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Advocating for Early Childhood Care (CDA 6) 2.00 This course is about exploring advocacy to deepen your understanding of the early childhood system, and to deepen your role as an early childhood professional. Find out about the variety of advocacy roles and multiple resources that help to prepare you for, and to learn about, advocacy. This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ curriculum. It covers CDA subject area 6: Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism, and can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.
Affirmative Action: Small Business Development - Title VI 0.17 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.
Affordable Care Act (ACA) Basics for Business Owners: 2016 Edition 0.34 This course provides new small business owners with the information they need to meet the requirements and deadlines of the Affordable Care Act for 2016.
American Heart Association Emergency First Aid 1.00 Improving the safety of your workers by training them in First Aid, CPR, and AED is important. In this course, participants will learn some first aid basics, how to provide First Aid for a few medical, injury, and environmental injuries, and how to provide CPR and use an AED. Participants will also learn about training options that are available to them through the American Heart Association. Note: Completion of this course does not result in first aid, CPR, or AED use certification. For information on how to become certified, visit the American Heart Association CPR & First Aid website by visiting
Americans With Disabilities Act and Transition Plans 1.00 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.
An Introduction to Working with Volunteers 1.00 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.
Animal Nutrition 2.00 This interactive course presents a dietary case study and then teaches you the basics needed to manage similar nutritional challenges. After completing the course, you will be able to name basic nutrients, understand feeding ecologies, explain differences in species’ digestive tracts, identify standard animal feeds, and understand how body condition is measured. In addition to having a better grasp of the science behind nutrition, you will learn about the storage and preparation of diets, safe food handling techniques, and how to ensure food is safe for animals.
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