Humane Society Academy

Humane Society Academy Learn about us at: http://www.prosocialacademy.org The Humane Society of the United States is the nation’s largest animal protection organization, rated the most effective by its peers.

Since 1954, The HSUS has been fighting for the protection of all animals through advocacy, education, and hands-on programs. We rescue and care for tens of thousands of animals each year, but our primary mission is to prevent cruelty before it occurs. We're there for all animals, across America and around the world.

11/08/2016
To Test or Not to Test: Making Sense of FeLV and FIV Testing

Join us Wed., Dec 7 1:00 PM ET for the free webinar "To Test or Not to Test: Making Sense of FeLV and FIV Testing"-sign up to join or recieve the recording!

Feline retroviral testing is commonly performed via a variety of in-house ELISA tests, now offered by various manufactures. These tests are used in shelter and rescue settings as well as general and specialty small animal practices, but they are often used inconsistently between various groups and t...

Now that fall is in full swing, do you feel like your daily pace is always at maximum speed? Take a moment to watch your...
09/23/2016
Watching Wildlife in Fall : The Humane Society of the United States

Now that fall is in full swing, do you feel like your daily pace is always at maximum speed? Take a moment to watch your wild neighbors and enjoy the sights and sounds of the season!
http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/watching_wildlife_fall.html

Much like spring, fall is a season of dramatic changes and intense activity for wildlife, making it an exciting time to watch what's going on in your backyard wildlife sanctuary or nearby parks. Busy as you may be with work or school, wild animals are equally busy with their many preparations for fa...

Looking for ways to stop puppy mills and raise awareness in your community? Get 15% off HSA's online course "Stop Puppy ...
09/21/2016
AD 003 Stop Puppy Mills: Advocating for Change

Looking for ways to stop puppy mills and raise awareness in your community? Get 15% off HSA's online course "Stop Puppy Mills: Advocating for Change" from now through October 31!! Use code PUPPIES15 before Checkout.
REGISTER NOW: https://hsus.digitalchalk.com/dc/learn/ad-003-stop-puppy-mills-advocating-for-change

This self-paced course is designed to help advocates understand the most common problems inherent in puppy mills, and what can be done to address them. Participants will gain a greater understanding of what puppy mills are, why they continue to thrive despite increases in public awareness and stride...

Looking for a great resource on community cats? Check out HSA’s Curriculum Development Manager Heidi Colonna’s interview...
09/06/2016
Interview! Heidi Colonna, Curriculum Development Manager for the Humane Society and Board Member with Association of Professional Humane Educators - The Community Cats Podcast

Looking for a great resource on community cats? Check out HSA’s Curriculum Development Manager Heidi Colonna’s interview with Stacy LeBaron of the Community Cats Podcast! Get it at the link below or on your podcast app. And don’t forget to listen to the fantastic presentations from other guests that Stacy puts out daily!
GET THE PODCAST: http://www.communitycatspodcast.com/episode-58-heidi-colonna/

“Humane education can prevent situations where people lack knowledge of basic care and, in other cases, lack of empathy.” Heidi was volunteering at a local shelter in 1994, which compelled her to choose animal science and public policy over a potential business degree. She discusses her focus on ‘pr...

St. Francis Day in a Box, the popular HSUS toolkit, is now available! Your free kit includes exclusive discount coupons ...
08/26/2016
St. Francis Day in a Box - HSUS

St. Francis Day in a Box, the popular HSUS toolkit, is now available! Your free kit includes exclusive discount coupons and resources to plan events on or around St. Francis Day!

Start a small group discussion, organize a pet food collection, plan a movie screening, or launch a youth group project. Get a “box” full of ideas when you order today!

GET THE BOX:
https://secure.humanesociety.org/site/SPageServer?pagename=st_francis_day_box&s_src=fb_post_fo_082616

Explore animal protection issues in your faith community during the season of St. Francis and beyond with our free St. Francis Day in a Box! Start a pet food collection, small group discussion, or plan a film event.

Kudos to these states for collaborating on strategies to incorporate social-emotional learning (an important piece of hu...
08/03/2016
Social-Emotional Learning: States Collaborate to Craft Standards, Policies

Kudos to these states for collaborating on strategies to incorporate social-emotional learning (an important piece of humane education) into the classroom!
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rulesforengagement/2016/08/social-emotional_learning_states_collaborate_to_craft_standards_policies.html

Eight states will work cooperatively with the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning to create and implement plans to draft statewide social-emotional learning standards and policies.

