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In many cases when a learner is afraid to do something it's because of lack of understanding of the task, lack of confidence in their abilities and lack of control over the learning situation. This webinar will focus  on ways to increase clarity of instructions, increase confidence and increase control. Examples will include learners overcoming fears of doing specific behaviours and in one example, overcoming fear of dogs (after a severe dog bite). We won't be talking about irrational fears or phobias.

This will be a practical webinar with video examples and discussion of specific tag points and strategies.


The following topics will be covered:

Fear stimuli

Fear basis addressed with TAGteach

How TAGteach works to reduce fear

Designing tag points in fear situations

TAGteach techniques for reducing fear

Case Studies


"CEUs are no longer offered for TAGteach webinars.


Joan Orr M.Sc. is a scientist and internationally recognized clicker trainer. Along with Theresa McKeon, Joan is the one of the cofounders of TAGteach International, a company that promotes the application of marker-based positive reinforcement training for humans. Joan was a member of the Karen Pryor Clickertraining Clicker Expo Faculty for 9 years and content creator and advisor to the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior. She is a pioneer in the field of clicker training rabbits and co-author the book: Getting Started Clicker Training Your Rabbit. Joan and Teresa Lewin are co-founders of Doggone Crazy Inc, a company dedicated to dog bite prevention through education. They created the board game Doggone Crazy!, the “Doggie Detective”  bite prevention education program for elementary school children and the Clicker Puppy training DVD. Joan has published many articles on dog bite prevention, positive training methods in people and animals and the importance of understanding dog body language. She has received many awards for her work. Most recently Joan has teamed up with behavior analyst Ryan O'Donnell to put on the annual conference: The Convergence of Human & Animal Training and Technology (CHATTcon).