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Title: Instructor Training Course: Teaching Training - working spot

When: 05/15/2013 at 08:00 to 05/19/2013 at 17:00

Where: Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption


CPDT-KSA Knowledge:9CBCC-KSA Knowledge:4.5
CPDT-KSA Skills:21CBCC-KSA Skills:0


This professional course is designed to improve your effectiveness as an instructor. Whether you are just starting out, re-thinking your teaching methods or need a shot of enthusiasm, this innovative program will provide you with knowledge and skills critical for success. Taught using a hands-on, interactive format, this course combines practice instructing, video analysis, games, group discussion, lecture and training shelter dogs. Along with several opportunities to instruct/present on various topics and skills, you will be given study or written assignments each evening to provoke thought, increase understanding and enhance your ability to articulate ideas. We will concentrate on helping you to think critically so you can teach effectively. Subjects covered will include: canine learning and behavior; stress in dogs; canine temperament; shelter dogs, evaluating training philosophies and methods; getting behavior to happen, behavior chains, using the right equipment, designing courses that meet your students’ needs; student personalities; classroom management; and how to develop your own unique style to create a fun, motivating class.

Sponsor: Dogs of Course

Speaker(s): Pia Silvani CABC CPDT and Sue Sternberg

Contact: Dana Crevling CPDT-KA
 Phone: 508-529-3568


Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption
4628 Route 209

Accord, NY 12404
United States