DIR 431: Accessing the Power of Emotion and Motor Function

AProblem Solving Emotional and Motor Dilemmas Utilizing DIR and NDT

2:00PM - 5:30PM US Eastern Time

Open to Participants Worldwide

$49 USD

Course Description

The focus of this webinar is to bridge the gap between emotional and motor behavior by understanding the foundation of emotion and motor development in a simultaneous manner. The NDT contemporary practice model will focus on critical components of gross and fine motor development paired with the development of relationship through the DIR Model. Motor development occurs with purpose and meaning and in the context of relationship. Regulation and postural organization are interrelated and will be connected through observation of videos. Utilization of these models are easily transferable to clinical use and parent education.

Instructional method: Live Online lecture with video case studies

No pre-requisites, but participants are encouraged to familirize themselves with the DIR model (www.icdl.com) and Motor Development.

Learning Objectives

The participants will:

  1. Be able to identify the key aspects of emotional and motor development from infancy through elementary school age.

  2. Be able to analyze principles of play while utilizing DIRFloorTime® and NDT methods

  3. Be able to name strategies to increase participation goals utilizing DIR-Floortime® and NDT principles.

Agenda

2:00 – 3:00 PM Overview of the models

3:00 – 4:00 PM The necessary relationship between regulation, postural organization, engagement and communication

4:00 – 5:30 PM Video case studies and treatment strategies

Instructors

Madonna Nash, OTR/L, C/NDT, received her degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Illinois in 1978. She has been an NDT/OT Instructor since 1982 and is a member of NDTA and AOTA. Her many years of work experience included a large Rehab Medicine Department at Michael Reese Hospital, Dupage-Easter Seal Center and for 24 years, she co-owned City Kids, Inc., a private practice in Chicago. Madonna is known throughout the world and has taught several Pediatric Certificate and Baby Courses, Advanced Upper Extremity, Blending NDT and SI courses. She published an article in the NDTA Network on the Hidden Dangers of Baby Seats and Hands-Free Parenting. Madonna is currently moderating Instagram Live Discussions, consulting and teaching webinars throughout the world as a result of the pandemic.

Lois Gold, OTR/L, has 35 years of experience as an occupational therapist and is currently working on her doctorate degree. Since1987 she has owned and directed the Center for Pediatric Therapy, Inc in Florida. She holds certifications in NDT, infant treatment, sensory integration, DIR-FloorTime® Model and is a faculty member of ICDL.com and Profectum.org. She is an adjunct member of Florida Psychoanalytic Society of Miami. Lois has extensive experience in providing lectures on the importance of relationship and the emotional components of behavior and development.

Professional Continuing Education

All participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance documenting hours of participation in their course and available professional continuing education credits. Please note that continuing education credit is only provided for direct seat time. Course preparation including readings, lectures, and mentoring is not included in the CE hour or credit total.

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The course content is focused on specific products or services (DIRFloortime® and NDTTM ) and there will be no mention of other products or services. ICDL does not receive any commercial support for this course.

Continuing Education Questions? E-mail ceu@icdl.com

Speech and Language Pathologists

This course is offered for 0.3 ASHA CEUs (Various levels, Professional area).

Participants must attend the full session to receive credits. No partial credit will be available.

Non-Credit Onsite Events: Continuing education credit is not offered for breakfast, luncheon, dinner functions or breaks; board and committee meetings, networking events.

Skills Level: This Training is appropriate for occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, educators and mental health treating professionals of all skill levels.

Important Information for Speech and Language Pathologists:

As part of your registration, you were asked to share your ASHA account number. This is required for ICDL to process your ASHA continuing education credits. Our Continuing Education Department will complete and submit an ASHA participant form on your behalf.at the conclusion of your course.

We also request that all participants complete a course evaluation form that will be received via email. This course evaluation is for ICDL and is used to help improve all aspects of our training program. Your feedback is valuable and we thank you for your time!

If you have any questions about this process please email us at ceu@icdl.com.

Occupational Therapists

ICDL has applied for this course to be offered for 0.3 AOTA CEUs

(Introductory level, Professional area)

Participants must attend the full session to successfully complete the course.

Non-Credit Onsite Events: Continuing education credit is not offered for breakfast, luncheon, dinner functions or breaks; board and committee meetings, networking events.

Skills Level: This Training is appropriate for occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, educators and mental health treating professionals of all skill levels.

Please complete the course evaluation form that has been e-mailed to you from ICDL. This course evaluation is for ICDL and is used to help us improve our course offerings. We thank you for your time.

Counselors

ICDL has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6733. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. ICDL is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This course is available for NBCC continuing education credits. The number of CEUs for NBCC are based on the number of "seat" hours for the course. This course has three (3) seat hours of instruction.

Social Workers

NEW YORK STATE SOCIAL WORKERS:

Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0371. This course is offered for 3 contact hours of credit.