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DIN CWA 16520

2013 Edition, April 1, 2013

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Guide dog mobility instructor - Competences; English Version CWA 16520:2012

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  • Revision: 2013 Edition, April 1, 2013
  • Published Date: April 2013
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: Deutsches Institut fur Normung E.V. (DIN)
  • Page Count: 16
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This document provides the reference criteria of essential competences for guide dog mobility instructors in the following general and specific areas:

- professional behaviour and professional ethics;

- interpersonal management and communication competences;

- appreciation of the various forms of visual impairment and their impact on humans;

- methods of orientation and mobility;

- appreciation of the needs of clients with additional requirements;

- dog care and welfare assessment;

- general dog management and training;

- guide dog training;

- client and partnership training and after care.