* 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.
“Everyday training tips for animals and caregivers to improve routine care” Agenda: • Lessons learned in animal care from exotic to domestic species. • Beyond obedience: why husbandry behaviors matter. • The Band Aid Challenge: our second chance to make a first impression. • What science tells us: data focused on behavioral vaccinations. • The need for a functional assessment: When/If/Then. • TAGteach sets the human learner up for success: Focus Funnel & WOOF. • Observation of animal and handler communication strategies. • Why developmental periods help outline shaping plans. • How to use creative reinforcement strategies. • The use of behavioral momentum to build resilient learners. • Foundation skills: TACOS • The need for collaboration within the community of caregivers. • Why choose reputable professionals that support and enhance program. • Bringing it home: tips to study for the test before we take the live exam. • Chin rest behavior: considerations to assess when its useful. • Safely and proactively integrate husbandry training into group and private sessions. • How to plan for, practice, demonstrate, and follow up on a variety of grooming and veterinary care behaviors. • Reinforcement matters: a closer look that examines how reinforcers can have a detrimental or beneficial effect. • Initial steps to create concise follow-‐up reports that support collaboration.
Speaker(s):Laura Monaco Torelli