26: Creating and Implementing a Training Plan with Christina Lavallee, Zoo Atlanta
This episode Christina Lavallee, Zoo Atlanta and ABMA Board of Directors, discusses thoughts and ideas for creating, writing, and implementing a Training Plan. There is no one way to write a Training Plan and what works for everyone may be different, however, Christina gives ideas on what can be included in a Training Plan, how to get started, and how to give and receive feedback on Training Plans. Additionally, she talks in depth about the need to be flexible while implementing a Training Plan. Stay tuned for Christina’s "Training Tale" with a famous screaming-hairy armadillo! For questions or suggestions about the podcast email firstname.lastname@example.org. To reach Christina email email@example.com For more information about the IATCB scholarship visit this link: https://www.iatcb.org/newhome Let's talk some training!
2:55 Introduction to Christina Lavallee
4:00 What is a Training Plan?
4:55 Why is it helpful to write a Training Plan?
8:45 Giving and receiving feedback on a Training Plan
12:10 Why is it important to be flexible when implementing a Training Plan?
21:30 Ideas that can be included in a Training Plan
28:10 How to start writing a Training Plan
33:25 Record keeping
34:40 “Training Tale”
37:55 Information on IATCB