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Course ID #18G101
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NDTA Advanced Course, Intensity Matters: Handling and Problem Solving for Function and Participation

(5 days) . . .July 16–20 2018
Linda Kliebhan
414-861-1951 •
Linda A Kliebhan, PT, C/NDT – Coordinating Instructor
Gail Ritchie, OTR/L, C/NDT
Rona Alexander, PhD, CCC-SLP, C/NDT

Course Description:

This 5 day Advanced Course will be held in conjunction with an Intensive Therapy Camp sponsored by Partners For Progress Inc. Participants will have the opportunity to experience an intensive model of treatment while developing and executing a treatment plan with specific functional outcomes linked to participation. Participants will receive Individualized mentoring and direct supervision from a team of NDT Instructors and Partners For Progress therapy staff who are NDT Certified and have extensive experience with the intensive model, while providing a minimum of 4 hours of daily treatment to one or two children as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Group problem solving and lab experiences specifically designed to meet the individual needs of the participants will be included and supplemented with patient demonstrations. Working in an intensive model, participants will have the opportunity to utilize Goal Attainment Scaling for tracking and documenting change in clients, while also expanding their skills in developing specific home carryover strategies, and providing education to family members/caregivers.


Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists who have successfully complete the NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management and Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy and Other Neuromotor Disorders.

At the completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

1. Demonstrate the ability to develop appropriate functional outcomes linked to participation within a 5 day intensive treatment model.

2. Analyze factors which interfere with movement, postural control and functional

activities on an on-going basis throughout the 5 day intensive.

3. Synthesize information in order to alter treatment strategies appropriately on a day to

day basis.

4. Demonstrate improved handling skills specifically related to clients treated in daily


5. Formulate specific and detailed carryover strategies for families and caregivers. 

APPOT Approved
ASHA Approved
This course has been submitted for PT CEU’s in the host state.

St. Dominic's Parish

18255 W. Capitol Dr.

Brookfield, WI 53045 

Application Fee: $25.00 (non-refundable)
Tuition Information: $975.00 with your active
NDTA membership, or $1,175.00 as a non-member.

Day I 

8:00- Orientation to Intensive Therapy , Assessment and Treatment Planning

9:45- Break

10:00- Patient Assessment and Development of GAS Goals

12:00- Lunch

1:00- Group Problem Solving

2:00- Patient Treatment

4:00- Patient Follow-up discussion

4:30- Adjourn

Day II

8:30- Group Discussion/Problem Solving

9:45- Break

10:00- Patient Treatment Session

12:00- Lunch

1:00- Lab/ patient demonstration

2:00- Patient Treatment Session

4:00- Patient Follow-up discussion

4:30- Adjourn


8:30- Developing Programs for Home, School and Community

9:45- Break

10:00- Patient Treatment Session

12:00- Lunch

1:00- Lab/ Patient Demonstration

2:00- Patient Treatment Session

4:00- Patient Follow-up discussion team meeting

4:30 Adjourn

Day IV

8:30- Lab

9:45- Break

10:00 Patient Treatment Session

12:00- Lunch

1:00- Problem Solving/Patient Demonstration

2:00- Patient Treatment Session

4:00- Break

4:15- Team Meeting for Home Programs

5:30 Adjourn

Day V

8:30- Lab

9:30- Patient Treatment Session


11:45- Patient Treatment/Family Education Session

1:45- Final Wrap-up/ Feedback Session/ Clean Up

3:30 Adjourn

34.5 Contact Hours

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