If you have strong interpersonal and communication skills and would like to hone them, consider applying to be an Outrea...
07/19/2016
Outreach and Communications Intern, Humane Society Academy : The Humane Society of the United States

If you have strong interpersonal and communication skills and would like to hone them, consider applying to be an Outreach and Communications Intern for HSA! Some completed college-level coursework is preferred. For full details and to apply, see the link below:
http://www.humanesociety.org/about/employment/internships/intern-hsa-outreach-comm.html

Help protect animals. Apply to become an Outreach and Communications Intern for Humane Society Academy.

Are you burning the candle at both ends? Learn how to enhance your compassion satisfaction and take care of yourself wit...
07/12/2016
AS 003 Compassion Stress and Fatigue

Are you burning the candle at both ends? Learn how to enhance your compassion satisfaction and take care of yourself with a 10% off discount using the code HSA10. This self-paced course is pre-approved for 9 CE points of continuing education credit toward the Certified Animal Welfare Administrator credential.

Compassion stress is a normal and natural response to working in a caring field -- and the field of animal care and protection is no exception. Awareness of suffering, our desire to take action to alleviate it, and the weariness that results from the volume of work and depth of caring, all lead to e...

Looking for ways to effectively manage stress in your work environment? Our self-paced online course, Compassion Stress ...
06/23/2016
AS 003 Compassion Stress and Fatigue

Looking for ways to effectively manage stress in your work environment? Our self-paced online course, Compassion Stress and Fatigue, has just launched! Learn tools and strategies you can use to sustain involvement in the rewarding and equally challenging field of animal care and protection.
REGISTER>>>
https://hsus.digitalchalk.com/dc/learn/as-003-compassion-stress-and-fatigue

Compassion stress is a normal and natural response to working in a caring field and the field of animal care and protection is no exception. Awareness of suffering, our desire to take action to alleviate it, and the weariness that results from the volume of work and depth of caring, all lead to exha...

This special deal on our "Stop Puppy Mills: Advocating for Change" online course is still good through June 30! Use code...
06/02/2016
Humane Society Academy

This special deal on our "Stop Puppy Mills: Advocating for Change" online course is still good through June 30! Use code PUPPIES10 before checkout to get the discount!

This week is Puppy Mills Advocacy week! Get a special 10% discount on our online self-paced course, “Stop Puppy Mills: Advocating for Change” Use code PUPPIES10 before checking out. Discount good through June 30, 2016.
REGISTER NOW>>>
https://hsus.digitalchalk.com/dc/learn/ad-003-stop-puppy-mills-advocating-for-change

Want to make sure your advocacy efforts make a big impact? Our self-paced online course "AD 001 Campaigning for Success:...
06/01/2016
AD 001 Campaigning for Success: Research and Planning

Want to make sure your advocacy efforts make a big impact? Our self-paced online course "AD 001 Campaigning for Success: Research and Planning" will give you the tools to confront cruelty through campaigning and help you decide how best to devote your scarce time and resources!
REGISTER: https://hsus.digitalchalk.com/dc/learn/ad-001-campaigning-for-success-research-and-planning

Effective animal advocacy is based on thoughtful planning that considers available research and the attitudes of citizens and public agencies. It requires an understanding of all stakeholders, how behavior changes occur, and past work on issues. Designed for individual animal advocates or those wor...

Are you an animal advocate looking to maximize your impact? Our self-paced online course "Giving Animals a Voice at the ...
05/17/2016
AD 002 Giving Animals a Voice at the Capitol

Are you an animal advocate looking to maximize your impact? Our self-paced online course "Giving Animals a Voice at the Capitol" will teach you how to deliver an effective message to lawmakers at all levels of government and make sure your voice is truly heard!
REGISTER>>>
https://hsus.digitalchalk.com/dc/learn/ad-002-giving-animals-a-voice-at-the-capitol

It’s the job of our elected officials to address the issues we care about, and that includes protecting animals. This course is designed to help animal advocates understand how to make a difference by effectively lobbying their lawmakers at all levels of government. Students will learn the legislati...

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Humane Society Academy (HSA) offers a variety of development opportunities for professionals, volunteers, and advocates in the field of animal protection. HSA courses are student-centered and interactive. They are designed to engage all learning styles and cover topics such as: animal sheltering basics, shelter operations and management, volunteer programs and fundraising for animal organizations, humane education, and advocacy skill building. By participating on this page, you are agreeing to our commenting policy, outlined below. We reserve the right to delete posts containing any of the following elements: - profanity - misinformation - spam - off-topic / irrelevant - personal attacks - promoting violence - promoting illegal or questionable activities - rallying on behalf of people or organizations which support animal abuse If you repeatedly violate this policy, you will be removed from our page. If you become a bother to our students, faculty and other members of our page, you will be removed. We do encourage open discussion, which includes disagreement, but we will not tolerate harassment or taunting of our supporters. We appreciate your cooperation and support!

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