Tales Kids Tell: The Humane Educator's Role in Breaking the Cycle of Abuse

  • October 19, 2013
  • (PDT)
  • online course
Tales Kids Tell: The Humane Educator’s Role in Breaking the Cycle of Abuse

Humane Society University Online Course 
Fall II term (October 19 – December 20)

Taught by Dr. Rebekah Byrd, Dept. of Human Development & Learning/Counseling at East Tennessee State University

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
  • Identify risk factors for cruelty to animals.
  • Identify coping skills for the stress that is common in families and community programs that help families learn these skills.
  • Identify signs of animal and child abuse and appropriate ways of reporting it, and reasons why some are reluctant to report.
  • Identify risk factors that increase the likelihood that a young person will become violent and partake in abuse as well as factors that safeguard young people from exposure to risks.
  • Identify ways to build empathy as a humane educator.
  • Understand the role of community coalitions in reducing cruelty to animals and improving reporting.
  • And more…

Weekly topics are listed at http://humanesocietyuniversity.org/academics/sce/courseinfo/coursepage.aspx?id=598&ctg=Humane%20Education&name=&loc=.

APHE members receive a 10% discount on registration and should email hcolonna@humanesociety.org no later than noon EST Tuesday, Oct. 15 to receive the discount.

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