Pediatric Best Practice Coaching


Certification & Coaching: IM Pediatric Best Practices
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This online certification course has been designed to provide greater access to Interactive Metronome® Pediatric Best Practice Certification for providers who may be unable to attend a live workshop. Online Certification is structured over a ten week period and requires a commitment of attendance to each training module in correct sequence in order to receive certification and to be eligible for CEUs. The Education Department at Interactive Metronome® (IM) strives to provide a learning experience that is both broad and unique, and enables participants to relate to and cross-reference their own practice models. Participants will be guided through tools and techniques to help analyze and build their current and future applications of Interactive Metronome® techniques within the diverse field of pediatrics. Successful course completion leads to the Interactive Metronome® Advanced Pediatric Designation (IMAP). Optimal treatment outcomes are more easily attained when there are appropriate accommodations and modifications to account for age, developmental level, group dynamics and environmental factors.


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*Participants must be IM-Certified before under-taking this advanced training.
Contact hours are offered pending successful completion of a written exam at the end of the course. 

Why Pediatric Coaching?

The purpose of this training is to advance the clinical application of Interactive Metronome® within the field of pediatric practice. This course will cover individualized clinical application of IM systems from infancy through age 18. Participants will learn the skills necessary to adapt to the often fluctuating clinical and educational presentations of the client with innovative treatment approaches that are engaging and motivating to the pediatric client. Course participants should have completed basic IM certification prior to undertaking this intermediate level training.

Pediatric Coaching Agenda

  • Module 1: Overview and Foundations 
  • Module 2: Modifying IM to Pediatric Populations
  • Module 3: Motivational Strategies
  • Module 4: Teaching Auditory Association Skills
  • Module 5: Building Relationships – Allowing Control, Switch Choices and Access
  • Module 6: Interpreting IM Data
  • Module 7: Case Examples: Setting Up Individualized Pediatric Treatment Plans with IM
  • Module 8: Special Considerations: IM Training Plans with Infants-Toddlers or clients with decreased cognitive capabilities
  • Module 9: Use of Interactive Metronome Systems in a Group Setting
  • Module 10: Moving Forward – Incorporating IM Home into PBP

CEUs Offered:

1.0 ASHA (SLP)


PTs & PTAs may submit paperwork to your state board for CEUs. 

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