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August 2020

RE-SCHEDULED Masterclass – Animal-Assisted Activities Co-Ordination DATE TBC

August 14
Mullum Therapeutic Farm Panton Hill, Victoria 3759 Australia

ON HOLD - not accepting new applications at this time, pending COVID-19 restrictions DATE TBC Masterclasses comprise one-day workshops designed to extend and enhance knowledge and practice of Canine-Assisted Interventions. Masterclasses are open to Certified and Advanced handlers. Please note: only Advanced Therapy Dogs may attend Masterclasses. This masterclass will focus on the theories and practices of AAA in visiting settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, schools or workplaces. Participants will learn about engaging customers in activities, understanding the limitations of visiting…

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Therapy-Dog (Re)Certification Day (online – Zoom)

August 21

The (Re)Certification Day allows graduates to refresh and recap on their skills after graduation. It also allows teams to Re-Certify once their original Certification has expired (usually after 1 year). This course is also open to previous (human) graduates who want to certify a second or subsequent dog, and don’t feel they need to attend the entire Foundation or Advanced course again. Due to COVID-19 Restrictions this Recertification Day will run via Zoom. We can only re-certify existing dogs who have previously undergone…

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Foundation Therapy-Dog and Handler Certification

August 24 - August 29
Mullum Therapeutic Farm Panton Hill, Victoria 3759 Australia
Dog Learning

Lead the Way offers an intensive six-day course for individuals wishing to train their dogs as Therapy-Dogs for work in Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI). This course provides Certification as a Visiting Therapy Dog and Certified Therapy Dog Handler. This course may also be used as the first step towards obtaining certification as a Practitioner in Animal-Assisted Therapy, Animal-Assisted Education, or Animal-Assisted Activities Co-ordination. For a full description of this course, including terms and conditions, and prices, please see the course information page.APPLY…

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September 2020

Therapy-Dog (Re)Certification Day (online – Zoom)

September 7

The (Re)Certification Day allows graduates to refresh and recap on their skills after graduation. It also allows teams to Re-Certify once their original Certification has expired (usually after 1 year). This course is also open to previous (human) graduates who want to certify a second or subsequent dog, and don’t feel they need to attend the entire Foundation or Advanced course again. Due to COVID-19 Restrictions this Recertification Day will run via Zoom. We can only re-certify existing dogs who have previously undergone…

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Advanced Therapy-Dog and Handler Certification

September 9 - September 12
Mullum Therapeutic Farm Panton Hill, Victoria 3759 Australia
Dog Learning

This intensive four-day course follows on from Lead The Way's Foundation training, providing dog and handler teams Advanced Therapy Dog & Handler Certification. Teams work towards developing creative interventions using the Neurobiological Model, and off-lead reliability. This course may also be used as the second step towards obtaining certification as a Practitioner in Animal-Assisted Therapy, Animal-Assisted Education, or Animal-Assisted Activities Co-ordination. For a full description of this course, including terms and conditions, and prices, please see the course information page.APPLY NOW

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October 2020

Foundation Therapy-Dog and Handler Certification (Waiting List Only)

October 19 - October 24
Mullum Therapeutic Farm Panton Hill, Victoria 3759 Australia
Dog Learning

This course is now full. Waiting list only. Lead the Way offers an intensive six-day course for individuals wishing to train their dogs as Therapy-Dogs for work in Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI). This course provides Certification as a Visiting Therapy Dog and Certified Therapy Dog Handler. This course may also be used as the first step towards obtaining certification as a Practitioner in Animal-Assisted Therapy, Animal-Assisted Education, or Animal-Assisted Activities Co-ordination. For a full description of this course, including terms and…

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November 2020

Foundation Therapy-Dog and Handler Certification

November 16 - November 21
Mullum Therapeutic Farm Panton Hill, Victoria 3759 Australia
Dog Learning

Lead the Way offers an intensive six-day course for individuals wishing to train their dogs as Therapy-Dogs for work in Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI). This course provides Certification as a Visiting Therapy Dog and Certified Therapy Dog Handler. This course may also be used as the first step towards obtaining certification as a Practitioner in Animal-Assisted Therapy, Animal-Assisted Education, or Animal-Assisted Activities Co-ordination. For a full description of this course, including terms and conditions, and prices, please see the course information page.APPLY…

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December 2020

Therapy-Dog (Re)Certification Day (online – Zoom)

December 3

The (Re)Certification Day allows graduates to refresh and recap on their skills after graduation. It also allows teams to Re-Certify once their original Certification has expired (usually after 1 year). This course is also open to previous (human) graduates who want to certify a second or subsequent dog, and don’t feel they need to attend the entire Foundation or Advanced course again. Due to COVID-19 Restrictions this Recertification Day MAY run via Zoom (assuming restrictions have not been sufficiently lifted). If so, we…

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Foundation Therapy-Dog and Handler Certification

December 14 - December 19
Mullum Therapeutic Farm Panton Hill, Victoria 3759 Australia
Dog Learning

Lead the Way offers an intensive six-day course for individuals wishing to train their dogs as Therapy-Dogs for work in Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI). This course provides Certification as a Visiting Therapy Dog and Certified Therapy Dog Handler. This course may also be used as the first step towards obtaining certification as a Practitioner in Animal-Assisted Therapy, Animal-Assisted Education, or Animal-Assisted Activities Co-ordination. For a full description of this course, including terms and conditions, and prices, please see the course information page.APPLY…

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