Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete all sessions for 12 Contact Hours (1.2 CEUs)
August 22, 24, 29 and 31, 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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This course meets the criteria for 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs) Intermediate Level.
Education Resources Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID#03961. This Distance Learning-Interactive course 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. Approved provider of the FL Board of Occupational Therapy-CE Broker for 14 CE hours. This course meets the approval of the TX Board of OT Examiners.
Application has been made to the FL Physical Therapy Association for 14 continuing education contact hours.
This course has been approved by the MD State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Approved by the MN Board of Physical Therapy. Approved by the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 12 contact hours. Application has been made to Illinois EI Training Program. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 14 contact hours (1.4 CEUs).
Education Resources, Inc. is an approved provider for Physical Therapy CEUs in the following states: CA, KY, OK and TX.
The following state boards of physical therapy accept other states’ approval: AK, AR, AZ, DC, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS, MA, MI, MO, MS, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VA, VT, WI, WY. The following state boards of physical therapy either do not require course pre-approval or do not require CEUs for re-licensure: AL, CO, CT, IA, ME, MT, NE, ND, NH, SD, WA.
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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