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Title: TACT - Touch Associated Clicker Training, Two Day Seminar

When: 10/20/2012 at 09:00 to 10/21/2012 at 17:00

Where: Bancroft School of Massage Therapy - Dog Gone U


CPDT-KSA Knowledge:7CBCC-KSA Knowledge:0
CPDT-KSA Skills:4.5CBCC-KSA Skills:0


Touch Associated Clicker Training - Two Day Seminar Event Two Day Seminar presented by the TACT Founder Julie Robitaille based on the DVD and Companion Workbook: TACT, A Training Program For Dogs That Are Fearful or Reactive Toward People. WHEN: Oct 20th and 21st • Both days from 9am to 5pm • Both days have two 15 minute breaks, and an hour lunch break WHERE: Bancroft School of Massage Therapy Dog Gone U Worcester, MA CEU Credits: CCPDT: 12.5 CEUs for trainers and 2 CEUs for behavior consultants IAABC: 12 CEU's Karen Pryor Academy: 12 CEU's RACE CEU's: TBD EVENT DETAILS: Positive, practical solutions for the most challenging behavior problems Living with a dog exhibiting fearful, reactive or aggressive behavior can be heartbreaking. It can leave pet owners with little to no hope of sharing a peaceful life with their canine companions. This 2 day seminar introduces a new innovative training methodology designed for the most challenging behavior problems faced by pet owners. TACT, Touch Associated Clicker Training creatively combines the science and art of learning theory, clicker training and massage therapy. This unique approach is used specifically to rehabilitate and prevent shy, fearful, reactive, and aggressive behavior in dogs and puppies utilizing positive training methods. TACT utilizes a ritualized protocol designed with safety, structure and predictability. TACT develops confidence and coping skills while changing the emotional response in fearful dogs. TACT incorporates a detailed home management and real world exposure control program for owners to follow to coincide with their training protocol. TACT is beneficial for all dogs, including puppies, shy dogs, and shelter dogs. Both pet owners and experienced trainers will learn how to use the TACT program to: • Desensitize a dog's fear of people and new environments • Build confidence and coping skills, while changing the emotional response in f

Sponsor: Bancroft School of Massage Therapy

Speaker(s): **Julie Robitaille, CAMT, CPDT-KA

Contact: Julie Robitaille, CAMT, CPDT
 Phone: 781-733-TACT (8228)


Bancroft School of Massage Therapy - Dog Gone U
333 Shrewsbury Street

Worcester, MA 01604
United States