CEU Event: Non-Coercive Methods in Animal Training - 120

When: Ongoing
Where: Online


CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 3.00 CBCC-KSA Knowledge: 3.00
CPDT-KSA Skills: 0.00 CBCC-KSA Skills: 0.00

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


his course begins an introduction to animal training by exploring a strategy for avoiding coercive methods and instead emphasizing added reinforcement-based strategies, practices, and procedures. Working through the algorithm that provides guidance on how to ensure minimally aversive methods are used is detailed. Ethical foundations in training Review of aversive stimulation The value of avoiding counterproductive coercive training methods in favor of maximally effective added reinforcement-emphasized methods Key features of added reinforcement-emphasized training strategy Working through algorithm of training with minimal coercion

Sponsor:Companion Animal Sciences Institute
Speaker(s):**James O'Heare

Contact: James O'Heare
 Web: http://www.CASInstitute.com/