The University of Southern California Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy together with Western Psychological Services presents this training program in sensory integration consisting of four 5-day courses.
Presented by eminent occupational therapists who are experts in Sensory Integration Theory and Practice, this four-course series offers the most thorough and practical sensory integration training in the world. It covers sensory integration theory, assessment, interpretation, and intervention. Based on scientific evidence and clinical reasoning, course content teaches participants how to apply sensory integration principles in multiple settings to treat various problems, including learning and behavior disorders, attention deficits, autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and developmental delays.
Course 4: Sensory Integration Intervention
The "Intervention" course, provides clinical reasoning strategies for designing and implementing intervention using a sensory integration frame of reference.
Course 4 is open to occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech and language pathologists. Occupational therapy assistants and physical therapy assistants may apply to attend under the supervision of an SI certified therapist.
Following this course, participants will be able to:
·Use clinical reasoning skills to interpret behaviors that might have a sensory integrative base
·Plan and provide intervention programs for children with sensory integrative dysfunction
·Explain the rationale behind the use of an activity to facilitate adaptive responses
·Explain the relationship of an adaptive response to a child's occupational engagement
·Implement intervention with a wide variety of pediatric disabilities from a sensory integrative frame of reference
·Implement sensory strategies in various settings, including home, school, and community
Required Materials Participants must have a SIPT Manual(Product No. W-260M).
Prerequisite Participants must complete Course 1 before enrolling in Course 4.
The course will be held in the Boston area (Newton, MA) March 8th through March 12th. For more information, click here.
OTA The Koomar Center • 74 Bridge Street • Newton MA, 02458