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2-Day Pediatric Course
Audio CD
$439.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 8+ hours   Instructions
Length:
11 hr 28 min
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Authors:
VARLEISHA GIBBS, PHD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS
ANGELA MANSOLILLO, MA/CCC-SLP, BCS-S
APRIL CHRISTOPHERSON, OTR/L
Publisher:
PESI Rehab
Copyright:
7/25/2019
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA063820
Objectives
  1. Determine three signs/symptoms of gastro-intestinal pathology as it manifests itself in children
  2. Determine three potential inter-relationships between the respiratory and gastro-intestinal systems
  3. Implement three interventions to increase hunger and decrease GI discomfort in children with limited food repertoires
  4. Implement interventions to decrease work of breathing and improve breathing/swallow coordination in children with feeding difficulties
  5. Evaluate the diagnoses and the various neurological structures related to the 9 senses
  6. Assess neuronal oscillations and their connection to function
  7. Apply current research on the neuronal plexuses to function and dysfunction of individuals with complex trauma disorder, autism & ADHD 
  8. Inspect the signs and symptoms of Complex Trauma
  9. Assess for and recognize Complex Trauma
  10. Provide inclusive treatment interventions and approaches for patients with Complex Trauma
  11. Determine the neurological connection to the various sensory strategies for treating children and adolescence diagnosed with complex trauma, autism, ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorders.
  12. Implement current treatment techniques such as mindfulness, activation of the Vagus nerve, music and movement, and respiratory-based techniques to improve client level of functioning.
  13. Apply neurologically tailored sensory interventions in the treatment of challenging behaviors in children, such as hyper-activity, hypo-activity, aggressiveness, self-stimulatory and inattentiveness.
  14. Assess the pros and cons of dietary modifications for clients with dysphagia
  15. Apply compensatory swallowing strategies specific to physiological impairments
  16. Design exercise programs that will target specific physiological impairments for clients with dysphagia
  17. Evaluate primitive reflexes that have not fully integrated in children diagnosed as developmentally delayed.
  18. Articulate the principals of neuroplasticity and identify treatment tools using neuroplasticity principals for rehabilitation in the pediatric population.
  19. Demonstrate the brain regions responsible for development of auditory and motor sensory processing and describe the research that supports specific treatment of the auditory-motor pathways in Pediatric Rehabilitation.
  20. Develop creative and evidence-based approaches to implement timing and movement activities that will focus directly on primitive reflex integration, brain development, and sensory motor skills.
Outline
Neurological Connections for Motor, Sensory & Behavior Deficits: How Kids Brains Work
  • Sensory-Motor-Auditory Pathways Emotional brain’s connection to functioning & behavior
  • Primitive reflexes
  • Developmental milestones
Dissect the Brain-Gut Connection: What Kids Guts are Telling You
  • Current research related to:
    • Complex Trauma, Autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Deficits
  • Neurological structures related to the 9 senses
  • Neuronal oscillations and their connection to function
  • Central nervous system plexuses and the role of the Vagus nerve
Dysphagia and Not Just Picky Eating: Kids that Can’t and Won’t Eat
  • GI pathologies and respiratory diseases Inter-relationships between respiratory and gastro-intestinal systems
  • Digestive and respiratory function
  • Physiological targets for swallow treatment
  • Pros and cons of dietary modifications
Mindfulness, Music, Movement and Respiratory-Based Techniques for:
  • Hyper-activity, hypo-activity, aggressiveness, self-stimulatory and inattentiveness
  • Vestibular, interoception, auditory, olfactory and vision work
  • Primitive Reflexes
Dietary/Lifestyle Interventions and Compensatory Strategies for:
  • GERD, constipation, allergies, and respiratory insufficiencies
  • Increase volume and variety of food intake
  • Breathing/swallow discoordination, delays in swallow response, and pharyngeal dysmotility
  • Increase hunger and decrease GI discomfort
Author

VARLEISHA GIBBS, PHD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS

Varleisha D. Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS, is an occupational therapist and author with over 18 years of experience working with children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing disorders, and Neurological disorders. She is the vice president of practice engagement and capacity building at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). Dr. Gibbs is the former scientific programs officer at the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. She also served as the inaugural chair and director of the master's programs in occupational therapy at Wesley College in Dover, DE, where she was a tenured associate professor. Prior to joining Wesley, Dr. Gibbs worked at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA, where she served as the director of the doctoral programs in occupational therapy.

Dr. Gibbs is steadfast and an expert in the field of neurology, cognition, and pediatric therapeutic intervention. She lectures and provides training on sensory processing strategies and self-regulation to practitioners, parents, and teaches throughout the country and internationally. As co-author of Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders, she has provided families with strategies to understand and care for their children. Dr. Gibbs is the developer of the self-regulation and mindfulness program and author of the best-selling, Self-Regulation and Mindfulness: Exercise and Worksheets for Sensory Processing Disorder, 85 Activities to Move Clients Toward Healing, Growth and Improved Functioning (PESI Publishing & Media, May 2021). As co-author of Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders, she has provided families with strategies to understand and care for their children. Dr. Gibbs is certified as an Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist (ASDCS). Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Varleisha Gibbs is the Vice President of Practice Engagement and Capacity Building at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). She is a speaker who receives an honorarium for PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Dr. Varleisha Gibbs has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

ANGELA MANSOLILLO, MA/CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Angela Mansolillo, MA/CCC-SLP, BCS-S, is a speech-language pathologist and Board-Recognized Specialist in Swallowing Disorders with over 21 years of experience. She is a senior speech-language pathologist at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she is involved in evaluation, treatment, and program planning for adults and children with dysphagia.

