The Magid School for Animal Assisted Interventions
The Magid School for Animal Assisted Interventions is the leader in its field in Israel and has received international recognition. The school is associated with the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine of the Hebrew University.
Dr. Yoni Yehuda, director of the school, is one of the pioneers in this field both in Israel and world wide. He developed the Therapy Triangles' Psychotherapy Implementations in the Work with Animals.
Our goal is to provide the tools for therapeutic intervention with animals and their environment, within different populations.
The Magid institute, a member of the IAHAIO (International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations) is the first school in Israel to have received the prestigious recognition of ISAAT(International society for animal assisted therapy).
We offer the following programs:
• Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT)
• Training program for animal mediated therapy for psychotherapists (AAP)
• Animal Assisted Advisers for Children & Youth- Special program geared for the Ultra Orthodox Jewish community (AAA)
• Therapeutic Canine training Program
• Continuing guidance and practical experience (practicum) growth
The school's faculty includes specialists and senior lecturers, experts from the following disciplines: Psychology, Psychotherapy, Social Work, Psychiatry, Veterinary Medicine as well as senior Animal Assisted therapists.
Our programs are spread out on 6 campuses s throughout the country, with a total of app. 250 students enrolled, and 28 lecturers.