The Finding You Behavior Specialist, Apprenticeship Program is dedicated to helping qualified individuals become Lead-Behavior Specialists in the Finding You Method™ and its application to various programs. Finding You Sanctuary has ambitious plans to scale operations to include many programs and 80+ rescue dog and client pairings per year. A Lead Behavioral Specialist will play a key role in our ability to help create meaningful and lasting pairings and will be qualified to orchestrate pairing operations for an entire facility.
The Apprenticeship Program is comprised of 3 achievement levels and will offer individual designations attributed to proficiency in and ability to apply the method within various programs.
Level 1 Behavior Specialist-Aide
Level 2 Behavior Specialist-Guide
Level 3 Lead Behavior Specialist
The qualifications for admission into the Apprenticeship Program includes the following personal behavioral attributes discovered through an interview and hands-on session(s) with Lynne Karli.
A calm, introspective nature that embodies true empathy and a strong sense of universal respect toward all living things.
A tendency to maintain objectivity and neutrality toward others that aides in overcoming preconceptions and critical judgement which often leads to greater listening skills.
Equally important is an understanding of a dog’s natural behavior within a pack along with the requisite passion and perseverance that allows a dog to live in its natural state of being.