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Evidence-Based Practice of Sensory Integration Intervention

 

Course Description:

In today’s demanding and cost conscious market, therapists are increasingly required to demonstrate the efficacy of the interventions they use and the practice of sensory integration is no exception. This course will address this important need. The ability to provide evidence-based practice is crucial for today’s therapists. This course will provide therapists with key research to support the theory and practice of sensory integration. Evidence for the key points of the sensory integration frame of reference will be provided. The key concepts of sensory integration intervention will be presented and research on the effectiveness of SI intervention will be examined and critiqued. Information will be presented in a clear, ready to use format through lecture, handouts and case studies. Ample resources will be provided.

 

Level:  Introduction to Intermediate

Contact Hours:  6 hours

 

Course Objectives:

1) To understand key concepts of sensory integration theory and frame of reference

2) To understand key concepts of sensory integration intervention

3) To be able to identify research which supports sensory integration theory

4) To be able to identify and summarize research on sensory integration intervention efficacy and articulate strengths and weaknesses of effectiveness research

5) To be able to apply sensory integration research to clinical practice through case review.

 

Course Schedule:

8:00-8:30

8:30-9:00

9:00-10:00
 

10:00-10:30

10:30-12:00

12:00-1:00

1:00-2:00

 

2:30-3:00

3:00-4:30

 

 

Registration

Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice

Introduction to and Research on Core Concepts Of Sensory Integration Theory and Frame Of Reference

Break

Evidence for Sensory Integrative Function/ Dysfunction

Lunch

Introduction to Core Concepts of Sensory Integration Intervention

Intervention Case study

Break

Overview and Critique of Sensory Integration Effectiveness Research

Applying Evidence in Clinical Practice

 

 

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