CEU Event: “You’ve Got It!” - Clicker Training for Success!

When: Ongoing
Where: Online


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

* Courses approved for CBCC-KA CEUs may be applied to a CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA recertification. Courses approved for CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA may not be applied to a CBCC-KA recertification.

PLEASE NOTE: CPDT-KA can earn a MAXIMUM of 12 CPDT-KSA Skills CEUS within their 3 year certification period.


As professional dog trainers and behavior consultants, we know that training a dog requires a combination of knowledge and mechanical skills. One of the main skills we teach is how to effectively use a bridging stimulus. Some of us use a verbal ‘marker’ word; some of us use a clicker, and some of us use both, depending on what we are teaching. We use terminology such as clicker training, using a behavior marker, a bridging stimulus… Join Louise Stapleton-Frappell as she examines one of The Top Ten Dog Training Concepts ©, delving into the world of ‘clicker’ training. This presentation is suitable for pet owners, shelter workers and all those starting out on their training journey but will also prove useful for professionals already paving their way in the world of dog training. Learning Objectives: Understand one of the Ten Most Important Training Concepts Deepen your understanding of the term ‘clicker training’ and why you don’t necessarily need a clicker to ‘clicker’ train! Understand the benefits (and drawbacks) of using a clicker Acquisition versus generalization – a quick look at the 2016 study “Can Clicker Training Facilitate Conditioning in Dogs?” Learn the ‘clicker’ training rules Learn how to use a variety of behavior markers to ‘click’ the behavior you would like to see more of Gain some quick tips for Incorporating ‘clicker’ training in the home, in group classes and in rescue shelters! – No clicker necessary.

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

Contact: Sharon Nettles
 Email: membershipcoordinator@petprofessionalguild.com
 Phone: 731-432-3688
 Web: https://petprofessionalguild.com/event-3077728