NDTA training course

for OT, PT, SLP assistants working with children with cerebral palsy
and other neuromotor disorders

This course is sponsored by City Kids inc. Chicago IL

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is approved by NDTA and will provide didactic teaching and handling/ treatment skills for assistants in the field. There will be direct patient contact, LAB and interaction with supervising therapists in each discipline.

Please be aware that successful participants will be awarded an NDTA certificate and will be NDT trained.

All participants will be required to show proof of malpractice insurance.

 

Pre requisites

One year’s experience, since graduation, working with children with neuromotor disabilities, and currently employed in such a position.

 

Course Objectives:

  • The learner will develop observation skills of motor and functional abilities/disabilities relative to their clients’ abilities.
  • The learner will understand the NDT enablement model as a basis for developing problem solving skills to promote functional abilities.
  • The learner will develop and apply NDT handling skill to promote functional outcomes.
  • The learner will develop ongoing problem solving abilities that are discipline specific .
  • The learner will understand the interdisciplinary relationships of function in their clients.
  • The learner will understand the process and be able to perform documentation of progress based on functional goals.

 

Your Instructors:

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KACY HERTZ, PT

Kacy is a Neuro-Developmental Treatment Coordinator Instructor and has organized and taught NDT oriented courses for over 30 years.  She is a active clinician and owner of City Kids, Inc., maintaining current knowledge in taping, casting, baby treatment and lower extremity biomechanics.

Kim Westoff,
OTR/L, C/NDT

THERESE MCDERMOTT,
MHS, CCC-SLP

Dates

The material will be taught in 3 blocks and attendance at 100% of the course is required. Any absence for absolute medical/family emergencies will need to be worked out with the instructors, but there will be no refunds for incomplete attendance.

July 20-23, 2018, August 24-27, 2018 and September 21-24, 2018 - 8:30am-5:30pm

 

Location/Contact

Kacy Hertz, PT, C/NDT, CI
City Kids Inc.
5669 N. Northwest Hwy.
Chicago, IL 60646
citykidsed@yahoo.com
773-467-5669

 

Cost

NDTA members$1,870.00     
Non Members     $2160.00
NDTA membership dues are $125.00 per year. www.ndta.org or 1 800 869 9295

 

Application deadline

All applications must be received by June 1, 2018. Applicants will be notified of acceptance upon receipt of application. Applications and fees submitted via ndta.org.

Disclaimer

It is the responsibility of the participant to assure practice within the practice acts of their own state.

 

Schedule/Part One

PT and OT

Day 1:

8:30–9:00

9:00–10:00

10:0-10:15

10:15-12:00

12:00-1:00

1:00-3:00 

3:00-3:15 

3:15-5:30

Day 2:

9:00-11:00

11:00-11:15 

11:15-12:00           

12:00-1:00 

1:00-3:15

3:15-3:30

3:30-4:30

4:30-5:30

Day 3:

9:00-11:00

11:00-11:15

11:15-12:00

12:00-1:00

1:00-3:15

3:15-3:30 

3:30-4:30

4:30-5:30 

Day 4:

 9:00-11:00

11:00-11:15

11:15-12:00 

12:00-1:00

1:00-3:15 

3:15-3:30 

3:30-4:30 

4:30-5:30

 

Registration

Intro to the NDT Approach

Break

NDT theory and philosophy

Lunch

 How to read Assessments

Break

 Problem Solving Assessment Demo Video and Review

 

Typical and Atypical Development

Break

LAB Alignment and Movement/Weight Shifts

Lunch

Treatment Demo and Video

Break

Practicum

Discussion of Practicum

 

Typical and Atypical Development

Break

Task Analysis

Lunch

Task Analysis Worksheet and LAB

Break

Practicum

Discussion of Practicum

 

Typical and Atypical Development

Break

LAB/Treatment Alignment and the UE

Lunch

LAB/Treatment Alignment and the LE

Break

Practicum

Discussion of Practicum


Schedule/Part Two

PT, OT and SLP

Day 1:

9:00–10:00           

10:0-10:15            

10:15-12:00            

12:00-1:00            

1:00-3:00            

3:00-3:15            

3:15-5:30            

Day 2:

 9:00-11:00            

11:00-11:15            

11:15-12:00            

12:00-1:00            

1:00-3:15            

3:15-3:30            

3:30-4:30            

4:30-5:30            

Day 3:

 9:00-11:00            

11:00-11:15            

11:15-12:00            

12:00-1:00            

1:00-3:15            

3:15-3:30            

3:30-4:30            

4:30-5:30            

Day 4:

 9:00-11:00            

11:00-11:15            

11:15-12:00            

12:00-1:00            

1:00-3:15            

3:15-3:30            

3:30-4:30            

4:30-5:30            

 

Welcome Back/Review of break practice

Break

Sensory Processing/Integration into NDT Practice

Lunch

Sensory Processing LAB

Break

Sensory Processing Treatment

 

Ribcage and Respiration

Break

LAB Alignment and Treatment of the Ribcage

Lunch

Treatment Demo and Video

Break

Practicum

Discussion of Practicum

 

Oral Motor/Sensory

Break

Speech and it’s connection to the trunk

Lunch

Oral Motor/LAB and Treatment

Break

Practicum

Discussion of Practicum

 

Integration of the UE/LE and sensory processing

Break

LAB/Treatment Alignment and the UE

Lunch

LAB/Treatment Fine Motor and the UE

Break

Practicum

Discussion of Practicum


Schedule/Part Three

PT and SLP

Day 1:

9:00–10:00

10:0-10:15

10:15-12:00

12:00-1:00

1:00-3:00

3:00-3:15

3:15-5:30

Day 2:

 9:00-11:00

11:00-11:15

11:15-12:00

12:00-1:00

1:00-3:15

3:15-3:30

3:30-4:30

4:30-5:30

Day 3:

 9:00-11:00

11:00-11:15

11:15-12:00

12:00-1:00

1:00-3:15

3:15-3:30

3:30-4:30

4:30-5:30

Day 4:

 9:00-11:00

11:00-11:15

11:15-12:00

12:00-1:00

1:00-3:15

3:15-3:30

3:30-4:30

4:30-5:30

 

Welcome and discussion of the break

Break

The Lower Extremity and Orthotics

Lunch

The Lower Extremity and Garments

Break

Lower Extremity Treatment-Details and Integration

 

Speech and the Mouth

Break

Oral Motor LAB

Lunch

Oral Motor Treatment

Break

Practicum

Discussion of Practicum

 

Use of the Ball/LAB

Break

Movement LAB/Group Problem Solving

Lunch

Following A Treatment Plan

Break

Practicum

Discussion of Practicum

 

Sequencing and Progression

Break

Group DEMO

Lunch

LAB to answer all the final questions!

Break

Graduation

Adjourn