Incorporating Enrichment into your Behavior Modification Plan

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Presenter: Allie Bender, CDBC, CPDT-KA, SBA

Enrichment is a hot topic, but what IS it? Where does it come from? Why is it important? How can it help you improve your behavior consultations? Learn all that and more in this webinar!

This course will help you:

  • Explain the effects of enrichment on behavior
  • Identify effective enrichment activities for individual animals
  • Categorize enrichment activities based on the needs they meet
  • Incorporate enrichment into a behavior modification plan
  • Use the enrichment chart in your own case work

In this webinar we will define enrichment, including its components, and how it ties into behavior modification plans using the Humane Hierarchy. We will dig into the details of implementing an enrichment plan from start to finish while giving extra focus on prioritizing activities.

An Enrichment Chart is available for download to help Behavior Consultants apply enrichment to their behavior modification plans.

Class schedule: This is a self-study class that will begin on the sign-on date. Students will have access to the course for 60 days from the date of purchase.

CEUs 1 (CCPDT, IAABC, KPA)
Member Cost FREE (watch in your member account)
Non-Member Cost $19

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About the Presenter

Allie Bender, CDBC, CPDT-KA, SBA is the founder and co-owner of Pet Harmony Animal Behavior & Training, co-founder of First Train Home Program, and co-author of Canine Enrichment for the Real World. Allie is a national speaker, published author, and an animal welfare advocate. She has been working with rescue groups and shelters since 2006 in various capacities, including founding a student-run animal welfare organization.

Allie started dog training professionally in 2012 and by 2015 became the lead dog behavior consultant at Best Friends Animal Society, the largest no-kill animal sanctuary in the nation. Here she had the opportunity to work with dogs and cats with serious behavior challenges as well as speak at national conferences, write for the Best Friends magazine, and make TV and commercial appearances.

Allie has a BS in Animal Science from Iowa State University and is certified through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and the Council for Certification of Professional Dog Trainers.

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