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Student Fieldwork Spotlight
Making an Impact through Animal Therapy

After rescuing pit bull mix Marley five years ago, MSW graduate Rachel Lawbaugh trained Marley as a certified therapy dog. Before graduating in 2018, the pair worked together at Rachel's internships with individuals recovering from trauma and substance use—where Marley’s presence had profound benefits for Rachel's clients.