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You will find a complete list of all achievements on this page. You can filter them by options such as “completed” or “not completed.” Use the search box to find specific items.

Your badges are considered “Open Badges” meaning they are verifiable. Data that show you earned a specific badge from AnimalTrainingFundamentals.com are baked into the badge. When you share the digital badge, others can verify you completed the track or course, what it was about, when it was completed and who was the issuer. We highly recommend sharing your badges. These represent significant professional development. Congratulations on your achievements!

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Behavior Challenge – Open Mouth

50 Points

This badge signifies the completion of a 5-day behavior challenge presented by AnimalTrainingFundamentals.com in which the earner participated in virtual guided study and application of a shaping plan to train an open mouth behavior. At the completion of the challenge a video submission of the behavior was submitted and reviewed.

Science of Behavior Change

50 Points

This badge signifies completion of the course the Science of Behavior Change. This course focuses on the science behind how animals learn. Students learn which principles to focus on and why. How to apply them effectively and how they be used to improve animal welfare. Once you complete the course,  fill out the form to submit your request for admin to review and issue your badge.

Husbandry Behaviors

50 Points

This badge signifies completion of the course Training Husbandry Behaviors. Husbandry behaviors are ones that make day to day care easier. This can include a variety of foundation behaviors such as stationing, shifting, recall, emergency recall, crate training, trade and more. This course examines some of the more common behaviors utilized to manage day to day care. It is also covers how to create duration, touches on halter and harness training, moving animals and manipulating objects on cue. Once you complete the course,  fill out the form to submit your request for admin to review and issue your badge.

Shift Training

50 Points

This badge signifies completion of the course the Training Animals to Shift Reliably. This course focuses on using non coercive strategies to help animals overcome fear responses to shifting. It discusses why shifting breaks down, and important steps to rebuilding the behavior and maintaining it reliably for long term compliance. Once you complete the course,  fill out the form to submit your request for admin to review and issue your badge.

Training Nametags

50 Points

This badge signifies completion of the course Training Groups of Animals Using Nametags. Nametags can be used to manage group dynamics, separate individuals, teach correct responses when keepers enter enclosures, provide educational opportunities and more. This course teaches students how to train this behavior and its many applications. Once you complete the course,  fill out the form to submit your request for admin to review and issue your badge.

Training for Hoof Care

50 Points

This badge signifies completion of the course How to Train a Hoof Curl Behavior. This course takes learners through the steps of training a variety of species including giraffes, donkeys, burros, rhinos, horses and goats how to voluntarily present the underside of the hoof or foot for care. The course also shows how to train duration and introduction of tools used for hoof care. Once you complete the course,  fill out the form to submit your request for admin to review and issue your badge.

Euthanasia Training

50 Points

This badge signifies completion of the course Training Animals for Euthanasia. This course focuses on training for sedation, methods for euthanasia, choosing and preparing the location, reactions to sedatives, addressing declining condition and more. This course teaches trainers they need to know to enable quality of life, even when passing.Once you complete the course,  fill out the form to submit your request for admin to review and issue your badge.

Orangutan Welfare

50 Points

This badge signifies completion of the course the Training to Improve Welfare of Orangutans. This course shares the details of a training initiative in Borneo and how animal trainers are making an impact on the welfare and conservation of one of the rarest species on the planet. Students learn how animal training can make support conservation. Once you complete the course,  fill out the form to submit your request for admin to review and issue your badge.

Addressing Fear Responses

50 Points

This badge signifies completion of the course Addressing Fear Responses.This course covers principles of behavior analysis such as habituation, systematic desensitization, and counter conditioning. It addresses concepts such as the pairing procedure with calm criteria (PPCC) vs classical conditioning. It also discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the application of each of these strategies. Once you complete the course,  fill out the form to submit your request for admin to review and issue your badge.

This course takes approximately 40 minutes to complete.

The Constructional Approach (C.A.T. #1)

50 Points

This badge signifies completion of the course the The Constructional Approach to Addressing Extreme Fear Responses and Aggressive Behavior. The constructional approach empowers animals to replace fear or aggressive behavior with desired responses. Usually within one or two sessions, the animal is approaching to accept desired items or experiences. This course describes the process in detail, discuses challenges, and provides many examples with numerous species. Once you complete the course,  fill out the form to submit your request for admin to review and issue your badge.

 

 

 

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