The CPBT-KA credential is valid for 5 years from the date it is awarded. To renew the credential a certificant must either re-take the examination after 5 years or accumulate sixty Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) by attending IATCB approved workshops, seminars, classes, or conferences. 

IATCB accepts applications from teachers, instructors, and hosts of such events using a CEU request form. If you wish to have an event that you are attending evaluated for IATCB CEUs please ask the host to complete the form and email it to IATCB.

When you attend an event that has been approved by IATCB for CEUs, please use the Event Attendance form and email it to ceus@iatcb.org to claim your CEUs

IATCB requires proof of completion of the above events. In the case of events that provide a cetificate of completion please email a copy of this to IATCB. In cases where where no certificate is provided please contact IATCB for the required form before attending so that the host may complete and sign it. Again, send a copy of the form to IATCB.

Please note that all CEUs MUST be claimed with two (2) months of the event, submissions will not be accepted after this period!

Once awarded the CEUs will be posted to the certificants online profile.

Events approved for IATCB CEUs:

This is a dynamic list, so please return to this page periodically to check for the latest updates.

EventCEUs
AZA - Managing Animal Enrichment & Training Programs30
AZA - Principles of Program Animal Management30
AZA Animal Training Applications in Zoo and Aquarium Settings30
Clicker Training with Horses20
IAATE 2022 - Advanced Training Workshop5
IAATE 2022 - Behavioral Enrichment Workshop 2
IAATE 2022 -Flying Free Workshop2
IAATE 2022 Workshop - Training Fundamentals2
IAATE Annual Conference 2022 - Thursday2
IAATE Annual Conference 2022 - Friday3
IAATE Annual Conference 2022 - Saturday5
National Association for Interpretation National Conference 2021 (virtual)30
Karen Pryor Dog Trainer Comprehensive Course12
Operant Conditioning Workshop (Cincinnati Zoo)10
ORCA Wicked Minds7
California Condor Conservation1
San Diego Global - Ethics (PS)2.5
San Diego Global - The Ethics of Animal Care2
San Diego Global - Fundamentals of Animal Learning2.5
San Diego Global - Fundamentals of Animal Learning - Webinar1
San Diego Global - Government Regulations and Inspection Readiness2.5
San Diego Global - Hand Rearing Avian Neonates1
San Diego Global - Infection Control in Program Animals1
San Diego Global - Introduction to Nutritian2.5
San Diego Global - Operant Conditioning and Behavior Management2.5
San Diego Global - Record Keeping2.5
San Diego Global - Safe Handling and Restraint2.5
San Diego Global - Working safely with Dangerous Animals2.5
San Diego Global - Worms, Germs, and You (Introduction to Zoonotic Diseases)0.5
San Diego Global - Zoonotic Disease and Biosecurity3
San Diego Global -Enrichment (PS)2.5
San Diego Global - Environmental Enrichment and Adaptive Relevance in Zoos1
San Diego Global - Introduction to Enrichment2.5
San Diego Global - Introduction to Nutrician (PS)2.5
SanDiego Global - Animal Show Development1
San Diego Global - Animal Welfare2
SanDiego Global - Interpretation basics (Module 1)2.5
SanDiego Global - Interpretation basics (Module II)2.5
SanDiego Global - Interpretation basics (Module III)2.5
SanDiego Global - Solving Behavior Problems - Agression1
SanDiego Global - Bloodborne Pathogens and HIV (PS)0.75
San Diego Global - Seven Secrets to Effective Public Speaking1
San Diego Global - Conducting Conservation Projects in the Field: Education, Culture & Ethics1
SanDiego Global - Government Regulations and Inspection Readiness2.5
San Diego Global - Birds2
SanDiego Global - Animal Ambassador Management2
ABMA - Annual Conference - 202229.5
Smart Reinforcement with Ken Ramirez20
Susan Friedman LLA student, TA, or auditor16
The Convergence of Human & Animal Training and Technology13
Zoo Atlanta - Working Bird Husbandry Workshop18.75
Oiled Wildlife Specialist Training16
