CEU Event: Mobility Tasks for Service Dogs

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 Description This course is text and video based. It covers detailed information regarding a variety of cues which are used to mitigate disabilities or symptoms related to mobility and balance. Example of such tasks are mobility retrievals, balance assistance, bracing, and many more. The course is accompanied by our Specialized Mobility Disability Skills Manual which provides details on how to introduce and refine each skill as well as tips, tricks, and important notes. We present each skill with a definition, purpose, prerequisite. It is then followed by a video demonstration of use and/or teaching of skills. We follow it up with a discussion of possible use with clients. Course Objectives Cover the common range of skills dogs are taught to mitigate disabilities pertaining to Mobility/balance Give trainers the tools to work with dogs and clients on these skills and to expand from this foundation Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this course, students will: Have a solid understanding of many of mobility tasks and their use for various conditions Know how to train skills typical of mobility related disability tasks such as: Hold, Tug, Pull, Push/Close it, Brace, Steps, Dress, Undress, Light, Switch, Fix, Laser, Complex/Combination Retrieval Tasks.

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

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