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Fear Free Shelter
Learn how to improve the emotional experiences of animals by applying key strategies and techniques designed to reduce the negative emotional states that are commonly experienced by shelter and rescue animals, including fear, anxiety, stress, and frustration. The Fear Free Shelter Program aims to provide training that is suitable for all individuals involved in the care and oversight of shelter and rescue animals—from medical and behavioral staff to intake, reception, kennel, and cattery staff to animal control officers, adoption counselors, foster caregivers, and shelter volunteers.
The modules take approximately 5 hours to complete. When all four modules have been completed, you will be awarded with a Fear Free Shelter Program Certificate of Completion. Enroll in this free program at Fear Free Shelter Program.
GrantStation - the premiere suite of online grant research resources and training
GrantStation provides tools and training to find new grant sources, build a strong grantseeking program, and write winning successful proposals to fund your organization’s mission!
Members, learn how to subscribe to GrantStation at a 90% discount then enjoy access to their webinars about grant topics.
Happy Brain Science Course and Game
Would you like to be happier? Did you know that science suggests that happiness is a choice? This 7-part course helps teach you how to make positive changes in your daily actions. You'll learn how we often think about happiness in the wrong ways and how to change those beliefs. You'll be happier, more productive and less stressed. This is the same program, using brain science and positive psychology, that Happy Brain Science has been teaching live for years to thousands of employees. Approved by The Association for CAWA CE credits. Valued at $249, but The Association Member discount drops the price down to $55.30. Members, learn how to access a coupon code.
Choose Happiness @ Work delivers learning, happiness, and team-building in a fun experience. It teaches immediately applicable science-based tools. It allows people to safely raise and discuss issues, build trust, improve morale, and boost engagement. Regularly $197, but The Association Member discount drops the price down to $137.90. Members, learn how to access a coupon code.
The Animal Care Expo discount for members of The Association is good for $25 off a full conference registration. Coupled with the advanced registration rate (good through 2/28/20) which is $50 off the regular full conference rate, members of The Association can get up to $75 off of their registration cost. Members, obtain the discount code here.
Anyone who purchases their Animal Sheltering Magazine subscription when they register for Expo gets a 1-year subscription at a 50% discount, so the total cost is just $10.
Idealware Technology Courses & Resources
Idealware, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the authoritative source for independent, thoroughly-researched technology resources for the social sector. Their publications, assessments, and training can save you time and money by providing impartial guidance that gives you the knowledge and confidence you need to decide what’s best for your organization. Visit their Training Calendar.
MindEdge Courses in Management, Finance, HR, Project Management & More
MindEdge Learning was founded in 1998 by Harvard and MIT educators, and specializes in online education for professional development. MindEdge offers Certificate Program Bundles and individual courses. Courses are typically 3+ hours each and often carry credits from CFRE, SHRM, PMI, and more. Most MindEdge courses are approved by The Association for CAWA CE credits. Learn more.
TechImpact - Expert IT Support and Training
Tech Impact has empowered thousands of nonprofit staff with technology through direct services, resources, events and trainings. Members, learn how to save 10% off managed IT support services.
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