Ms. Mansolillo received her Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from Rhode Island College and earned her Master of Arts in speech-language pathology from the University of Connecticut.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Angela Mansolillo has an employment relationship with Cooley Dickinson Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Angela Mansolillo is board certified specialist, Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

APRIL CHRISTOPHERSON, OTR/L

April Christopherson, OTR/L, has been an occupational therapist for over 25 years and has worked with diverse populations in a variety of settings – including home health, private clinic and in-patient rehabilitation. She is the owner of Exploration Kids in Therapy in Gunnison, CO serving the pediatric rehabilitation outpatient population having diagnoses such as autism, ADHD, dysgraphia, misophonia, Down’s Syndrome, delayed milestones, and general fine motor delays. She consults privately from her home in Colorado Springs, CO. She believes in a whole, team approach to the client – including various medical professionals and therapists plus the use of functional neurology and metabolic/nutrition counseling. April ahs worked as a legal consultant and as an expert witness throughout the United States. She is a member of the adjunct faculty for Interactive Metronome and Advanced Brain Technologies. April was granted her degrees in occupational therapy and psychology from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, IA in 1991.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: April Christopherson is owner of Exploration Kids Therapy. She receives a consulting fee from Interactive Metronome; and Advanced Brain Technologies. Ms. Christopherson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: April Christopherson has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
Save time and $10 off the price of other submission methods – purchase & take the CE test online for $29.99 USD per participant. Additional processing fees apply for other submission methods (i.e. mail, fax, etc.). Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

Certificates of Successful Completion are available for email, download and/or printing from your online account immediately following the successful completion of the post-test/evaluation.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.


NOTE
This program includes the same content as "Neuroplasticity, Primitive Reflexes, & Pediatric Rehabilitation" and "Dysphagia: Targeted Interventions for Children & Adults" (recorded on 7/26/2019). You cannot receive credit for both programs.

Illinois Early Intervention Professionals - Credit Available Until: 4/1/2022
Approved by the Illinois Early Intervention Training Program for 11.5 total self-study contact hours in the area(s) of 3.53.54.5. Expires: 04/01/2022.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants - Credit Available Until: 6/30/2025
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 12.0 self-study contact hours or 1.2 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.

Arizona Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants:
Florida
CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for Arizona OTs and OTAs. The Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (R4-43-203) confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to occupational therapy that are approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 12.0 continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This self-study course consists of 12.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.

California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants:
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PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 12.25 continuing competency hours.

Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 12.0 CE credit hours.

Kentucky Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 12.25 continuing education credit hours for Kentucky Physical Therapists. The rule under 201 KAR 22:045, Section 2, (2)(a) states that category 1 continued competency credits can be earned from providers approved by another physical therapy licensing agency. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.

New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 14.9 contact hours.


North Carolina Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants
NCBPTE approval by virtue of approval by The New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Physical Therapy licensure board or state APTA chapter Approval good through 8/31/2021.

Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants: The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This self-study activity consists of 12.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.

Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: This self-study activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 12.25 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Utah Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants: This course is designed to meet the Utah DOPL Rule R156-24b-303b.2.c.iv - A commercial continuing education provider providing a course related to the practice of physical therapy. Please retain a copy of the advertising brochure and your certificate of completion to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This self-study activity consists of 12.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

Vermont Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.25 continuing education credit hours for Vermont Physical Therapists. The Board confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.

Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants: CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.25 hours of type 2 continued competency credit for Virginia Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Regulation 18VAC112-20-131, Section B, (2) states that up to ten type 2 continued competency credits can be earned by completing independent study activities related to the clinical practice of physical therapy.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists - Credit Available Until: 9/30/2024
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This course is offered for 1.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). **ASHA CEUs are available on this course from 10/01/2019 to 09/30/2024. PESI, Inc. will submit ASHA CEU Requests to the ASHA CE Registry on a monthly basis; ASHA CEU Requests received before 10/01/2019 or after 09/30/2024 cannot be reported.

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS ONLY: To be reported to ASHA, while completing the online post-test/evaluation, please answer YES to the question: “Are you a Speech-Language Pathologist and/or Audiologist requesting to have your credit hours reported to the ASHA CE Registry to earn ASHA CEUs?" and include your ASHA number. After completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, your information will automatically be sent to cepesi@pesi.com to be reported. If you forget to answer yes, please send an email to cepesi@pesi.com with the following information: full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, date you completed the post-test, and your name and your license number.

California Speech-Language Pathologists/Audiologists: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 12.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.

Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Provider Number: 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 12.0 continuing education credits.

Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists: Approved for 14.5 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 12.25 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.


Audience
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants