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Therapy Dogs Help Kids With Trauma Tell Their Stories

Therapy Dogs Help Kids With Trauma Tell Their Stories

Mar 8, 2019-- Companions for Courage in Orlando, Florida, is a community outreach program that provides therapy dogs for children who have experienced trauma and need to confront that trauma in court. The dogs provide a sense of security, creating a bond with child victims, giving them the courage and confidence to face the court situation. The dogs enable the children to stay calm and tell their stories. The children feel protected with a big dog at their side as they face the reason for their trauma. A dog truly can be their best friend in this challenging experience. (1511 reads)


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