New Rescuer Orientation
Like any field, there are different degrees of expertise. Some are novices, some have some experience but a lot to learn, and some are God’s gift to rescue and seem to have learned and done everything under the sun.
I consider myself in the middle–I have quite a bit of experience, but still have a long way to go. And that’s okay because I love learning and trying new things. But some rescuers who I meet or see their posts on Facebook or in emails have a lot to learn. I am not judging these people or thinking that they are stupid–they are just novices.
The problem with getting others involved in the rescue community is that there isn’t an orientation course that you can take when you start. Some step in the water very slowly at first and some just dive right in. It’s not like starting a new…
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