Free Webinar: Rehab for the Patient with PTSD

Date & Time:
Thursday, June 20, 2013 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
Friday, June 21, 2013 3:00 AM – 4:00 AM (Philippine Time)

A roundtable of experts in post-traumatic stress disorder will discuss interdisciplinary treatment for the condition – patient presentation, establishing the therapeutic relationship, evidence-based interventions, signs and symptoms that warrant further evaluation, and when to refer to a professional.

David M. Reiss, MD
Col. Mary Erickson, MAOL, OTR/L
Diane Stoler, EdD
Amy Karas, MS, CCC-SLP

Click here to register for this free event.

ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

Therapy Resources Workshops in 2014

Reposting for Therapy Resources LLP

Level 1 – A Three Part Treatment Plan For Oral Placement & Feeding Skill Development
Date: 23 & 24 April 2014 (Wed/Thu)
Speaker: Ms Renee Roy Hills

Learn why feeding is important to an Oral Placement Therapy Program as well as techniques to improve the oral phase of swallowing while reducing the risk of choking and gagging.

Click here to view the brochure for this course.

Oral Placement Therapy – Assessment & Program Planning
Date: 25 & 26 April 2014 (Fri/Sat)
Speaker: Ms Renee Roy Hills

Learn how to perform a comprehensive evaluation for clients with sensory, feeding &/or speech disorders following the principles of Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson’s hierarchical approach to oral-motor assessment & treatment using the
techniques learned in “A Three Part Treatment Plan to Oral Placement Therapy”.

Click here to view the brochure for this course.

Bobath Pediatric Basic 8-Week Certification Course

The Hong’s Children Center for Cerebral Palsy will be holding a BOBATH PEDIATRIC BASIC CERTIFICATION 8-WEEK COURSE from May 6 to June 28, 2013 at the Hong’s Children Center for Cerebral Palsy. The following are the details of the course:

The Bobath approach is based on an analysis of the patient’s movement and abilities through the use of specialised handling techniques to inhibit abnormal tone and facilitate more normal movement. This enables the patient to move more efficiently and effectively and to incorporate these movement strategies into their daily activities to maximise recovery from neurological insults.

The course will tackle the following:
· Bobath Concept
· Classification of Cerebral Palsy and Principles of Treatment
· Normal Development
· Group Presentations of Cases and Discussion
· Patient Treatment Demonstration
· OT topics on hand development, visual development, development of perception and cognition, play and equipment, somatosensation, ADLs
· ST topics on breathing and voice, communication, feeding, cognition and language development
· Medical topics on Neuroscience and Orthopedic Approaches
· Handling workshop and mat practice
· Case presentations and Discussion

Course Leader:
Mr. Hong Jung Sun, PT, MPH
Senior International Bobath Pediatric Instructor
Vice Chairman, Asian Bobath Pediatric Instructors Association
President and CEO, Hong’s Children Center for Cerebral Palsy

Other course instructors will be an OT Bobath Instructor, an ST Bobath Instructor, and at least 2 medical doctors. There will also be at least 2 facilitators.

Target Participants:
Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapists, Medical Doctors, Nurses, Special Education Teachers who are working with children with cerebral palsy and other neurologic conditions

Course Schedule:
Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm from May 6 to June 28, 2013

Course Fee:
Through scholarship offered by the Hong’s Children Center
1,300 US Dollars

For more details, contact:
Phone: 0063 2 6310492 or 0063 927 8065301
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ASP Laguna Chapter Seminar on Fundamentals on the Care and Management of Children with Autism

When & Where
September 22, 2012 (Saturday)
8:30am – 5:00pm
Hope Intervention Center
Villa Remedios Subd., Halang, Calamba City
Laguna, Philippines

This seminar is recommended for parents, family members, caregivers and professionals to help understand autism and children with autism and learn basic strategies in dealing with inappropriate behaviors and early programs for young children with autism.

Registration Fees
(inclusive of simple snacks and lunch, handout and certificate)

Pre-registration until September 14 (Friday)
ASP Member (bring valid ID) Php 800.00
Non-ASP Member Php 1,000.00

After September 14 onwards
ASP Member (bring valid ID) Php 1,000.00
Non-ASP Member Php 1,200.00

Only 35 slots are available. Register early.

For further information, contact 049-536-0655; 0939-240-5970 (office hours only).

Source: ASP

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