Postgraduate VSW Certificate Program Participant
Heather White is the Director of Programs and Training at The Good Dog Foundation, a non-profit therapy dog organization serving New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Heather holds a Master's in Social Work from Hunter's Graduate School of Social Work, having won the Jacob Goldfein award for her Master's thesis, "Optimizing Animal Assisted Interactions within Psychiatric Facilities". Heather also holds a certificate in Animals and Human Health through the University of Denver's Graduate School of Social Work, and a certificate in Treating Animal Abuse through Arizona State University's Graduate School of Social Work. Heather's service learning project is being done at the Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Cold Spring, NY. Heather is focusing on the volunteer experience with regards to Animal-Assisted Interactions.
Heather is pictured with her German Shepard Dog, Thomas.