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Parent Child Relationships: The Key to Facilitating a Joyful and Sensitive Environment to Foster Development
Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MDT
Category: SIG Events

Parent Child Relationships: The Key to Facilitating a Joyful and Sensitive Environment to Foster Development

This course is sponsored by the APTA Colorado Pediatric SIG. The course will cover theoretical and clinical evidence on the importance of attending to the parent-child relationship during pediatric physical therapy practice. We will explore the intertwined relationships between motor and social emotional development, provide evidence for the role of the parent-child relationship from birth to three on children’s development, and highlight the implications of childhood disability on the parent-child relationship. We will then provide suggestions and practical applications of parent-child relationship focused intervention to enhance pediatric physical therapy practice, children’s global development, and family well-being.

When: Tuesday, January 26th, 2021  |  6:00pm - 8:00pm MT

Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting

Registration Fee:

  • APTA Colorado Members - $10
  • PT/PTA Students - FREE
  • Non-members - $20

Learning Objectives: 

a. Participants will verbalize the significance of the parent-child relationship regarding the development of self-regulation with an emphasis on the importance of self-regulation to sensory motor development.

b. Participants will identify parent-child relationship concerns in the caregivers and children they serve. 

c. Participants will apply specific infant mental health informed physical therapy treatment strategies to promote early dyadic relationships, facilitate more neuro-typical developmental trajectories, and enhance regulatory capacities for children receiving physical therapy services. 

d. Participants will be introduced to reflective consultation and demonstrate an understanding of the importance of engaging in reflective consultation due to the challenging and emotional nature of infant mental health work.

CE: This course is offering 1 point of Category I education. 

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