CEU Event: Psychiatric and Cognitive Service Dog Tasks

When: Ongoing
Where: Online


*CPDT-KA: 12 *CBCC-KA: 0
CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 10.00
CPDT-KSA Skills: 2.00

* 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.


Course Objectives This course will: Cover the common range of skills that dogs are taught to mitigate different psychiatric and cognitive disabilities Teach trainers how to train assistance dogs for common psychiatric and cognitive disability tasks Teach trainers how to help clients train their assistance dogs for common psychiatric and cognitive disability tasks Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this course, students will: Have a solid understanding of many of psychiatric and cognitive tasks and their use for various conditions Know how to train skills typical of psychiatric and cognitive disability tasks, including: General Psychiatric Skills (wake from nightmare, pay attention, graceful exit, circle, block); Grounding Behaviors (anchor, lean, cover/deep pressure therapy, feet, hug, cuddle), and Interruption Behaviors (interrupt repetitive behavior, turtle, kiss).

Sponsor:Atlas Assistance Dogs
Speaker(s):Jennifer Kolar

Contact: Molly Neher
 Email: info@atlasdog.org
 Phone: 503-893-8080
 Web: https://www.atlasdog.org/