CEU Event: Therapy Dog Training Online-How to Teach a Therapy Dog Class

When: Ongoing
Where: Online


*CPDT-KA: 10.5 *CBCC-KA: 0
CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 6.00
CPDT-KSA Skills: 4.50

* 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.


In this 6 lesson online course, learn the skills necessary to develop a course to train therapy dogs and therapy dog teams to work in the area of visitation and/or assisted activities. Included in this course will be: how to work with teams to pass a Therapy Dog Certification Course; what is a Therapy or Visitation Dog; the dog skill requirements and how to condition dogs to these; how to identify proper temperaments and aptitudes of dogs; identifying the unsuitable dog; how to be the dog’s advocate; maintaining and troubleshooting the Therapy dog; and communication with facilities. This course will require the student to pass written quizzes and tests. It will also require the student to submit for grading, video homework assignments that show the knowledge gained from this course can be applied successfully as a skill by the student.

Sponsor:E-Training for Dogs, Inc
Speaker(s):Janis Crary, CPDT-KA

Contact: Cheryl Lynne Aguiar
 Email: cheryl@e-trainingfordogs.com
 Phone: 197-023-19965
 Web: https://e-trainingfordogs.com/2011/04/therapy-dog-training/