Dr. Bethanie Poe

Middle Tennessee HABIT Coordinator, University of Tennessee, HABIT Program

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Dr. Bethanie A. Poe, LMSW graduated from the University of Tennessee’s College of Social Work’s PhD program in 2016. She was a Fellow in UT’s Veterinary Social Work program where she helped to develop the Veterinary Social Work Certificate Program for concurrent and post-graduate students. She began her work in family violence over ten years ago, working first in a domestic violence shelter before moving on to work in child protection. She then continued her work in the field at the Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence where she worked with batterers’ intervention programs. Dr. Poe is currently the Middle Tennessee Coordinator for UT’s Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee (H.A.B.I.T) program where she strives to bring animal assisted interventions to victims of violence, abuse, and neglect.

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Older Adults and Animal Abuse

October 09, 2020, 10:30 PM
Bethanie Poe

Serving Domestic Violence Survivors with Pets

October 10, 2020, 03:00 PM
Bethanie Poe