Halliwick Advanced Course – Dublin 2018


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Advanced Halliwick Course for Therapists in Paediatric Neurological Rehabilitation

Includes photos from an earlier course

Develop a better understanding of the therapeutic needs of children with neuro-developmental difficulties (Cerebral Palsy and similar conditions) and how to address these needs using the Halliwick Concept of swimming and rehabilitation in water, at an advanced level.

Dates:    13th to 17th August 2018  ( 5 Days )

Venue:    St. Michael’s House, Belcamp, Dublin

Course Leader: Jean-Pierre Maes MCSP,  IHA Senior Halliwick Lecturer

 

Course Participants’ Criteria:

This course is open to Therapists (Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech & Language Therapists) and medical Doctors who are working with Children and Adults with Cerebral Palsy and similar neurological conditions. All participants will need to have completed a 4-Day Foundation (Basic) Halliwick Course prior to this course.

 

Course Fee: –   €700  Euros   for the 5 days

This course is limited to 12 participants.

Places will be confirmed on receipt of payment.

A pre –requisite for this course is completion of a Halliwick Foundation Course.

In association with:  Halliwick Swimming Association of Ireland 

 

For an Application Form

and further information, please contact :

Local Course Organiser:   Ursula Barrett 

E:   ursula.barrett@staff.ittralee.ie     M:  00353  (0)  87 9349005

Or Post:   

Ursula Barrett, Health and Leisure Department, Institute of Technology, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland

 

AIMS and OBJECTIVES:

Aim:

The aim of this course is to enable therapists and medical doctors, who have successfully completed a full Halliwick Foundation Course, to use the Halliwick Concept specifically in the context of therapy for children with neuro-developmental difficulties.

Objectives:

To enable course delegates (through active participation) to:

  • Further develop the application of the Halliwick Concept gained during a Halliwick Basic/Foundation Course.
  • Develop a better understanding of the therapeutic needs of children with neurodevelopmental difficulties (Cerebral Palsy and similar conditions) and how to address these needs using the Halliwick Concept at an advanced level.
  • Identify and prioritise treatment aims.
  • Maximise the therapeutic opportunities given by working in an aquatic environment.
  • Develop treatment ideas and handling skills in the water.
  • Reconcile the clients’ needs on dry land with treatment aims in the pool.
  • Design appropriate activities for group work and individual sessions, to provide clients with new movement experiences and control of movement.
  • Create specific opportunities for sensory motor development in a recreational context.
  • Evaluate and progress practical sessions with clients in the water.
  • Justify therapeutic intervention, using clinical reasoning skills, based upon the individual clients’ unique presentation and needs.

Notes:

This is course has a strong balance of theory and practical application throughout the five days.

Full attendance and participation in the water sessions will be required.

A Certificate of Attendance will be given upon completion of the Course.

 

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