Monday, May 10, 2010

Training with ZOOmility

Training with ZOOmility

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Education Building
Cleveland, OH.
June 26th and 27th, 2010

Join Dr. Grey Stafford, author of ZOOmility: Keeper Tales of Training with Positive Reinforcement for an animal training workshop at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

This event, spread over two days, is open to anyone interested in learning how to maximize the effectiveness of their enrichment and behavior training resources— with the exclusive use of positive reinforcement! Great for zookeepers, professional trainers, animal health professionals, students & pet owners! This educational event will feature a blend of discussion, video & behavior problem solving on Saturday. Sunday also includes a live training show, exhibit animal demonstrations, and Q & A by the Metroparks’ Senior Education specialist and Animal Training Coordinator for the zoo, Jim Nemet. CEU’s are pending.

Topics include:

3R’s of Training: Request, Response, & Reinforce

Everything you ever needed to know about Positive Reinforcement and more!



Least Reinforcing Scenario

Alternate Response Training

Behavioral Troubleshooting

Attendees are encouraged to submit specific training questions and unwanted behavior scenarios for inclusion in the program.

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Attention West Coasters!

There are still spaces available for our Paso Robles session at Conservation Ambassadors’ ZOO to YOU facility Memorial Day weekend:

Training with ZOOmility, Too
Paso Robles, CA. May 29th & 30th, 2010

Join the crew of Conservation Ambassadors and Dr. Grey Stafford for our second animal training workshop featuring dozens of exotic species in beautiful Central California's wine country. Then stick around for a special benefit Sunday evening with Jungle Jack Hanna at Sylvester Winery.

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