Ken Ramirez course Deep Dive: An Advanced Training Course20
2021 Mini Wellness Retreat: Mind, Body and Spirit of Parrots5
Comprehensive Bird Biology - Cornell Lab of Ornithology15
Introduction to Raptor Husbandry being taught by Joe and Abbey Krumrie12
Wildlife Rehabilitators of North Carolina 20th Annual Symposium14
Animal Welfare Workshop8
VMX Conference 202020
Nei - Coaches for below workshop20
NEI - Professional Contemporary Animal Training and Management Workshop 30
NEI - Professional Bird of Prey Training and Husbandry Workshop30
NEI - Ambassador Animal Training and Welfare Online Course8
NEI TEC Talks: Introduction Week - The Future of Zoos1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Introduction Week - Training Panel1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Introduction Week - The Art and Skill of Learning as Humans in the Animal Field1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Introduction Week - Don't Say Don't: Moving Past "How Do I Stop My Animal From…"1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - What’s Emotion Got To Do With It- 1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Motivation Week: “What’s the Motivation?” Part I1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Motivation Week: “What’s the Motivation?” Part II1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Motivation Week: Training Panel1.5
NEI - TECH TALK - Control Week: "Control: The Other Primary Reinforcer" Part I1.5
NEI - TECH TALK - Control Week: The Other Primary Reinforcer Part II1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Control Week: Training Panel1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - What Experts Do Week: The Top 10 Behaviors of Expert Trainers1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - What Experts Do Week: The Top 10 Behaviors of Expert Human Mentors1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - What Experts Do Week: Panel Discussion1.5
NEI- TEC TALK: Birds of Prey: Moving Past 'Traditional'1.5
NEI - TEC TALK: Raptor Enrichment1.5
NEI - TEC TALK Raptors in Conversation1.5
NEI - Ambassador Animal Training and Welfare Course8
NEI - TEC TALK - Trust Week: The Power of Trust1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Trust Week: Building Your Toolkit for Team Trust1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Trust Week: Training Panel1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Zoo Training Week: Increase Your Reach: Tackling Training the Whole Zoo (and Beyond)1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Zoo Training Week: All Together Now: Considerations for Training Animals in Groups1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Zoo Training Week: NEI TEC in Conversation1.5
NEI - TEC TALK -Prompt Week: The Power of Prompts Part I1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Prompt Week: In Conversation1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Prompt Week: The Power of Prompts Part 21.5
NEI - TEC TALK: Least Instrusive Week - Why Animals Need Trainers Who Support the Least Intrusive Principle: Improving Animal Welfare and Honing Trainers' Skills1.5
NEI - TEC TALK: Least Instrusive Week - Handling Animal Mistakes Positively1.5
NEI - TEC TALK: Least Instrusive Week - In Conversation1.5
NEI - TEC TALK: Problem Week: Solving Behavior Problems1.5
NEI - TEC TALK: Problem Week: Solving Team Problems1.5
NEI - TEC TALK: Problem Week: In Conversation1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Food Management: A Tool for Optimal Health and Welfare1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Contemporary Diet Management with Birds of Prey1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - NEI TEC in Conversation: Diet Management 1.5
NEI - TEC TALK - Building Resilience and Assessing Risk 1.5
NEI - TECH TALK - Tools for Your Animal’s Best Life 1.5
NEI - TECH-TALK - Resilience and Welfare Assesment, NEI TEC in Conversation 1.5
NEI - TECH TALK - The Next Step in Reptile Training1.5
