Title: Professional Activities in Animal Behavior Technology 113
|CPDT-KSA Knowledge:||20||CBCC-KSA Knowledge:||0|
|CPDT-KSA Skills:||0||CBCC-KSA Skills:||0|
This course will help prepare the student to engage in professional animal behavior technology services provision. It will provide a model for working through behavior change projects. The professional activities of the animal behavior technologist involves all of the assessment and behavior change programming practices and also working with clients effectively to identify and achieve specific behavioral objectives. This course will explore how to work with clients in that capacity and how to manage behavior change projects. This course will also improve the learner’s repertoire of professional interpersonal behaviors that function to facilitate effective consultation services. You will be exploring how to deal with the client professionally. For the most part, much of the behavior consultant’s job is advising human clients and not working directly with companion animals (although that happens sometimes). A solid repertoire of effective attending and communication behaviors will make you a more effective behavior consultant.
Sponsor: Companion Animal Sciences Institute
Speaker(s): **James O'Heare