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October 4-5, 2014 "Two-Day Parrot Training Seminar at The Seattle Parrot Expo" Seattle, WA area. Hosted by The Flight Club Foundation. Barbara will be presenting a day long seminar on saturday on how to train your parrot, solve behavior problems, live training demonstrations and more. On Sunday Barbara will be coaching participants as they train their own birds. This year, your registration will be helping Mary Rose of Chirping Central direct funds into in-situ conservation programs. Watch her race across the Pacific Ocean in a rowboat this coming June at www.maryrows.com to show everyone "Extinction is Optional (tm)" The Saturday seminar will be held from 9am to 5pm includes a catered lunch from one of our sponsors. The training sessions on Sunday are at 10-1 and 2-5pm with check in one hour before each session. Sunday sessions require the Saturday lecture to participate. Enjoy a light snack, your own training perch to take home with you, a free well bird exam by a board certified avian vet and more! Cost for the Saturday seminar $75.00. Cost for the entire weekend, $175 for you and your bird. To register, visit www.flight-club-foundation.org and click on SEATTLE PARROT EXPO, Workshop registration and more.
VERY LIMITED SPACES: October 9- 12, 2014 "Advanced Parrot Training Workshop" Sacramento, CA. Three full days of training with coaching from Barbara Heidenreich. Must understand basic training concepts, ABA principals, and have done previous training with your bird. Each day will involve hands on training sessions with participants birds. Fee is $850.00. Only a limited number of slots to ensure one on one attention. Participant must submit application of experience. Contacts: Capital City Bird Society at www.capitolbird.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
October 10th, 2014 "Parrot Behavior Problems Lecture" Sacramento, CA, USA. 7-9 PM hosted by the Capital City Bird Society www.capitolbird.org YWCA 1122 17th St Sacramento, CA.. $35 for CCBS members $40 for non members. Get help for parrot behavior problems. Screaming for attention, bonding to one person, aggressive behavior. Professional animal trainer and behavior expert Barbara Heidenreich will share kind and gentle methods you can use to train your bird to be well behaved, trusting and fun.
NEW! October 26th, 2014 "Animal/Parrot Training and Behavior Workshop" Hadlow, United Kingdom. (South East of London) Hosted by Hadlow College. This one day seminar will cover the basics of training, how to read animal body language, how to create motivation for training, reinforcers and motivation, solving behaviors problems and more. There will be live training demonstrations as well as many inspiring video examples of parrots and other animals trained to do amazing things like cooperating in medical care. The seminar will run from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM. And will be held at Hadlow College. Lunch and light snacks will be provided. Registration is 70 GBP ($118 US). To register and reserve your spot, please visit this link. https:// goodbirdinc.infusionsoft.co m/app/manageCart/ addProduct?productId=446You will receive an email once you register with additional details.
Great for zoo professionals too! Lots of examples and discussion of mutli-species training.
November 8, 2014 "Animal/Parrot Behavior & Training Workshop" Norton, MA, USA. Barbara will be teaching a day long animal training seminar with a special emphasis on parrots at Wheaton College. Learn how to train your pets, solve behavior problems and watch live training demonstrations.The workshop will be held from 10 AM to 5 PM. Cost is $65, lunch is inlcuded. Visit this link to register and reserve your spot. https://goodbirdinc.infusionsoft.com/app/manageCart/addProduct?productId=433
Check back for Webinars to be scheduled soon for November, December and January!
January23-25 2015 "Parrot Festival" Houston,TX USA Visit www.ParrotFestival.org for more information.
April 4-5, 2015 "Hands on Parrot Training Workshop" Near Stockholm, Sweden More information coming soon.
April 11-12, 2015 "The Ethics of Creating Motivation in Animal Training Seminar" Malmo Region, Sweden. Help shape the future of animal training! Join us for a unique interactive symposium designed to stimulate animal trainers from all fields to challenge the industry to improve animal welfare as it pertains to creating motivation for training. Learn from international industry leaders in the zoological, research, and companion animal training communities. Explore the pitfalls of commonly accepted practices still in use today, such as deprivation, isolation and weight management. Dissect the other less obvious, but potentially harmful strategies that are commonly used to influence motivation. Learn how these approaches impact welfare and how to transition to alternative options.
Interactive sessions have participants working with colleagues to help define acceptable industry standards, creating protocols and learning how to facilitate change. Participants will also have opportunities to share success stories or present challenges for feedback. This event will be held April 11-12, 2015 in the Malmo region, Sweden. The date and location is designed to accommodate travelers who may be attending the ABMA conference (www.theabma.org) in Denmark. It is a short two hour train ride from the symposium to the ABMA conference which begins the evening of April 13. This groundbreaking event is not to be missed! Presented in English. Group activities also presented in Swedish. Hosted by Barbara’s Force Free Animal Training www.BarbarasFFAT.com and Carpe Momentum www.carpemomentum.nu More information coming soon.
April 13-18, 2105 " Animal Behavior Management Alliance Annual Conference" Copenhagen, Denmark Visit www.TheABMA.org for more information.
April 18-23, 2015 "ICARE Conference" Paris, France More info coming soon
April 25-26, 2015 "Parrot Training Workshop" Finland More info coming soon
July 9-13, 2015 "Positive Parrot Training Retreat" Dallas, Oregon. Hosted by Cockatoo Downs. This one of a kind hands-on training experience allows participants to bring their own birds. Participants receive one on one coaching from parrot behavior and training experts. The resident free flying cockatoos at Cockatoo Downs are also available for training. This intimate gathering is kept small to ensure individualized attention.For registration information visit http://www.cockatoodowns.com/positive-parrot-training-retreat-2015.html