One Health Related Peer Reviewed Publications

C. Dell, D. Chalmers, M. Stobbe, B. Rohr, A. Husband (2018). “Animal Assisted Therapy in a Canadian Psychiatric Prison”. International Journal of Prisoner Health. Forthcoming.

Anna-Belle the Therapy Dog, with the assistance of C. Dell, G. Sewap, B. McAllister, J. Bachiu. “She Makes Me Feel Comfortable”: Understanding the Impacts of Animal Assisted Therapy at a Methadone Clinic”. Canadian Journal of Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research. Forthcoming.

C. Dell, D. Chalmers, D. Cole,  J. Dixon. “Accessing Relational Connections in Prison: An Evaluation of the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program at Stony Mountain Institution”. The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research. Forthcoming.

C. Dell, D. Chalmers, J. Gillett, M. Steeves, B. Rohr, B. Fornssler, A. Husband, H. McKenzie, O. Iwajomo, C. Nickel. (2018). “Effects of a Therapy Dog Program on the Wellbeing of Older Veterans Living in a Long Term Care Residence”. Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin. Ahead of publication abstract.

McQuaid, R. & C. Dell. (2018). “Life in Recovery from Addiction in Canada: Examining Gender Pathways with a Focus on the Female Experience”. Alcohol Treatment Quarterly. pp. 1-18. DOI: 10.1080/07347324.2018.1502642.

C. Dell. (2017). “Sociology and the human animal bond”. Reading Sociology. 3rd Edition. Eds. P. Albanese, L. Tepperman and E. Alexander.  Reading Sociology. 3rd Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press. pp. 54-58

C. Dell. (2017). “Reuban and ‘His’ Therapy Dog”. Stories from the Therapy Dog Field. Regina: St. John Ambulance Saskatchewan. pp. 64-67.

C. Dell, D. Chalmers, J. Gillett, B. Rohr, C. Nickel, L. Campbell, R. Hanoski, J. Haguerud, A. Husband, C. Stephenson, M. Brydges. (2015). “PAWSing student stress: A pilot study of the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog program on three Canadian campuses”. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy. 49(4): 332-359.

D. Robertson-Boersma, P. Butt, C. Dell. (2015). “Reflections on how a university binge drinking prevention initiative supports alcohol screening, brief intervention and referral for student alcohol use”. Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine. 88(3): 339-346.

C. Dell & N. Poole. (2015). “Taking a PAWS to reflect on how the work of a therapy dog supports a trauma-informed approach to offender health”. Journal of Forensic Nursing. 11(3): 167-173. Video abstract available

D. Chalmers & C. Dell. (2015). “Applying One Health to the study of Animal Assisted Interventions”. EcoHealth Journal. 12(4): 550-562.

C. Adams, C. Arratoon, J. Boucher, G. Cartier, D. Chalmers, C. Dell, D. Dell, D. Dryka, R. Duncan, K. Dunn, C. Hopkins, L. Longclaws, T. MacKinnon, E. Sauve, S. Spence, M. Wuttunee. (2015). “The helping horse: How Equine Assisted Learning contributes to the wellbeing of First Nations Youth in treatment for volatile substance misuse”. Human Animal Interaction Bulletin. 1(1): 52-75.

C. Dell & Anna-Belle (St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog). [by Anna-Belle the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog, as interpreted by her handler, Colleen Anne Dell]. (2015). “Questioning ‘fluffy’: A dog’s eye view of animal-assisted interventions (AAI) in the treatment of substance misuse”. Substance Use & Misuse. 50(0): 1148-1152.

C. Dell & D. Chalmers. (2011). “Equine-Assisted Therapy as an adjunct to solvent abuse treatment for First Nations youth: A key consideration for building an empirical knowledge base”. Native Studies Review. Special invitation. 20(1): 59-87.

C. Dell, D. Chalmers, N. Bresette, S. Swain, D. Rankin, C. Hopkins. (2011). “Creating healing spaces: The experiences of First Nations and Inuit youth with Equine-Assisted Learning”. Child and Youth Care Forum. 40(2): 319-336.

C. Dell, D. Chalmers, D. Dell, E. Sauve, T. MacKinnon. (2008). “Horse as healer: An examination of Equine Assisted Learning in the healing of First Nations youth from solvent abuse”. Pimitisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Community Health. 6(10): 81-106.

*Dr Dell’s Publications specific to substance abuse are available here.