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AAZK Animal Training - It IS All Fun And Games 0.75 AAZK Much of training involves continually honing technique and skill through hands-on, practical learning opportunities. This webinar revisits a workshop presented by the AAZK Behavioral Husbandry Committee. We will outline and discuss a number of innovative, activity-based (and fun!) ideas that participants can take back to their own institutions to inspire staff as well as further trainer growth, experience and development. Concepts will include, but not be limited to: communication, conditioning, shaping plan development, accurate bridge timing, team building, time management, problem solving, and fun ways to refresh our training terminology. We will also review facilitation skills as well as cite a few examples of exercises that can help animal care staff fine tune their own techniques, expand upon current training skills and realize that learning can be fun. $0.00
AAZK Building on Your Enrichment Goals 0.50 AAZK This webinar will run through the S.P.I.D.E.R. model of setting goals, planning, implementing, documenting, evaluating and re-evaluatiing as it applies to enrichment. In addition,the following attachments "Enrichment Goals Activity" and "Enrichment Goals Activity Note Cards" will be available for download. $0.00
AAZK Chapter Building Workshop 0.50 AAZK The American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) is a organization of animal care professionals who work to advance excellence in the animal keeping profession, foster effective communication that is beneficial to animal care, supports deserving conservation projects and promote preservation of our natural resources and animal life. AAZK is an non-profit organization with over 97 chapters and a membership of over 2500 throughout the U.S. and Canada. Chapters are the backbone of AAZK. This webinar will walk you through how to develop a deeper understanding for maintaining a successful chapter, defining its purpose, making it work and making it sustainable. $0.00
AAZK Emergency Preparedness Basics - Do You Know What to Do? 1.00 AAZK This online course is an instructional or lecture style workshop that is intended to cover basic components of an emergency response plan, the resources available to help set up or fine tune your own emergency response plan, emergency equipment recommendations, as well as include some interactive discussion around different emergency scenarios. The primary focus will be on animal escape emergencies and response to them but will also touch on non-animal escape emergencies both major and minor. The attendees of this workshop are expected to take away from this workshop information, definitions, and resources to help set up, fine tune, or just get a better understanding of their own institutions emergency response. On top of that it is hoped they will also get a understanding of what a multi-layered animal escape response looks like as well as what some of the basic staffing, equipment, and training is needed to accomplish this. $0.00
AAZK Hoofstock Hands-on-Tamer 0.50 AAZK Management of exotic ungulates in a captive environment often includes regular veterinary procedures that require physical or chemical restraint. While chemical restraint may be a necessary event, the use of a drop-floor chute can reduce the need for chemical immobilizing agents while providing a safe environment for both animal and staff. Originally developed by the commercial deer industry, the drop-floor chute is an effective alternative to chemical immobilization with many ungulate species at the San Diego Zoo. A stationary drop-floor chute or tamer can be used for a wide variety of animal care procedures that include routine and pre-shipment examinations, blood collection, hoof trimming, and administering of medication. The drop-floor chute can be adjusted to fit a variety of species and is a safe, quick, and effective method for restraining ungulates while minimizing the potential for injury or stress. $0.00
AAZK Pilates for Pandas 0.14 AAZK This webinar focuses on the need for, and development of, exercise programs for captive animals. It explains the different types of exercise (cardio, strength and flexibility) and proposes easy ways to incorporate exercise into the animals' daily routines. $0.00
AAZK Raptor Workshop - Introduction to Falconry 0.50 AAZK The Raptor Workshop is an introduction to falconry. With a short history of falconry, this webinar will introduce you to modern falcontry, falconry and conservation efforts, different types of raptors as well as raptor handling equipment. Also included is a downloadable pdf to allow you to build your own hawk box. $0.00
