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Behavior Job-Alike Meeting Oct 28, 9 am PT - Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA): How does "Least" and "Minimally" fit into behavior modification?

  • 1.  Behavior Job-Alike Meeting Oct 28, 9 am PT - Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA): How does "Least" and "Minimally" fit into behavior modification?

    Maddie's Fund Staff
    Posted 20 days ago
    Hi everyone,

    The HASS Behavior Job-Alike group meets monthly to connect and learn about behavior. Meetings are usually an hour, but our October session will be 90 minutes.  These meetings are for anyone who is interested - you don't need to be behavior staff or a behavior volunteer to join.  We have  behavior staff, foster staff, veterinarians, volunteers, shelter managers, directors, etc. on these calls.

    One of the guiding principles of the HASS Behavior Support Working Group is to work toward adhering to Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive principles. In this special 90 minute session, let's talk LIMA :)   I'm excited to announce that during our meeting at 9 am PT on October 28, 2021, Mara Velez will be talking to us about "Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA): How does "Least" and "Minimally" fit into behavior modification?"  You'll learn about the Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA) ethical principle and explore three case studies that illustrate the use of LIMA to address problem behaviors.

    Register for the behavior job-alike meeting here.   After you submit your registration, be sure to click on 'add to calendar' on the next screen, to be certain to get the meeting added to your calendar.   If you've already registered in the past few weeks, and have 'Behavior Job-Alike in your calendar, you do NOT need to register again.  If you're not sure, i can check for you.

    Brief Bio: Mara Velez

    Mara Velez is the Executive Director of the Shelter Playgroup Alliance and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer.  Prior to co-founding the Shelter Playgroup Alliance, Mara spent over a decade in sheltering, including several years as a behavior and training consultant at Contra Costa Animal Services, an open-admission county shelter, where she collaboratively designed, developed, and implemented behavior program structures, including a robust volunteer training program, a behavior evaluation, and canine enrichment and playgroup guidelines.  Mara holds bachelor's and master's degrees in psychology and completed all of the course work for a doctorate in education.


    Thanks, 
    sheila
    #Behavior,TrainingandEnrichment

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    Sheila Segurson, DVM
    Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
    Maddie's Fund
    9258608284
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  • 2.  RE: Behavior Job-Alike Meeting Oct 28, 9 am PT - Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA): How does "Least" and "Minimally" fit into behavior modification?

    Maddie's Fund Staff
    Posted 13 days ago

    ALL WELCOME to join a 90 minute presentation and discussion re: LIMA

    Oct 28, 2021 11:00 AM CT
    Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive behavior principles
    Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrf-ytrzwqH9KGvJ5S3iuOCSFGLEFM5cJK

    w/ Mara Velez, Executive Director of the Shelter Playgroup Alliance and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer



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    Thank you all for all you do!

    Amber Freiwald
    Maddie's Fund
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