Sun, Oct 28 | AL Task Force 1

Alabama Disaster Dog Seminar

This focus of the two days is to advance K9 team’s skills through innovative exercises to increase reliability and effectiveness in the disaster setting.
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Alabama Disaster Dog Seminar

Time & Location

Oct 28, 2018, 9:00 AM – Oct 29, 2018, 5:00 PM
AL Task Force 1, Mobile, AL, USA

About The Event

Class Description / This focus of the two days is to advance K9 team’s skills through innovative exercises to increase reliability and effectiveness in the disaster setting. Time will be spent mostly in the field working to combine the various components of the Fundamental Skills Assessment (FSA) to create fluency in behavior. Focus is on training the trainer, meeting the team at its level and providing a challenging and safe learning environment. Both HRD and Live find teams are welcome.

Participant recommended skill set: This course is suitable for those who have moderate to advanced skill level but are working through challenges.

Topics Covered:

• Techniques for increasing K9 confidence to solve odor/scent problems in a technical rubble environment

• Combining elements to strengthen the skills, abilities and knowledge of the K9 and the trainer

• Trouble shooting based on participant needs

• Discussion of learning processes

• Development of a plan to reinforce desired behavior chains (and how to break undesired behavior chains)

• Proper generalization and troubleshooting of the Trained Final Response (TFR)

Instructors / Robin Greubel and Janey Fuller

Type / Facilitated field work and instruction

Cost / $350 per working team/$150 Audit

Limit of 12 working teams

Registration is Closed

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