AAZK Shaping Police Are You Breaking the Laws of Shaping? 0.50 AAZK Some of us might have heard of, or maybe even memorized, the 10 "Laws of Shaping", but how many of us have ever broken one of them? In this workshop not only do we cover these foundational training "Laws" but to put the rules in context we also spend a little bit of time looking at some of the early work that has been done in studying behavior. We’ll discuss just how "illegal" training actions might sneak into our sessions, and the possible consequences that may (or may not?) apply. Consider this workshop your “Get Out of Jail Free” card – video of actual training sessions will help to identify situations where each of the 10 Laws of Shaping apply and illustrate some of the trickier laws of shaping. $0.00
AAZK Why Keepers Care About Animal Welfare 0.50 AAZK This webinar will provide an introductory overview of the emerging concepts of animal welfare. It will review the objectives and action plan of the AZA Animal Welfare Committees (AWC) and offer take-home information on how attendees can start their own institutional AWC's. $0.00
Accessibility 0.50 Compliance, Compliance and Human Resources, Human Resources This course discusses Accessibility in the workplace, utilizing case studies from the Museum of Science, Boston for further understanding. Four main topics are covered: Disability etiquette Legal requirements Accomodations Accessibility and inclusion $0.00
Adaptive Radiation and Evolution: A Case Study using Hawaiian Forest Birds 1.00 Pre-Recorded Webinars, Zoo and Aquarium, IAAPA Old Test Group Courses Hawaiian forest birds, specifically Hawaiian Honeycreepers, are an excellent example of evolution by adaptive radiation due to their close relationships, but diversity in morphology and behavior. The factors involved in the biological concept of evolution will be discussed, with adaptive radiation as a particular mechanism, and how this is evident in certain features of Hawaiian Honeycreepers. $0.00
Adopting Interactive Marketing and Social Media Strategies for Museums, Part 1 1.50 AAM Recorded Webinar Series Leading experts in social network communication, 2.0 media, technology, and public relations address a broad exploration of web ecosystems, communication channel relationships, matching technology with audience, PR and journalism 2.0, and creating a strategic communications plan. $75.00
Adopting Interactive Marketing and Social Media Strategies for Museums, Part 2 1.50 AAM Recorded Webinar Series Leading experts in social network communication, 2.0 media, technology, and public relations address a broad exploration of web ecosystems, communication channel relationships, matching technology with audience, PR and journalism 2.0, and creating a strategic communications plan. $75.00
Adult and Child CPR 1.00 Child Care, Education and Volunteerism, Professional Development, New Test Courses, Compliance and Safety, U.S. Employee Benefits Services Group, Carothers Construction, Doodle Bugs! This course is designed to teach participants how to properly perform Adult and Child CPR. Participants will learn important definitions, hazards and symptoms to look out for, as well as the proper way to perform the Heimlich maneuver. $0.00
Adult and Child CPR (WN) 1.00 Health & Wellness, Healthcare This course is designed to teach participants how to properly perform Adult and Child CPR. Participants will learn important definitions, hazards and symptoms to look out for, as well as the proper way to perform the Heimlich maneuver. $15.00
Affirmative Action: Small Business Development - Title VI 0.17 Compliance, Compliance and Human Resources, Human Resources, Carothers Construction The purpose of this course is to ensure that all management staff, contractees, and service beneficiaries are aware of the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the minimum requirements to be in compliance with its rules, laws, and regulations. $0.00
American Heart Association Emergency First Aid (WN) 0.25 Nonprofit and Management, Health & Wellness, Healthcare, Compliance and Safety It's important to improve the safety of your workers by training them in First Aid, CPR, and AED. In this course, participants will learn some first aid basics, how to provide First Aid for some medical, injury, and envionmental injuries, and how to provide CPR and use an AED. Participants will also learn training options that are available to them through the American Heart Association to get their employees trained. $15.00
American Heart Association Emergency First Aid (WN-NS) 0.25 Health & Wellness, Healthcare It's important to improve the safety of your workers by training them in First Aid, CPR, and AED. In this course, participants will learn some first aid basics, how to provide First Aid for some medical, injury, and envionmental injuries, and how to provide CPR and use an AED. Participants will also learn training options that are available to them through the American Heart Association to get their employees trained. $15.00
