This course is a prerequisite to beginning the therapy dog training classes.
This one-day intensive training class is designed for prospective therapy dog handlers and is taught by NCTD instructors. This interactive class features lecture, class discussion, role play, demonstration, and videos. The class will cover topics such as therapy dog registration requirements, health care settings and populations, visiting tips and techniques, and managing stress and difficult situations.
NCTD sponsors the Handler's Class in the Washington area three or four times each year. Early registration is appreciated.
The fee for this course includes a resource guide which will be distributed at the class.
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