Participants completing this course will be able to:
On completion of the course, the participant will be able to:
1. Label 3 reasons why anxiety is prevalent in today’s population of
children with sensory and motor challenges.
2. Discuss the typical development of emotional self-regulation and list
the difficulties encountered by children with motor and sensory
3. Identify 12 components of a contemporary model of postural
control and the impact of anxiety on these components.
4. Discuss the literature regarding postural control in 3 different clinical
5. Recognize 5 behavioural signs and 5 physical signs of the stress
6. Identify the role of alignment in mature postural control and
7. Explain the rationale of treatment of breath to address both
emotional regulation and postural control.
8. Understand the clinical application of these concepts through case
Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech Language Pathologists
Shelley Mannell, BSc, BHScPT
Shelley Mannell is a Physical Therapist with over 30 years experience serving babies, children and adolescents across a spectrum of neurological and developmental disabilities. She integrates a broad range of clinical skills and research to provide innovative neurobiology-informed treatment of children with movement disorders. Shelley founded HeartSpace Physical Therapy for Children in order to support clients and families as they matured through the lifespan.
Shelley began teaching as a clinical faculty member in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University and remains committed to improving the care for children through clinical education and research. Shelley is certified in both Neuro-Developmental Treatment and Sensory Integration. She is also a certified children’s yoga and meditation facilitator and the co-creator of Dynamic Core for Kids, an evidence-based approach to central stability for children with motor and sensory challenges. Shelley also provides mentoring to therapists world-wide through her blog and her online program. As a respected international speaker, Shelley discusses the dynamic systems nature of the development of postural control and its application to assessment and intervention for children with sensory and motor challenges. www.heartspacept.com
LIVE On-Line Course
Monday, March 28, 2022
8:00 am – 3:00 pm EST
8:00 AM – Anxiety in children
8:30 – Typical development of emotional regulation
9:00 – Anxiety and learning
9:15 – Contemporary model of postural control – how many systems does anxiety impact?
10:00 – Break
10:15 – Research on postural control in client populations
10:45 – Recognizing anxiety
11:15 -Emotional regulation: primary interventions
11:45 – Lunch
12:30 PM – Anatomy of breathing
1:00 – Breath mechanics and autonomic nervous system function
1:30 – Supporting alignment to address breath mechanics for autonomic system function and postural control
2:15 – Breath interventions
2:30 – Case presentations
2:45 – Q & A
3:00 – End
6 contact hours
Approved for 6 contact hours by NYSED’s State Board for PT.
Application has been made to NJBPTE for CE credit approval.
TSI is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. Approved by AOTA for .6 CEUs. 6 contact hours, Intermediate Level, Domain of OT: Client Factors.
This course is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Early $225.00* | Regular $250.00
*Early registration must be received 14 days prior to seminar
VALID UNTIL Mar. 14, 2022
3 or more registrants – Early – $212.94 | Regular – $236.60 (use code group3)
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