Americans With Disabilities Act and Transition Plans 1.00 Compliance and Human Resources, Compliance and OSHA, IAAPA Old Test Group Courses, Pre-Recorded Webinars, YMCA, Zoo and Aquarium, Carothers Construction Do Title II and Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act apply to you? Do you work for a non-profit or for-profit zoo, aquarium, or museum? Is your zoo, aquarium, or museum operated by your state or local government? Do you have a Transition Plan or Barrier Removal Plan for your organization? Do you know that the Justice Department or your State's Attorney's Office could sue your organization if you are not in compliance? Fines can cost an organization $55,000 plus compensation just for an initial infraction. This comprehensive webinar will discuss the development of a plan, examples of that plan, common accessibility issues, and an overview of what to look for in your policies and procedures that could cause an accessibility issue. $0.00
Americans With Disabilities Act and Transition Plans (WN) 1.00 Compliance Do Title II and Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act apply to you? Do you work for a non-profit or for-profit zoo, aquarium, or museum? Is your zoo, aquarium, or museum operated by your state or local government? Do you have a Transition Plan or Barrier Removal Plan for your organization? Do you know that the Justice Department or your State's Attorney's Office could sue your organization if you are not in compliance? Fines can cost an organization $55,000 plus compensation just for an initial infraction. This comprehensive webinar will discuss the development of a plan, examples of that plan, common accessibility issues, and an overview of what to look for in your policies and procedures that could cause an accessibility issue. $15.00
An Introduction to Working with Volunteers 1.00 Pre-Recorded Webinars, Montgomery Extra Courses, IAAPA Old Test Group Courses Volunteers are an integral part of our organizations and their engagement is critical to our success. So what does it take to successfully work with volunteers? This webinar, hosted by Tammy Rach, Senior Volunteer Manager for San Diego Zoo Global, will take you through: who volunteers are, what they want, and how to best engage them in the ultimate mission fulfillment. Participants will also receive a copy of this presentation to share with staff so they can start building their own Volunteer Tool Kit. $0.00
An Introduction to Working with Volunteers (WN) 1.00 Education and Volunteerism, Nonprofit and Management Volunteers are an integral part of our organizations and their engagement is critical to our success. So what does it take to successfully work with volunteers? This webinar, hosted by Tammy Rach, Senior Volunteer Manager for San Diego Zoo Global, will take you through: who volunteers are, what they want, and how to best engage them in the ultimate mission fulfillment. Participants will also receive a copy of this presentation to share with staff so they can start building their own Volunteer Tool Kit. $15.00
Animal Ambassador Management 2.00 Animal Care Training - Intermediate, Animal Care Training Animal Ambassador Management will review the range of program animal roles in zoos and aquariums, the risks and rewards, the challenges and the considerations necessary for a program that follows best practices. The class will focus on animal acquisitions, animal handling policy, management practices for meeting the program animal’s social, physical, behavioral and nutritional needs as well as the safety of the animals, guests, and staff. $75.00
Animal Ambassador Management (PS) 2.00 IBIO 489 Animal Ambassador Management will review the range of program animal roles in zoos and aquariums, the risks and rewards, the challenges and the considerations necessary for a program that follows best practices. The class will focus on animal acquisitions, animal handling policy, management practices for meeting the program animal’s social, physical, behavioral and nutritional needs as well as the safety of the animals, guests, and staff. $0.00
Animal Show Development 1.00 Pre-Recorded Webinars, Zoo and Aquarium, IAAPA Old Test Group Courses This program will provide information about how best to present animals to your guests. We will discuss different types of programs including informal animal encounters, a free flight bird show, a cheetah run program and a mixed species show, including sea lions. For each type of program, we will discuss staffing, collection planning and production, such as sound and props. We will also talk about scripting in general and especially responsible messaging. $0.00

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