Four Important Tasks
Learn how to train an anxiety alert, making space (blocking), nightmare interruption and deep pressure therapy. These tasks are often needed for service dogs trained to help people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and people with many other disabilities including Traumatic Brain Injuries and autism.
“This course is excellent, giving clear instructions to build four useful tasks from start to finish. I highly recommend this course to trainers wanting to expand their knowledge in the growing field of serving clients with PTSD.”
Melissa Laub DDS, CPDT-KA, SDC Co-founder Teal Paws
Who this Course is For
This course was designed for professional dog trainers who have experience using reward-based techniques including lure-reward and clicker training.
What You Will Learn
An in depth look at the training process for four tasks often needed for PTSD service dogs. Watch detailed presentations of the step-by-step process and understand potential caveats and challenges. You will also learn about needed foundation skills, different strategies to train the same behaviors as well as alternative tasks that may be helpful. Downloads for this course include training “recipes” for each of the tasks.
“I’m really impressed by the thought you put into setting up the course, the layout, presentation of information, consistency of nomenclature and use of learning points like ‘keys to remember.'”
Leslie Sinn, DVM, DACVB, CPDT-KA, Behavior Solutions
How You Will Learn
This online course includes a combination of video presentations and lectures as well as written material. While this course can easily be completed in four hours, students have access to it for three months so they can review the content at their leisure.
- Tuition: $145
- CPDT-KA: 4
- IAABC & KPA: 2.5