IAOPCC Continuing Education Classes for Professionals

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach
801 Seabreeze Blvd.
Fort LauderdaleFlorida, 33316, USA

CERTIFIED PET CREMATORY OPERATOR CERTIFICATION (CPCO) WITH CANA CERTIFICATION
Approved for 8 hours of CE credit

Through this intensive certification program, you will gain technical and procedural knowledge regarding pet cremation and the operation of your crematories. Topics include:

Understanding the Principles of Combustion
Difficult Cases
EPA Rules and Regulations
Safety, Maintenance & Repair
Incinerator Criteria and Design Differences
Record Keeping

The classroom component will address major topic process, equipment and operations, the cremation process in detail, and standards and ethics. The course is taught using small group activities, case studies, videos, whole class discussions and lecture. The final exam will also be administered online. A detailed manual is also provided for use during class and serves as an important reference tool after returning to work.

Dr. Susan Cohen

PET BEREAVEMENT SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION (PBSC) LEVEL I
Approved for 4 hours of CE credit 

The most intensive Pet Bereavement Certification program in our industry! This course will provide you with specific tools and information necessary for you to guide your clients through the grieving process.

This course will raise your awareness and communication skills to effectively recognize and deal with:

Clients experiencing Complicated Grief
What to say/What not to say
Defusing the Agitated Client
Children and Grief
Compassion Fatigue, its causes, symptoms, and effect on the workplace

Dr. Susan Cohen

PET BEREAVEMENT SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION (PBSC) LEVEL II
Approved for 4 hours of CE credit

The Level II Pet Bereavement Certification program will build upon and expand your knowledge in how to handle difficult cases. This class will include role playing to expected scenarios giving you experience, advice and guidance as you navigate grieving clients. Class will also cover Compassion Fatigue and its effects along with the necessary steps to prevent it from happening to you. PBSC Level I is required prior to taking this class.

Mr. Joe Dwyer

PET CELEBRANT CERTIFICATION (PCC) LEVEL I
Approved for 4 hours of CE credit

Join us as we discover how to create personalized services to meet all your Client’s needs.  Learn about various types of ceremonies and how becoming a Certified Pet Celebrant can increase your marketing opportunities within your community.

Course content includes:

Key Requirements of a Pet Celebrant
Ceremonies for Pet Blessings, Funeral Services and Memorial Services, and the difference between the two
Denominations, religious, and cultural differences
How to prepare yourself, including tone of voice, what your body language says, and the importance of how to conduct a service

Mr. Joe Dwyer

PET CELEBRANT CERTIFICATION (PCC) LEVEL II
Approved for 4 hours of CE credit 

Participants will learn additional marketing strategies, including how to create an “Animal Care” team. Scripture and prayer interpretation for services and practicum, a deeper understanding of spirituality and how to learn more from the animals we serve. Participants will also lead a prayer or memorial service from beginning to end.

PET OWNERS PLEASE NOTE: Former members are not entitled to use the IAOPCC membership logo. If you are following a pet cemetery/crematory web site, please be sure to check our Membership Directory and verify that the Cemetery/Crematory is in fact a current member in good standing and not just borrowing the logo. Or you may contact the Home Office directly at 1-800-952-5541, or by email at info@iaopc.com.

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