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Animal Show Development 1.00 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.
Animal Welfare - General Audience - Short Course 0.33 The public’s interest in animal welfare is increasing. This short course is designed for all non-animal care staff and features the same but condensed content as presented in the original Animal Welfare Professional version. This short version aims to educate non-animal care staff about animal welfare, how it is measured on a continuum from good to poor and about our efforts to ensure our animals are thriving. Staff who interact with our guests, are ideally positioned to share this important information with our guests. This fast-paced, 20-minute course is designed to equip our employees with key information on the subject of animal welfare.
Animal Welfare Course General 1.00
Animal Welfare Professional 2.00 This course will increase your understand of animal welfare, as well as best practices to help ensure high levels of welfare for the animals within your professional care. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to: define animal welfare and describe the animal welfare continuum, name at least three laws/acts pertaining to animal welfare and how they contributed to improving the welfare of animals, define stress, identify the difference between acute and chronic stress and their relationship to animal welfare, identify why it is important to focus on both positive and negative indicators of animal welfare, identify the differences between inputs and outputs for animal welfare, identify three potential positive indicators of animal welfare, identify three potential negative indicators of animal welfare, compare/contrast the Five Freedoms and the Five Opportunities to Thrive, Identify three three best practices to help ensure high levels of welfare, identify three benefits of ensuring high levels of welfare, be able to differentiate between subjective, opinion-based animal welfare concerns and objective, evidence-based animal welfare concerns, define animal rights, and identify the difference between animal welfare and animal rights.
Animal Welfare Spanish 1.00
Art and Sensory Experiences that Foster Creativity (CDA 5) 2.00 How do art projects differ from crafts? Learn about the art process, how to provide a variety of sensory experiences for children, and how art is more about “doing” than the finished project. Discover how early childhood professionals get ideas for art experiences and how they foster the creative process in children. This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ curriculum. It covers CDA Subject Area 5: Strategies to Manage Effective Program Operation. This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.
Art of the Capital Campaign 1.00 As you learn how to plan, operate and conduct a capital campaign you can find a lot of advice on the science of fundraising. Often, however, your success will depend more on the Art of the Practitioner (you) than the rules of the game. This Webinar is designed to help you become a capital campaign artist by giving you a roadmap to travel from pre-campaign, feasibility, planning, infrastructure, phases and post-campaign wrap-up. You’ll learn the pitfalls to avoid and important tasks to accomplish to become a capital campaign impresario. You’ll learn the tools to help you enjoy the ride.
Assessing and Implementing a Safe Child Care Environment (CDA 1 & 5) 2.00 When families enroll their child in a child care program, they trust that the professionals working with their child will keep him safe. As curious infants and toddlers develop, their desire to explore presents unique safety challenges. This course guides professionals who work with infants and toddlers to assess play spaces, children’s experiences, and current practices to maximize children’s safety. This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ curriculum. It covers CDA Subject Area 1: Planning a Safe, Healthy Environment to Invite Learning, and CDA Subject Area 5: Strategies to Manage an Effective Operation. This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event, or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 0.25 The purpose of this course is to educate parents, schools, health professionals and the community about evidence-based assessment and treatment for ADHD. Participants will learn about ADHD and its features, etiological factors, evidence-based assessment and treatment, and professional practice parameters.
Attracting (and Keeping) New Supporters in the Digital, Engagement Age 1.00 There are more non-profits in the market every day, but less donors. Is this a recipe for disaster, or an opportunity for us to transform what donor acquisition, retention and stewardship look like in our digital age? Join us during this 60 minute webinar to learn what innovative donor engagement in 2013 looks like by walking through some of the San Diego Zoo Global's recent digital campaign hits and misses to see how you can help your organization rise above this changing donor landscape.