Efficient Programming - IM in a Group Therapy Setting - Self-Study    

APPROPRIATE DISCIPLINES:

  • Audiologist
  • Speech and Language Pathology Asst
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapy Asst
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Educator
  • Licensed Medical, Rehabilitation or Mental Health Professional
  • Music Therapist
   

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Course Description
The purpose of this course is to outline strategies for implementing an IM group therapy program. This webinar will describe one successful pediatric group therapy program and discuss various ways to adapt this concept for other clinics and populations. This presentation will focus on identifying key components to successful group programming, including identifying appropriate patients, writing programming objectives, and selecting appropriate treatment activity ideas.
Contact hours are offered pending successful completion of a written exam at the end of the course.
 
Instructor(s) - One of the following:
 

Kelly Grabendike, OTR/L received her undergraduate and master’s degrees from The University of Kansas. She initiated her pediatric training during an internship in Perth, Australia and has been working as a pediatric occupational therapist at Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics in Kansas City, Missouri since her graduation in 2007. Kelly works with both inpatient and outpatient populations and incorporates the Interactive Metronome into both settings. Her primary clientele include children with neurologic injuries such as CVA, TBI, and SCI, as well as children with developmental delay, ADHD, autism, trauma histories, and sensory processing disorders. She works as part of a multi-disciplinary team at the hospital who address their client’s needs from a holistic perspective and assure a well-rounded treatment approach.

 
Course Objectives:

Target Audience:
This webinar welcomes the following professionals who have completed the Interactive Metronome Certification Course.

  • Audiologist
  • Speech and Language Pathology Asst
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapy Asst
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Educator
  • Licensed Medical, Rehabilitation or Mental Health Professional
  • Music Therapist

Instructional Level:
Advanced

 
Disclosure

The Interactive Metronome, Inc. has developed and patented a licensed technology trademarked as the Interactive Metronome®. (U.S. Patents #4,919,030; #5,529,498; #5,743,744; #6,719,690; other U.S. and foreign patents pending) Interactive Metronome, Inc. is the sole source of the following products: Interactive Metronome® , Gait Mate® and IM Home®. Because there are no other like-kind products available, course offerings will only cover information that pertains to the effective and safe use of the above-named products.

CEU's
Course Meets Requirements for:
  • 1.00 Contact Hours SLP(ASHA) = 0.10 CEUs
  • 1.00 Contact Hours OT/COTA (AOTA) = 0.10 CEUs
PTs & PTAs may submit paperwork to your state board. Check your state for eligibility.
 
Interactive Metronome is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. This program is offered for 0.10 CEUs (Advanced Level; Professional area). ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
    Effective July 1, 2011, individuals must meet at least one of the following conditions in order to be eligible to earn ASHA CEUs.
  • ASHA Member (includes Life member and International affiliates)
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) Holder
  • Licensed by a state or provincial regulatory agency to practice speech-language pathology (SLP) or audiology
  • Credentialed by a state regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Credentialed by a national regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral program in SLP or audiology
Interactive Metronome is an AOTA Approved Provider (#4683). This Advanced course is offered for 1 contact hours/0.10 CEUs(Classification Codes - Domain of OT; OT Process: Intervention). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA..