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Official R.E.A.D. training is offered periodically by licensed R.E.A.D. Instructor:

Nancy Rosen ( or 406-522-7220.

CJ Puotinen ( or 914-523-3063.

Please contact either for details of location, dates and cost.

Organization: Book Hounds

Contact Name: Adele Delp and CJ Puotinen

City: Helena

State: Montana

Phone Numbers: (406) 439-0373 or (914) 523-3063


Note: Book Hounds volunteers are registered with Intermountain Therapy Animals or Therapy Dogs Incorporated. We visit schools in Helena, Montana, and in East Helena, Montana.  

Organization: Intermountain Therapy Animals

Contact Name: Nancy Rosen

City: Bozeman

State: Montana

Phone: 406-522-7220

E-mail :

Notes: Our R.E.A.D. teams visit numerous facilities in the Intermountain West.

The ITA R.E.A.D. program is touching hearts across the nation. The following is a partial list of R.E.A.D. Affiliate Programs, Regional Workshops, and individual R.E.A.D teams. It is our hope that this list will help put R.E.A.D. teams in contact with programs and workshops in their area. If you would like to add your program to this list please send an email to the National R.E.A.D. Coordinator at the ITA office (

States ending in
have programs hosting regional workshops. Also, many R.E.A.D. instructors are willing to travel. Please feel free to contact one of them about setting up a workshop specifically designed for your group.