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Animal Care Expo continuing education certification

Certified Animal Welfare Administrators (CAWA)

All Animal Care Expo 2019 Learning Labs have been pre-approved for Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credits (6.5 hours). All Animal Care Expo 2019 workshop sessions have been pre-approved for Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credits. Each session is approved for the same amount of CE credit hours as the length. Certified Animal Welfare Administrators (CAWA) should keep record of the name of the course and speaker, and the length of the course.

The International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC)

The International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) is awarding CEU credits for all Animal Care Expo 2019 workshop sessions. You can access your certificate at animalsheltering.org/iaabc.

American Association of Veterinary State Boards

Several Animal Care Expo programs have been approved for continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call HSVMA at (530) 759-8106 or email info@hsvma.org for further information. The workshops listed below have been approved for the same amount of CE credit hours as the length. The Learning Labs listed below, denoted with an asterisk (*), have been approved for 6 hours of CE credits.

  • *Veterinarians and the animal welfare movement: Building powerful partnerships
  • *Coping with kittens: #AllTheCats kitten summit
  • Top-notch intake protocols for shelter pet health
  • Putting the "doc" in documenting animal cruelty: Part 1
  • Becoming a model shelter: One organization's journey with the Association of Shelter Veterinarian's guidelines
  • Rounds and monitoring: Cornerstones for health
  • Putting the "doc" in documenting animal cruelty: Part 2
  • Maximizing flow-through to maximize lifesaving
  • Serving people and pets of all incomes: Creating equity in access to veterinary care
  • Infectious respiratory disease in cats and dogs
  • Access to veterinary care: A national family crisis
  • Feline retrovirus: Is your shelter retro-ready?
  • Foundations for behavioral well-being
  • Nothing to lose: Building a lifesaving parvo program
  • Managing emotions: The Fear Free Shelter Program
  • Katrina's promise: A change in the human weather

National Animal Care & Control Association (NACA)

Many Animal Care Expo workshops have been approved for NACA CE credits. The workshops listed below have been approved for the same amount of credit hours as the length. The Learning Labs listed below, denoted with an asterisk (*), have been approved for 5.5. hours of CE credits.

  • *Engaging communities in humane population management and rabies control: Building sustainable strategies through technology and experience
  • *Survival is not enough: Building compassion resilience for yourself and your team
  • Training the trainer: Getting your ACOs ready to roll
  • The human side of the Five Freedoms
  • When the shelter meets the stable
  • Top-notch intake protocols for shelter pet health
  • From crisis to kindness: Helping dogs adapt to life in a home
  • Boom! The power of combining return-to-field and targeted trap-neuter-return
  • Helping cats around the world with TNR
  • Putting the "doc" in documenting animal cruelty: Part 1
  • Rounds and monitoring: Cornerstones for health
  • From naughty to nice: Tackling troubled tabbies
  • Avoiding cat-astrophe! Humanely addressing cat overpopulation sites
  • Putting the "doc" in documenting animal cruelty: Part 2
  • Punish—or provide? Creating community-centered animal control
  • Maximizing flow-through to maximize lifesaving
  • Back away from behavior? Exploring the enrichment vs. behavior question
  • Total rescue cat mojo: Five steps to maximize the well-being of cats in your care
  • Dealing with difficult personalities: A field survival guide
  • Infectious respiratory disease in cats and dogs
  • Small and mighty: Efficient, effective animal control
  • Feline retrovirus: Is your shelter retro-ready?
  • Shelter behavior on a budget
  • Building the ark: Helping animals in disasters
  • Beyond the dogcatcher: A look at modern animal care and control
  • Foundations for behavioral well-being
  • The power of playgroups
  • Nothing to lose: Building a lifesaving parvo program
  • Live capture 501: Advanced techniques for success
  • Managing emotions: The Fear Free Shelter Program
  • Disaster dynamics: The laws and the realities
  • Katrina's promise: A change in the human weather
  • How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?
  • Paw and order: Pet law history

Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers

Three Animal Care Expo sessions have been approved for CCPDT credits:

  • From crisis to kindness: Helping dogs adapt to life in a home has been approved for 1 CEU for trainers and 0.5 CEUs for behavior consultants
  • Foundations for behavioral well-being has been approved for 1.5 CEUs for trainers
  • Managing emotions: The Fear Free Shelter Program has been approved for 1.5 CEUs for behavior consultants