Dates to be announced

Course leaders:

Athena Logothetis (Occupational Therapist) and Ingrid Vriend (Occupational Therapist and Bobath Tutor) The Bobath Centre

What is it?

This two day course will explore the development and importance of play, how we can use it effectively in therapy and how we can facilitate increased levels of participation in play for children who have cerebral palsy.

Who is the course for?

The course is suitable for Therapy Assistants who are working with children who have cerebral palsy.  The course is appropriate for assistants who want to improve their ability to play with children and facilitate their enjoyment of this developmentally appropriate activity.

Aims:

  • To provide an overview of play and its role in many areas of typical development
  • To explore the use of play in therapy
  • To inspire creativity in play

Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the different types of play
  • Explain some of the barriers to play that children who have cerebral palsy encounter
  • Demonstrate the use of play to facilitate movement
  • Problem solve a variety of ways to provide children who have cerebral palsy access to play activities

How will the course be taught?

The workshop will include lectures, treatment demonstrations, case studies, practical exercises and problem solving sessions.

Fee: 
£325
Suitable for: 
Therapy assistants

Bobath Centre Map

Address: 
250 East End Road
East Finchley
London
N2 8AU
414

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Testimonials

Loved it!  Filled me with confidence, a thirst to learn more and to incorporate more play into my sessions.  Thank you all!

I felt that the course was in-depth and at the right level for me as an OT assistant.

Fantastic presenters, very knowledgable.  I thoroughly enjoyed the course and have lots to take back to improve my practice and feedback to the team.  Thank you.

Thank you very much!  All so kind, welcoming and genuine.  You can really see the passion and enjoyment that you get from working in this role.  Thank you!

Fantastic presenters, very knowledgeable.  I thoroughly enjoyed the course and have lots to take back to improve my practice and feedback to the team.  Thank you!

Loved it!  Filled me with confidence, a thirst to learn more and to incorporate more play into my sessions.  Thank you all!

The teachers were fantastic as was the Centre as a whole - warm, welcoming, passionate and knowledgeable

I felt that the course was in-depth and at the right level for me as an OT assistant