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Animal Behavior Consulting: Principles & Practice 36.00 Cr.
Speakers: Multiple - see description
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CEUs: 36.00 Cr.
Dates: Wed Jan 1st, 2020
Type: Online / Remote Learning
Competencies: Assessment
Behavioral Science
Consulting Skills
General Knowledge of Animal Behavior
Host Name: Beth Brown
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Description: 27 Renowned Experts in the Field A Comprehensive Overview of Animal Behavior Consulting for All Species The Only Course to Cover All Facets of Animal Behavior Consulting Weekly On-Line Mentor Meetings for Ongoing Support and Further Learning All Available on your computer, or via app, on your tablet or phone The IAABC Animal Behavior Consulting Principles & Practice Course is a unique twelve-week, multi-module course providing a comprehensive overview of the many facets of animal behavior consulting for all species. The course is appropriate for experienced behavior consultants and practitioners as well as those newer to the field with a strong interest in animal behavior. The course features weekly on-line meetings with a Course Mentor discussing each learning module. Presenters include: Dr. Mary Burch; Dr. Dan Estep; Dr. Susan Friedman; Dr. Lore Haug; Dr. Suzanne Hetts; Dr. Karen Overall; Dr. Chris Pachel; Chirag Patel; Ken Ramirez; Kathy Sdao; Mychelle Blake; Veronica Boutelle; Kristin Buller, LSCW; Brian Burton; Steve Dale; Dr. Sheila D'Arpino; Jessica Dolce; Gail Fisher; Sarah Fraser; Dr. Evon Hekkala; Dr. Jessica Hekman; Dr. Elinor Karlsson; Theresa McKeon; Gina Phairas; Randi Rossman; Dr. Rise VanFleet; Miranda Workman Topics covered include: Learning Science; Applied Behavior Analysis; Functional Analysis and Intervention Design; Biology; Ethology; Genetics; Marker Training; Case Studies; Desensitization and Counter Conditioning; Program Management; Behavioral Medicine; LIMA Practices; TAGteach; Business Promotion and Social Media Strategies; Interpreting Scientific Studies; the Human Side of the Equation; Sheltering, Fostering and Enrichment; Animal Welfare Science; Compassion Fatigue Students should expect to spend an average of 8-10 hours per week on course material and viewing, depending on individual speed of learning and week's materials. Weekly group mentor meetings via video conference (scheduled for one evening per week in your time zone), and a multi-week functional assessment assignment are also requirements for successful completion of the course. Required Reading: How Dogs Learn by Drs. Burch & Bailey (this is not just for dogs!) How 2 Train A ______ by Dr. Patricia Barlow-Irick Additional articles and links are also required reading throughout the course. These will be provided after the course begins. Requirements for the Course In order to move through the course, you will need: a stable Internet connection a webcam for web chat meetings and a headset microphone if your computer audio isn't sufficient for online web meetings. an email address and to accept an invitation to for group discussion the ability to open and read PDF files The course content is designed to be accessed on any computer or mobile device that has Adobe Flash or HTML5 capability. Mentor online weekly meetings are mandatory. Students who miss more than two meetings will not receive credit for the course.
Sponsor: IAABC