PAWS Your Stress In-Person Program
2. Online Transition
2.1. PAWS Your Stress Online Program
2.2. PAWS Your Stress Program Output, Evaluation and Reflection
- 39 pandemic-specific mental health videos;
- 10 storybook reading videos (English or French);
- 28 Facebook Live videos and 11 pre-recorded videos containing pandemic-specific mental health self-care tips;
- One podcast episode with Be Well at USask (aired 22 May 2020);
- One infographic co-designed and promoted with the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction and the Mental Health Commission of Canada, titled Coping with Stress, Anxiety, and Substance Use During COVID-19: How Animals Can Help.
3. Key Lessons Learned
3.1. Program Personnel Needs
3.2. Therapy Dog Handler Training and Support Requirements
3.3. Online Programming Prerequisites
4. Conclusions and Future Directions
Institutional Review Board Statement
Data Availability Statement
Conflicts of Interest
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