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Center for Professional and Continuing Education
800.959.5376 or 209.946.2424
Office Location: 1776 W. March Lane Ste. 290, Stockton, CA 95207
Mailing Address: 3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95211
cpce@pacific.edu

No-Kill Animal Shelter Management Certificate

THIS COURSE IS CURRENTLY AT CAPACITY FOR THE FALL. ANOTHER SESSION WILL BEGIN SEPTEMBER 2014

 

Society's relationship to pets continues to evolve. The majority of people consider their pets to be beloved family members and expect their local animal shelter to work diligently to save the lives of the dogs and cats that enter the facility. This program will provide the knowledge you need to assume a management or leadership role at an open-admission, no-kill animal shelter including program management, community engagement, and shelter operations preparing you for a rewarding career.

Who will benefit from this program?
• Professionals seeking a career change to something more personally fulfilling
• New shelter directors
• Shelter directors or managers wishing to transition to no-kill sheltering
• People working in the animal welfare field who wish to advance into management roles
• Board members of animal shelters
• Activists who wish to see a change in their local community shelter
• Those wanting to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) 

Five Courses included are:

Leadership Training  9/2/2013 - 10/13/2013

  • Strategic Planning for Impact
  • Analyzing Operations and Decision Making
  • Managing People & Processes to Achieve Results
  • Organizational Responsibilities, Structure, and Board of Directors

Shelter Operations 10/14/2013 - 11/24/2013

  • Adoptions
  • Animal Care Fundamentals
  • Enrichment
  • Animal Behavior
  • Customer Service

Community Program Development 12/2/2013 - 1/19/2014

  • Community Relations
  • Volunteers
  • Foster Care
  • Spay/Neuter
  • Help Desk
  • Events

Animal Health and Clinic Operations 1/20/2014 - 3/2/2014

  • Understanding Shelter Medicine
  • Basic Animals Health Considerations and Care
  • Euthanasia Decisions
  • Clinic Operations

Marketing and Development 3/3/2014 - 4/13/2014

  • Development Fundamentals
  • Fundraising Strategies
  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Adoption Promotion
  • Social Media and Websites
  • Media Relations

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