Stephanie Stewart at 816-271-4407 or SStewart2@missouriwestern.edu
2015 Meeting Dates
May 20 "Alive Inside"