Fear Free Certification Programs
Individual Certification Program:
On March 31, 2016, Fear Freesm launched its individual professional certification program, designed for all individuals employed at a practice from veterinarians and nurses (technicians), to customer service representatives and practice managers. The certification course can be seen at the base course for Fear Free, and is designed to give individuals the knowledge and tools required to start implementing Fear Free at their workplace.
To learn more about the individual certification program, click here.
Practice Certification Program:
Practice certification will launch in 2018, and will be similar to the AAHA accreditation process in that it will include team work and an on-site visit from a consultant.
To learn more about the practice certification program, click here.
Other CE programs:
Fear Free will be offering a variety of additional CE programs. Specialty courses such as Fear Free Puppies and Kittens, Fear Free Training, and Fear Free Practice Implementation, as well as species-specific courses and programs for Fear Free animal shelters, homes, and more are in various stages of development and will be launched at regular intervals.
Fear Free intermediate and advanced certification programs are under consideration as well.
All of those courses will be available at vetfolio.com.
Included in all Fear Free Courses and Certificates:
Not only will the registration fee enable professionals to complete the certification program and gain RACE approved CE credits, it also provides them access to a variety of benefits:
- Educational library on VetFolio. Articles, videos and podcasts about Fear Free-related topics, including best practices and implementation of Fear Free in your workplace. Resources are added weekly to provide professionals with the most up-to-date information, proven tactics and tips.
- List of preferred vendors. Access to our Fear Free preferred vendors, with special pricing for our community.
- Fear Free Toolbox. Downloadable forms and tools for Fear Free Certified professionals to use in practice, such as marketing materials, social media posts, drug charts, training lists, client communication tools, and more.
- Private Facebook group. Leverage the Fear Free community to problem solve, share best practices, inspire each other, and participate in fun contests.