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Staff Webinars

Staff Webinars- virtual training (1-2 hours) 

Webinar trainings are a great way to provide team members with introductory overview of various topics. GRAZE offers webinar trainings on the following topics: 

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Supporting Mental Wellness  


Understanding the Human Animal Bond

This webinar dives deeper into the human animal bond, benefits as well as potential challenges and stressors connected to HAB. This webinar also discusses basic tools and strategies for managing the common stressors and emotions that come from working with animals. 


Increasing Awareness to Handle Adversity 

Trainings and Workshops

Completing the Cycle: Tools for Healthy Stress Management (3.5 hour training)

Stress is a survival mechanism that in the short term can be helpful, however cumulative or chronic stress can potentially impact an individual’s resiliency and ability to handle stressful or traumatic situations. Strongly encourage program to be in-person training, however virtual training can be offered

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Caring for the Caregiver: Tools for assessing and improving how those in charge of animal care take care of themselves. (3.5-hour training)

People in the industry practice excellent animal care, being attentive and mindful of what is best for those in their care. However, too often these same individuals neglect to make or take the time to attend to themselves. As a result, their self-welfare is put in jeopardy. In order to give care, we must be willing to receive it, this increases our resiliency and allows us to do more than just survive, it permits us to thrive. Strongly encourage program to be in-person, however virtual training can be offered.

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Thriving Animal Professional Workshop: Develop and implement tools to thrive in the aquarium and zoo profession. (6- hour training)

Identifying the tools that are accessible is the first step. But the most important step is being able to individualize methods for implementing those tools into action. Can be offered in-person or virtual. Training can be completed in one 6-hour session, two 3- hour sessions or six 1-hour sessions.

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Team Development

GRAZE is an Authorized Partner and Certified/Accredited Facilitators for Everything DiSC® and The Five Behaviors® of a Cohesive Team.

Everything DiSC® Description 

Everything DiSC® offers end-to-end learning experiences that have immediate and lasting impact on the performance of people and the cultures of organizations. 

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The Five Behaviors® Description 

Starting with The Five Behaviors assessment, team members will gain insights about themselves, others, and their approach to teamwork. These insights are then brought to life through a powerful virtual or in-person facilitated experience that works by addressing the full spectrum of essential cohesive team behaviors. Through impactful virtual and classroom learning experiences that empower individuals through self-discovery and constructive behavioral modeling, The Five Behaviors® is the only team development solution that rewrites the traditional rules for teamwork to build stronger teams. Transforming the team dynamic from disengaged to “let’s do this!” 

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Certification Courses

These courses are international certification programs offered throughout the year. Each course is facilitated by a certified instructor who is also member of the GRAZE team.  Click on links below for full course descriptions.

Group Crisis Intervention Certification Course

Assisting Individuals in Crisis Certification Course

Mental Health First Aid Certification

Secrets of Psychological Body Armor™ Certification Course

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