CEU Event: May the Force Be With You - or Not

When: Ongoing
Where: Online

CEUs

CPDT-KA: 1.5 CBCC-KA: 0
CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 1.50 CBCC-KSA Knowledge: 0.00
CPDT-KSA Skills: 0.00 CBCC-KSA Skills: 0.00

Description

Of course, we’ll discuss a different sort of force than Obi-Wan Kenobi referred to in Star Wars! In this webinar, we’ll examine the use of coercion in animal training. While we aim to minimize our use of aversives, it’s essential that we understand the science of punishment and be aware of its potential side effects. Is negative punishment always preferable to positive punishment? Are secondary punishers safer than primary punishers? Admitting that punishment can “work,” what are the behavioral costs to the animal and to the punisher? How can we help our clients manage interactions with their pets to decrease their use of aversives? Our overall goal will be to bring more clarity and mindfulness to choices surrounding the use of force with our learners.

Sponsor:Pet Professional Guild
Speaker(s):Kathy Sdao

Contact: Sharon Nettles
 Email: membershipcoordinator@petprofessionalguild.com
 Phone: 731-432-3688
 Web: http://www.petprofessionalguild.com/event-2266221