The Service Dog Training Lecture Series is offered for professional service dog trainers; owner trainers; service dog partners; pet dog trainers endeavoring to become service dog trainers; and anyone else with an interest in service dog training. This lecture series provides participants an opportunity to sample the expertise of a diverse selection of highly acclaimed trainers in the field of service dog training.
Each month a new webinar will be presented Live online. Purchase of the Live webinar includes the opportunity to attend live and access to the recording of the webinar for review or for those who can not attend live.
Live webinar attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters and join in the professional dialogue at the end of each presentation. Each webinar will be approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours.
(Click on each to register and for more information)
When: January 3, 2018; 7:30 PM EST
Speaker: Dee Ganley
Title: Self-Control Exercises for Service Dog Candidates
When: Febuary 7, 2018; 7:30 PM EST
Speaker: Jeanne Hampl
Title: Public Access Behaviors and Service Dog Ethics
When: March 7, 2018; 7:30 PM EST
Speaker: Patty Dobbs Gross and Daniel Gross
Title: Selecting and Training Service Dogs for Children
When: April 4, 2018; 7:30 PM EST
Speaker: Michele Pouliot
Title: Selecting and Training Guide Dogs for the Blind
When: May 2, 2018; 7:30 PM EST
Speaker: Jennifer Cattet
Title: Selecting and Training Diabetes Alert Dogs
When: June 6, 2018; 7:30 PM EST
Speaker: Cissy Stamm and Barbara Handelman
Title: Selecting and Training Service Dogs for Mental Health Disabilities
No lecture in July.
When: August 1, 2018; 7:30 PM EST
Speaker: Jeanne Hampl
Title: When to Say When – Identifying Stress Responses in Service Dogs, Indications for Early Retirement of Working Dogs or Dropping Young Dogs from Candidacy to Become Service Dogs
When: September 5, 2018; 7:30 PM EST
Speaker: Sharon Wachsler
Title: It’s Not about the Dog! The Client Side of Working with Service Dog Owner-Trainers
Cost: $25.00 USD per lecture
CEUs available: 2 each for IAABC, CCPDT, NADOI, and PPG/PPAB
Barbara Handelman M.Ed., CDBC, the series’ moderator, is currently designing an in-depth, comprehensive course curriculum about service dog training. All the lectures from this series will eventually be woven into the curriculum for the Service Dog Training Course offered by www.e-trainingfordogs.com. The on-demand course will begin in fall 2018 or early winter 2019. Please stay tuned for announcements.