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Date(s) - Aug 27, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Enterprise Center Office: Brando Conference Room


Support Dogs: Therapy Dogs, Service Dogs & ESA

Presented by Jessica Gleason (Professional Dog Trainer)

Jessica will be presenting on the differences in roles of of support dogs including therapy dogs, service dogs and emotional support animals (ESA). Dogs can have an incredible positive impact on the therapeutic process and help clients through companionship or work directly related to a disability. As a dog trainer that specializes in support dog training, Jessica often sees dogs mislabeled and under trained for the job they are doing. Jessica will discuss how the differences in roles impact your clients and how to guide them through the decision making process around receiving and training a support dog.

Jessica Gleason is a professional dog trainer and owner of Pups With A Purpose Dog Training. Her business specializes in training therapy dogs, service dogs and ESA. Jessica has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from UNO with an emphasis in school psychology. After college, Jessica went to study under one of the top dog trainers in the Midwest at Dharma Dog Training. In 2019, Jessica started her own company to provide services specific to support dogs in the Omaha Community.

August 27, 2021 Lunch & Learn

Please bring your own lunch to eat while the speaker presents. There will be a limit of 25 in person but online will also be available.

In person registration will be located at The Enterprise Center office buildings on the North East corner of 96th and L street. Please come in the west facing front doors and an APPT representative will direct you to the Brando Conference Room. Please feel free to text Kristan Kiger at 402-871-4237 if you arrive after the event has started and she will direct you to the conference room.

In person registration begins at 11:40 am

Online registration: Login starting at 11:55 am

Log in information will be emailed out prior to the event to those who have signed up and paid.

This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice for  1 CEU.

  • APPT Member Rate: $20
  • APPT Non-Member Rate: $30
  • Student Rate: $15 (Please contact Kristan Kiger at appt.ne@gmail.com for student registration)

Cancellation Policy For APPT

Contact Kristan Kiger by 5pm on 8/25/21 to receive a credit to be used for a future event or your membership dues.  Credits will not be given after 5pm on 8/25/21.


ADA Needs:

We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs or concerns. Please contact Kristan Kiger at 402-370-6898 or appt.ne@gmail.com ahead of the event.



Bookings are closed for this event.