Being Sanctuary Internship

Being Sanctuary Internship

Overview Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world. ― John Muir Animals have remarkably similar needs to our own. They also wish to live in dignity and freedom, to live healthy, loving lives that respect their values and cultures. Few, however, receive these simple needs. Countless cats, cows, chickens, turtles, guinea […]

Elephant Liberation Seminars

Elephant Liberation Seminars

The Elephant Liberation Program hosts biweekly seminars that discuss issues and questions concerning Elephant well-being and self-determination from the perspective of psychology and traumatology. While speakers hail from diverse fields, they are all involved directly or indirectly in supporting all Elephants— captive-held and free living refugees—on their difficult road to recovery and self-governance. If you […]

Caring for the Caregiver

Caring for the Caregiver

Overview Although they share much with their human health counterparts, animal workers face different challenges because their charges, the animals, are governed by different laws, attitudes, and behaviors than those for humans. Animals are marginalized and, as a result, so are their supporters. Financial, social, psychological, emotional, legal, and practical factors severely undermine animal worker […]

Sky Minds

Sky Minds

Instructor: G.A. Bradshaw, PhD, PhD Dates: Available Summer 2017: Self-paced lectures with live discussion. Prerequisites: None Tuition: $85.00 (Group discounts available) The online classroom experience of the Sky Minds covers concepts and topics from neurosciences, natural history, ethology, and psychology to explore how birds think, feel, and experience consciousness. The course is intended for individual […]

Animal Being Internship

Animal Being Internship

Overview The online classroom experience of the Animal Being Internship covers concepts and methods from neurosciences and psychology to explore how animals think, feel, and experience consciousness. Historically, ethology (also called animal behavior) has been used to study nonhuman animals with psychology being reserved for humans. However, the discovery of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in […]