When: Ongoing
Where: Online


CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 1.50 CBCC-KSA Knowledge: 0.00
CPDT-KSA Skills: 0.00 CBCC-KSA Skills: 0.00


TrickMeister – Mastering Fun and Increasing Your Team Knowledge and Skills Journeyman Webinar One aims to increase the knowledge and training skills of both pet dog guardians and pet professionals. You will learn about the science behind the training as well as many of the skills needed to train a pet dog, with a big emphasis on enjoyment. We firmly believe that all training should be fun but knowledge based. We also believe in setting the learner up for success. This applies both to our human learners and their canine buddies Learning Objectives for Journeyman Webinar One: Understand consent tests and learn how to carry out a consent test. Learn how to choose appropriate tricks to teach your learner. Learn how to introduce and use an olfactory cue. Learn how to use D.O.E. to increase speed of acquisition of different behaviors Refine your knowledge of luring, targeting, capturing and shaping. Learn how to use “Touch” to teach new tricks. Understand Emotional Contagion Increase your knowledge of canine communication Learn about distance increasing and decreasing signals Understand the use of “No Reward Markers” and why you should or shouldn’t use them Understand the term Negative Reinforcement Clarify your understanding of The Four Quadrants of Operant Conditioning: Positive Reinforcement, Positive Punishment, Negative Reinforcement and Negative Punishment. Understand Respondent Conditioning and how to use this learning process to engender happy learners Understand different applications of both Operant and Respondent Learning You will also learn how to teach the following 'tricks'/behaviors: *Figure 8 (Weave around legs in shape of figure 8) *Take a Bow *Go Round (Move away from handler, go round object/ person/ animal & return to handler)

Sponsor:The Pet Professional Guild
Speaker(s):**Louise Stapleton-Frappell

Contact: Louise Stapleton-Frappell
 Email: louise@petprofessionalguild.com
 Phone: 413-648-7246
 Web: http://www.petprofessionalguild.com/event-2326477