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Webinar: Understanding LIMA (CEU=2.0)

The LIMA approach (Least Intrusive Minimally Aversive) provides both a standard and guidelines for working with dogs as effectively and humanely as possible. Understanding LIMA and applying it effectively will improve your effectiveness as a trainer and/or behaviorist.
This webinar will review the purpose and principles behind LIMA as well as the components of LIMA and its Suggested Hierarchy of Behavior Change.

Kristina Spaulding owns Smart Dog Training and Behavior, LLC. She specializes in the prevention and treatment of behavior problems in dogs. Kristina has a PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience/Biopsychology. She studies the social cognition, evolution and behavior of dogs. Since 2010, Kristina has taught 14 undergraduate courses including Learning, Evolutionary Psychology, Statistics and Introduction to Biopsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience. In 2012, she earned the Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student Award. She has also served as an invited presenter at several teaching workshops and presentations hosted by the University and was an invited speaker at the Evolutionary Studies Summit at SUNY New Paltz in 2012. She is also on the APDT’s education committee. Prior to opening Smart Dog in 2001, Kristina obtained her B.S. in Wildlife Ecology at the University at Wisconsin and served as an assistant trainer at Dog’s Best Friend, then owned by Dr. Patricia McConnell.

2.0 CEUs: CCPDT, IAABC, KPA, ABCDT-L2, IACP


If you need CEUS for CCPDT or IABBC you must e-mail a copy of your certificate of completion and your CCPDT certificate number to education@apdt.com.

We would like thank Cardinal Pet Care for bringing you today's webinar. 

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