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Discover new ways to sharpen your skills or explore new areas of animal welfare in Animal Sheltering's Trainings calendar. Check out featured events, search upcoming trainings or simply scan the archives for webinars. All calendar listings are trainings specifically designed for shelter and rescue professionals and volunteers.

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    Trap/Neuter/Return- How to Manage a Community Cat Colony

    The Humane Society of the United States

    You can transform your knowledge of TNR from zero to hero at your own pace and in your own home! Brought to you by experts from Neighborhood Cats and The HSUS, this course is geared towards caregivers and folks new to the world of humane cat management.

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    Shelter Behavior Seminar with Kelley Bollen

    Kelley Bollen Consulting, LLC

    December 10, 2018 - 9:00 AM to December 11, 2018 - 5:00 PM

    This two-day seminar is designed for animal shelter staff, volunteers, administrators and animal control officers to learn about and improve the behavioral health of the animals in their care. Subjects include: Reading dog and cat body language, safe animal handling, stress reduction, enrichment, behavior evaluations, training and behavior modification in the shelter.

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    Veterinarian to Leader: Leadership Skills for Medical Directors

    Emancipet New School

    January 21, 2019 (All day) to January 22, 2019 (All day)

    This seminar was designed specifically for veterinarians (whether they are new grads, Medical Directors, or anywhere in between) and zeroes in on the unique leadership challenges they face. It will allow them to put aside veterinary and technical issues for two days and focus in on what it takes to provide outstanding leadership to a team, including communication skills, self-awareness, collaborative decision making, conflict negotiation, and the essential practices of servant leadership.

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    Next Generation Leadership: Skills for Emerging Leaders

    Emancipet New School

    January 24, 2019 (All day) to January 25, 2019 (All day)

    Effective leadership is critical to the future of animal welfare. As our field evolves and a new generation of leaders emerges, organizations that provide training and support to upcoming leaders will have a significant edge in fulfilling their missions and building healthy organizational culture. This seminar is for the next generation of animal welfare leaders: staff or volunteer leaders who are new to a leadership role or are on a leadership track.

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    Courageous Leadership: Managing Change & Making a Difference

    Emancipet New School

    February 24, 2019 (All day) to February 26, 2019 (All day)

    The idea that leaders are born and not made? Well that’s just hooey. Sure, some folks are more inclined to exercise leadership than others. But the idea that it’s because they were born to be leaders ignores the fact that a.) leadership is a practice - an exercise - not a title, role, or position, and b.) what we often confuse for leadership is actually the exchange of power (for service) better known as authority. Is charisma a useful tool? You bet. Can strong public speaking skills move people? Of course. Are either of those things the exercise or practice of leadership?

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    Euthanasia By Injection

    Wyandot County Humane Society, Inc

    February 26, 2019 (All day) to February 27, 2019 (All day)

    This EBI course is the 16 hour required course for certification in most states. The instructor is a retired Physician Assistant and has also worked in the animal care and welfare field since 1985 and the course reflects these many years of hands on experience. The course is adjusted as needed for all species depending on the needs of the attendees. This state approved certification course is licensed by Humane Society of the United States and the second day does include a lab during which animals are euthanized. Students have the opportunity to observe and participate.

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