NEI - TECH TALK - Fundamentals of Reptile Enrichment & Training1.5
NEI - TECH TALK - NEI TEC in Conversation1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Shaping Week - Shaping Part 11.5
NEI TEC Talks: Shaping Week - Shaping Part 21.5
NEI TEC Talks: Shaping Week - NEI TEC in Conversation1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Human Week - "Interpersonal Communication Skills" - “Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills: Applying What We Know from Contemporary Animal Training to Human Relationships.” Part 11.5
NEI TEC Talks: Human Week - "Interpersonal Communication Skills" - “Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills: Applying What We Know from Contemporary Animal Training to Human Relationships.” Part 21.5
NEI TEC Talks: Human Week - "Interpersonal Communication Skills" - NEI TEC in Conversation1.5
NEI - Parrot Behavior and Training Online Course8
NEI TEC Talks: Rehab Raptors Week - "Considerations for Program Success". "Selection Process for Non-Releasable Raptors: The First Step in Bird Welfare" 1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Rehab Raptors Week - "Considerations for Program Success". "Welfare as a Continuum: A Practical Approach" 1.5
NEI TEC: What We've Learned and Where We're Going1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Rehab Raptors Week - "Considerations for Program Success". Welfare and Conservation Messaging of Rehabilitated Raptors/ NEI TEC in Conversation 1.5
NEI TEC Talks: "Blazing Clickers" Week - Part 11.5
NEI TEC Talks: "Blazing Clickers" Week - Part 21.5
NEI TEC Talks: "Blazing Clickers" Week - NEI TEC in Conversation1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Conservation Week - “Twenty Years of Species Recovery – What to do with what we’ve learned”-1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Conservation Week - “The World Parrot Trust's approach to ending trade in wild parrots over the past three decades: saving lives, restoring populations, and empowering conservation” 1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Conservation Week - NEI TEC in Conversation 1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Common Confusions Week - Common Confusions Part 11.5
NEI TEC Talks: Common Confusions Week - Common Confusions Part 21.5
NEI TEC Talks: Common Confusions Week - NEI TEC in Conversation1.5
NEI TEC Talk: Show Production Week - Personal Passion and the Perfect Presentation1.5
NEI TEC Talk: Show Production Week - Bird Show Structure and Function1.5
NEI TEC Talk: Show Production Week - Connecting with Our Audience, and NEI TEC in Conversation1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Interactive Animal Experience Week -Touch the Heart to Teach the Mind 1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Interactive Animal Experience Week -Getting Guests Involved at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo 1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Interactive Animal Experience Week -NEI TEC in Conversation 1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Free Flight Week, Part 1 - “Ground School: Your Pre-Flight Checklist”1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Free Flight Week, Part 1 - “In-Flight Protocols for your Captain and Crew”1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Free Flight Week, Part 1 - “NEI TEC in Conversation"1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Free Flight Week, Part 2 -“Liftoff! The Transition between Ground and Sky”1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Free Flight Week, Part 2 -“Turbulence Ahead: What to Do When You Hit an Air Pocket"1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Free Flight Week, Part 2 -“NEI TEC in Conversation"1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Live in Dallas!1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Errorless Learning Week -“Tsk, No, Eh-eh: Clearing the Path to Reinforcement with an Errorless Learning Mindset,” Part 1 1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Errorless Learning Week -“Tsk, No, Eh-eh: Clearing the Path to Reinforcement with an Errorless Learning Mindset,” Part 2 1.5
