Sound Buttons are used to teach a dog how hard to "touch" a human in order to impinge and make the human aware of the alert. And for the Hearing Assistance Dog, to teach different household sounds to alert to.
Marker Spots are used in training a dog where to alert to, whether it's the target human or another human such as an adult if the target human is a child.
Bolster are needed for 2 reasons. One, to train the dog to lay down on weird surfaces and not be afraid when it's time to lay down on you. Two, to indicate where to lay down on you during early stages. And three, as armor to protect sensitive areas on your body during the initial training of DPT
Turning on and off the lights is a great task for those with PTSD or other panic disorders.
A target stick is used to teach a dog "where" to alert and to familiarize a dog with all parts of a human that can be alerted on.
Turning on and off the lights is a great task for those with PTSD or other panic disorders.ebsites using this framework.
Yes, scent can be used with psychiatric disorders. Just do your swabbing after or have a friend or family member swab sweat during an event. Then use the tin to put the scent in when training your dog.
This book will guide your through all the games we play at Access To Service to create a PSD.
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Training Your Psychiatric Service Dog combines all the games and exercises for training your dog, how to get a persistant alert and how to Troubleshoot when things don't go the way you think they should be going. You also get all the games and exercises for evaluating a dog for it's potential as a service dog. For PSD tasking there are games for turning lights on and off, how to search a room or house for strangers, Deep Pressure Therapy and lots more
Just the Kit includes 1 target stick, 3 scent tins, 3 spot markers, 1 recordable sound button, bolster for teaching DPT, and two types of light switches.
Choosing this gives you everything. You get the Your Psychiatric Servie Dog, all the items in the Kit and complete access to me online in the Brains, Bones and Behavior Academy.
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