Course curriculum

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    Chapter 1. Dogs - The Basics

    • Modern Breeding & Artificial Selection

    • Planning for a New Puppy

    • Training - why understanding how your dog thinks and feels is so important

    • Positive Reward Based Training

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    Chapter 2. Caring and Working with Your Dog for Canine Assisted Therapy

    • Essential Dog Welfare Guidelines for Therapy Dogs

    • Listening and Being Present to Your Dog

    • The Effect of The Therapy Environment on Your Dog

    • Eileen & Dogs - does your dog really want to be petted?

    • Download - A trigger stacking record for you and your dog

    • Dealing with Stress & Anxiety in the Context of Canine Assisted Therapy – A final note.

    • Canine Enrichment - Important for a 'Working Dog'

    • SCAS-AAI-Code-of-Practice-August-2019

    • The Importance of a Temperament Assessment

    • Simulated Assessment for Mossie - Part One

    • Simulated Assessment with Mossie - Part two

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    Chapter 3. Canine Assisted Learning Support - Reading Dogs

    • Conducting a Learning Support Session - Paw by Paw revised.pdf

    • Puppy Dog Tails - Dr Helen Lewis - Programme Director: Swansea University School of Education

    • Animal assisted education reading dogs research report 2018 - Dr Helen LewisProgramme Director: ITE/ BA(Hons) Education & Education Joint Honours Swansea University School of Education

    • Canines in classSENCO - Dr Helen Lewis Programme Director: ITE/ BA(Hons) Education & Education Joint Honours Swansea University School of Education

    • Animal assisted education reading dogs research report 2018 - Dr Helen LewisProgramme Director: ITE/ BA(Hons) Education & Education Joint Honours Swansea University School of Education

    • What volunteering with my dog has meant to me - words by Kim Jameson with Toby and Willow

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    Resources: Understanding the world of dogs helping humans - AAI & AA (Some info repeated from Workshop 1)

    • Understanding Dogs Helping Humans - AAI & AAT

    • Resource Pack - Dogs helping humans - suggested reading & research papers

    • The Wonderful World of Support Dogs

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    Chapter 4. Kennel Club Good Citizen Silver Award Criteria - Sarah's Video Box

    • Preparation for a Kennel Club Good Citizen Silver Award Assessment

    • Kennel Club Good Citizen - Demonstration Tutorials of Silver Award Test Exercises

    • Cleanliness, ID, collar, lead and equipment

    • Play with Your Dog

    • Road Walk

    • Recall at 10 paces

    • Stay for 2 minutes

    • Vehicle Manners

    • Come away from distractions

    • Controlled Greeting

    • Food Manners

    • Examination of the dog

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    Chapter 5. Practical - tricks and fun things to delight your clients

    • Tricks & interventions to delight your clients

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    Chapter 6. Canine Assisted Therapy - Essential Training Behaviours - Sarah's Video Box

    • Canine Assisted Therapy - Essential Training Behaviours.

    • Send to Mat

    • Leave it!

    • Stay

    • Stop Dog Jumping Up...

    • Wait

    • Controlled/Loose Lead Walking

    • Developing positive associations towards unusual equipment.

    • Recall Games

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    Thanks

    • Thanks and Credits