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Training & Education

Chrissy Shull's Educational Background:

2016 APP Annual Educational Conference and Exposition

  • Attended – Talk APP: A Better Studio; Upselling is More Than Just Gold; Talk APP: A Different Perspective; Legislation; and Talk APP: Dynamics of Online Sales and Self-Promotion
  • Provided – Strategic Marking Workshop; Talk APP Session: Perfection: A Virtue and a Vice; Members Open Techniques; and Talk APP Session: Community Involvement

2016 APP Educational Retreat

  • Attended – Time Management; Back to Basics for True Mastery; Advanced Piercing Technique; Uncommon Placements and Anatomical Variations; The Pantone Menace; and The Goals Awaken

2015 Purdue University Extended Campus – Central Service Technical Training, 7th Edition

2015 APP Annual Educational Conference and Exposition

  • Attended - Aftercare: Wound Healing Dynamics; Aftercare: Rethinking our Approach; Creating Your Market; Members Open Techniques; 20 Years: An APP Timeline; Studio Analysis; and Successful Surface Piercing
  • Provided – Strategic Marking Workshop

2014 APP Annual Educational Conference and Exposition

  • Provided – Strategic Marking Workshop, Writing a Business Plan

2013 APP Annual Educational Conference and Exposition

  • Attended – Anodizing is Awesome!; Basic Statim Usage; Beyond Ramps: Disabilities 101 for Piercing Professionals; Customer Service Philosophy; Going Paperless; Gold and Diamonds: Knowledge, Sales, and Custom Design; Marketing and Social Media; Studio Aesthetics; Studio Documentation; and Tools are not the Devil
  • Provided – Ear Projects: The Ear as Art

2012 APP Annual Educational Conference and Exposition

  • Attended – Modern Surface Piercing and Jewelry; Sterilization and Piercing Room Aseptic Technique, DIY Displays and Jewelry Marketing; Medical Risk Assessment; Oro-Facial Anatomy for Safe and Successful Piercings; Practical Usage: Statim; Advanced Materials Standards and Applications; Basic Steel and Titanium; Writing a Business Plan; Members Only: Ear Projects; and Studio Documentation

2010 APP Annual Educational Conference and Exposition

  • Attended - Developing Curriculum for an Apprentice; Male Genital Piercing Techniques; Marketing Yourself and Your Studio; Materials: Steel and Titanium; Studio Set-up, Aseptic Technique, Sterilization Workshop; Surface Anchors; and Troubleshooting and Scars
  • Provided – The Ear Experience: From Simple to Extreme

2007 APP Annual Educational Conference and Exposition

  • Attended – No credit for classes due to being the Secretary of the APP Board of Directors at the time
  • Provided – Bloodborne Pathogens, Basic Studio Set-Up

2006 APP Annual Educational Conference and Exposition

  • Attended – No credit for classes due to being the Secretary of the APP Board of Directors at the time
  • Provided – Members Only Techniques: Advanced Ear Projects, Studio Set-Up and Inspection

2005 APP Annual Educational Conference and Exposition

  • Attended – No credit for classes due to being the Secretary of the APP Board of Directors at the time
  • Provided – Non Member Techniques, Studio Set-Up and Inspection

 

Whitney Chase's Educational Background:

2016 APP Annual Educational Conference and Exposition

  • Attended – Talk APP: A Better Studio, Safe Practices in the Sterilization Room, Male Genital Piercings: A Dual Perspective, Needles: the Cutting Edge, Managing Difficult Clients, Strategic Marking Workshop, Talk APP: A Different Perspective, Safe Practices in the Piercing Room, Trauma Informed Body Modification, The Ear: Beauty in Complexity, Talk APP: Dynamics of Online Sales and Self Promotion, Talk APP: Personal Journeys

2013 APP Annual Educational Conference and Exposition

  • Attended – Client Home Care; Troubleshooting and Scars; Anatomy of the Body for Piercers; Basic Steel and Titanium; Beyond Ramps: Disabilities 101 for Piercing Professionals; Customer Service Philosophy; Gold and Diamonds: Knowledge, Sales and Custom Design; Initial Jewelry: The Rules (and When to Break Them); Marketing and Social Media, Medical Risk Assessment; Photography Tips for Industry Professionals; and Preventing Cross-Contamination in the Sterilization and Piercing Rooms

2012 APP Annual Educational Conference and Exposition

  • Attended – The Ins and Outs of Male Genital Piercings; Knowing and Selling Stone; Sterilization and Piercing Room Aseptic Technique; History of Contemporary Piercing; DIY Displays and Jewelry Marketing; Medical Risk Assessment; Stretching: Technique, Tools, and Materials; Energy Movement and Grounding; Advanced Materials Standards and Applications, Jewelry Concept and Design; Writing a Business Plan; and Building a Clientele Through Customer Service

2011 APP Annual Educational Conference and Exposition

  • Attended – Anatomy: The Structure of an Aesthetic Piercing; Grounding and Bedside Manner; Head and Neck Anatomy; Initial Jewelry: Size and Style; Knowing and Selling Stone; Materials: Steel and Titanium; Safe and Effective Female Genital Piercing; Spanish 101 for Body Piercers; Surface Anchors; Wound Healing Dynamics; and Traditional Ritual Festivals