NEI TEC Talks: Errorless Learning Week -NEI TEC in Conversation1.5
NEI TEC Talk: Fine Tuning Your Training Week -“It’s the Little Things: The Fine Art of Training Animals” 1.5
NEI TEC Talk: Fine Tuning Your Training Week -“The Devil’s in the Details: Holistic Planning for Successful Training” 1.5
NEI TEC Talk: Fine Tuning Your Training Week -“Making the right behavior easier: antecedent strategies to increase success” and NEI TEC in Conversation 1.5
NEI TEC Talk- FOCUS Week: Parrots - “Professional Parrot Practices for Positive Programmatic Progress”1.5
NEI TEC Talk- FOCUS Week: Parrots - “Preparing Parrots for Multiple Homes” and “Parrot Problems are Parrot Opportunities”1.5
NEI TEC Talk- FOCUS Week: Parrots - NEI TEC in Conversation1.5
NEI TEC Talk: Lessons from a Lifetime of Training, Part 11.5
NEI TEC Talk: Lessons from a Lifetime of Training, Part 21.5
NEI TEC Talk: Lessons from a Lifetime of Training, Part 31.5
NEI TEC Talk: Conservation Outreach Week1.5
ABI - Webinar - Progressive Problem Solving in Ambassador Birds Webinar Series5
Master Course - Aggression in Dogs (Michael Shikashio)19
Dog-iBox - Life Skills for Puppies1.5
Dog-iBox - The Learning Planet1.5
Dog-iBox - Keep Your Candle Burning: Avoiding Professional Burnout1.5
Dog-iBox - Too Hot to Handle - Understanding and Working with a "Reactive" Dog1.5
Dog-iBox - Desensitization and Counterconditioning - The Details Make all the Difference1.5
Dog-iBox - Stress Matters: Impact of Fear and Anxiety on Learning1.5
Dog-iBoxAdvanced Tools for the Modern Trainer: How to get Behavior - Better, Faster, Smarter2
Dog-iBox - Choice and Control is Not a Single Word2
Dog-iBox - Errorless Learning2
Dog-iBox - Myths and Misconceptions2
Dog - iBox Shaping or Successive Approximations2
Dog-iBox - Pitfalls in Socialization1.5
Dog-iBox - Behavior Chains - Chains are Good for Dogs2
Dog-iBox - Beyond Food: The Premack Principle2
Dog-iBox - But my dog isn't food-motivated2
Dog-iBox - Caring for Old Dogs’ Behavioral Needs2
Dog-iBox - How to transform a trigger into a cue2
Dog-iBox - In Other Words: Extending Non-violence to Clients & Colleagues2
Dog-iBox - Learning Theory: A Review / Part 12
Dog-iBox - Learning Theory: A Review / Part 22
Dog-iBox - Leash Aggression2
Dog-iBox - Plenty in Life is Free: Alternatives to Rank-based Training Models2
Dog-iBox - What a Cue Can Do – and What it Can’t2
Dog-iBox - Living & Learning with Animals: A Super Short Course in the Science and Practice of Behavior Change - Part 12
Dog-iBox - Living & Learning with Animals: A Super Short Course in the Science and Practice of Behavior Change - Part 22
Carolina Raptor Center - Raptor Husbandry Course 2021/226.75
Carolina Raptor Center - Medical Care Course Course 2021/226.75
Carolina Raptor Center - Raptor Training Course Spring/Fall 20228
Carolina Raptor Center - Exercise, Evaluations and Release 7/8/221.5
Carolina Raptor Center - Raptor Welfare 8/12/221.5
Carolina Raptor Center - Intake Exams 9/9/221.5
Carolina Raptor Center - Renesting 10/14/221.5
Carolina Raptor Center - Orphan Care 11/11/221.5
Carolina Raptor Center - Raptor Anatomy 12/9/221.5
Care and Management of Captive Raptors Workshop; Zoom in – Knowledge Building in Our Virtual Classroom15
How Research Works: A Practical Course for Becoming a Competent and Critical Consumer of Behavioral Research for Animal Professionals16
Zoo Atlanta - Ambassador Bird Welfare Workshop8
Foundations of Ambassador Animal Management 8
Animal Training Fundamentals Lecture Series, part of week long training consultation16
HARI - Bird Care and Training Seminar3
Animal Behavior and Training Workshop - Avian Behavior International24
Advanced Animal Training - Dr. Westlund17
Cooperative Care Conference (December 2021)19
How Movement Works (Seattle Ttouch 2021)20
BRAINWORK FOR DOGS: Teaching Cognitive Skills To Dogs!7.5