NEW! If you’re an animal lover, come learn from DU experts about this incredible Human-Animal Connection! What is the importance of human relationships with other animals and the living world? How do our connections with nature and the living world shape our character and create experiences which inform our mental, physical and spiritual well-being? Faculty from the DU Graduate School of Social Work will share knowledge about: the human-animal bond in research and practice; the new work of dogs–relationships at both ends of the leash; the history of the human-equine bond, equine-assisted mental health; conservation social work, humane education across the lifespan; and the Colorado LINK Project, which works to preserve this bond to keep both humans and animals safe.
The Institute for Human-Animal Connection (IHAC) is dedicated to supporting healthy communities for people and animals. IHAC provides educational, research and advocacy opportunities to students on campus, as well as professional development for individuals around the globe. www.du.edu/ihac