The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement Learning Center
05/20/20 Hashtags and Hate Mail
Includes a Live Event on 05/20/2020 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Do you dread putting a found dog on Instagram because the public will declare that you have him on death row? Do you struggle to respond to cranky questions about your agency in public forums? Do you find yourself on pins and needles when making a tough decision on a cat who is a Facebook favorite? Learn new approaches to dealing with abusive language, primarily in social media situations. This session will offer you guidance on constructive public messaging on sensitive industry topics and help you turn the page on keyboard warriors.
This program (both live and recorded) has been approved for:
- 1 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credit
- 1 CE by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for Texas Animal Control Officers
This session is part four of the five-part Going Through Hell? Keep Going! webinar series.
Director, Loudoun County Animal Services
Nina Stively is the Director of Loudoun County Animal Services in northern Virginia, an independent government agency that includes the county animal shelter and a team of sworn humane law enforcement officers. Nina is a Certified Animal Cruelty Investigator, a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator, and an Animal Control Officer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She still has a seventeen year old cat named Mercury from her very first TNR project, and shares her home with some very supportive humans, five chickens, two cats, three dogs and an assortment of foster animals.