Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete all sessions for 12 Contact Hours (1.2 CEUs)
February 6, 8, 13 and 15, 2023
6:10 pm EST • 5:10 pm CST • 4:10 pm MST • 3:10 pm PST (US)
Exercise not only strengthens the body but enhances the brain as well. Research continually demonstrates the importance of movement regarding cognitive skills. As therapists working in pediatric settings, we have the ability to impact these skills through the use of purposeful, fun and creative therapy sessions.
This workshop will present innovative ways to integrate movement with learning while concentrating on developmental and functional concepts. Applying this approach to neuroanatomy, we will identify structures that can be impacted during our treatment sessions, resulting in more enriched activities. We will explore sensory and motor systems from primitive reflexes to executive functioning while discussing their impact on focusing, memory and overall learning. Using evidenced based research, brain breaks, videos, group discussions, and break-out sessions, therapists will acquire a unique and “moving” way to utilize these tools the very next day.
- Correlate the relationship between neuromotor development and learning
- Recognize the impact of whole brain integration activities on learning
- Identify the four phases of motor development
- Choose a treatment session utilizing the concepts of neuroplasticity and sensorimotor development
- Enhance a current treatment plan utilizing an educational perspective, using the case study provided
This course is designed for PTs, OTs and SLPs working in the areas of pediatrics, neurology, early intervention and school-based practice.
Josephine Bardabelias, PT is a Graduate of Hunter College's Physical Therapy program, having over 30 years experience working in a variety of settings, with a focus in pediatrics. Throughout her career she have treated children in acute care, N.I.C.U., early intervention and school based facilities.
Josephine was a great presenter. She provided many helpful resources and examples. She was very open to any and all questions. -Kathryn H., OTR
The instructor shared wonderful and inspiring work experiences she had with her students that helped glue everything together in the course. This course has given me great ideas and tools to use going forward. Thank You! -Timothy N., OTR
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Continuing Education Hours for disciplines not listed below: 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs). Intermediate level. License #______________.
Education Resources Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 03961. This is offered at 12 contact hours 1.2 CEUs, (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery). AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products or clinical procedures. This course can be used toward your NBCOT renewal requirements for 12 units. Provider for the FL Occupational Therapy Association CE Broker for 14 CE Hours - approval #20-981912. Approved by the FL Physical Therapy Association for 14 CE Hours - approval # ___. Course meets the basic criteria of the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1.2 CEU's, 12 contact hours. Approved by the MN Board of Physical Therapy for 12 CE Hours, #5879. Approval #2201-74 by the NJ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 12 CEC's. Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 14 contact hours. The Illinois Early Intervention Training Program has approved this event for 13 hours of EI credential credit in the area of Intervention. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 14 contact hours (1.4 CEUs). Education Resources is an approved agency by the PT Board of CA for 12 contact hours. Approved by the APTA Kentucky, A Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, for 12 Category 1 contact hour(s). Expiration Date: 3/6/23, approval #CS64-2010-KPTA. This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners accredited provider #2210017TX for 12 CCUs and meets continuing competence requirements for PTs and PTAs licensure renewal in TX. Approved Provider for OK State Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision #BAP202310003. 12 hours of this course qualify towards the discipline-specific hours for the 20-hour requirement for NDTA re-certification. They do NOT qualify towards the 8-hour NDTA Instructor requirement for re-certification.
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