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November 2019

MOVE Mobility Opportunity (Via Education/Experience) Basic Provider Training

November 22 @ 8:30 am - November 23 @ 3:30 pm PST
Queen Alexandra Centre, 2400 Arbutus Road
Victoria, BC Canada
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425$

A two-day comprehensive, certificated program for parents, professional, and support providers teaching individuals with disabilities in schools, adult care facilities and homes. MOVE provides opportunities for individuals to increase mobility skills in sitting, standing, walking, and transitioning while participating in activities of daily living. Participants will learn the: • Purpose, principles, and philosophy behind the MOVE Program • Six steps of MOVE • Importance of using the Top-Down Motor Milestone Test (TDMMT) and data collection • Benefit of using equipment…

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Hip Surveillance Webinar

November 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST
Free

  The Child Health BC Hip Surveillance Program for Children with Cerebral Palsy is now 3 years old!  We’d like to provide therapists with an update on the program, current work being done to improve enrollment, and answer your questions.  Please join us on November 22, 2019 from 12-1pm for a free webinar. Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/454052845 Join the conference call: Teleconference for audio: 604-899-2339 or 1.877.385.4099 Participant Code: 5385252# New to GoToMeeting?…

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Splinting Practice Group

November 23 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm PST
BC Childrens Hospital, Occupational Therapy Outpatient Department Ambulatory Care Building K1-200 4480 Oak Street
Vancouver, B.C. Canada
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$20

TOPIC:  In this session we will discuss and practice techniques for splinting of the hand and wrist. We will review basic anatomy of the hand, basic splinting principles, and design options for both thermoplastic and neoprene splints to consider in meeting the unique needs of individual patients. Bring your questions and clinical cases for discussion. You will have the opportunity to mold a wrist or resting hand splint, with therapists experienced in splinting on hand to help. COST:  Please bring…

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February 2020

PLAGIOCEPHALY AND TORTICOLLIS CINDY MILES

February 1, 2020 - February 2, 2020
Sandman Signature Edmonton South, 10111 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, AB Canada
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$750

Torticollis & Plagiocephaly: Assessment & Treatment of Infants & Children “Pulling it Together”       This dynamic evolving course will concentrate on progressive, effective evaluation and treatment schemes for infants and young children with a diagnosis of torticollis with or without plagiocephaly, including challenging cases. The course is designed to provide therapists with current research and recommendations pertaining to the implications of torticollis, sleep posture and increased use of positional devices on infant postural and motor development. Current evidence-based clinical pathways…

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May 2020

Total Motion Release, TMR TOTS Level I: Focus on the Pediatric Patient

May 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 9, 2020 @ 5:30 pm PDT
Starbright Children’s Development Centre, 1546 Bernard Ave.
Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 6R9 Canada
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$650.00

TMR uses the ICF model and follows an 8 step process to identify limitations in mobility and their connection with functional outcomes which match caregiver concerns. Range of motion and/or control improves using indirect techniques by understanding the relationship between a hypo mobile one area creating hyper mobility elsewhere. When postural symmetry improves the patient can better access control. Caregivers are instructed in family friendly therapeutic play and position activities to incorporate into daily routines. Therapeutic positions are in the…

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