Rehabilitation Education

Continuing Education

As a service to the medical community, Children's offers a wide variety of continuing education opportunites.

Contact Michelle Moore for questions on continuing education courses for therapists.

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August2015
  • Ethics for Physical and Occupational Therapists
    Aug. 15 (8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.)                
    Instructor: Donald J. Walsh, P.T., D.P.T., M.S., O.C.S., P.T.
    Location: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Main Auditorium
    Target Audience: Physical and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org
    Register now.
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    If You Can’t Breathe, You Can’t Function
    Aug. 28-30
    Instructor: Mary Massery, P.T., D.P.T., D.Sc.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle
    Target Audience: Physical, speech and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org
    Register now.
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    Becoming a Movement Specialist: How to Be Effective With Therapeutic Exercise Prescription for the UE, LE and Spine
    Aug. 29 (9 a.m. to noon)
    Instructors: Kari Hammond, P.T., D.P.T., S.C.S., Colleen Crosby, P.T., D.P.T. and Anna Gleyzer, P.T., D.P.T.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 4
    Target Audience: Recent physical therapy (and PTA) graduates (<5 years experience) with an interest in ortho/sports populations
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org
    Register now.
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September2015
  • Developmental Care Conference: Touch a Life, Impact a Lifetime
    Neuroprotection in the NICU
    Sept. 16
    Instructors: Various medical professionals
    Location: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Main Auditorium
    Target Audience: Nurses and therapists
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org
    Register now.
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    Dry Needling Foundations 1 (DN-1)
    Sept. 25-27
    Instructor: Dr. Michelle Layton, P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S., M.T.C., F.A.A.O.M.P.T.
    Location: Children’s at Webb Bridge, Sports Medicine
    Target Audience: Licenced medical practioners who are allowed to use dry needling in their practice and jurisdiction (see brochure for details)
    Sponsor: Myopain Seminars
    Contact: myopainseminars.com

October2015
  • Linking Neuroscience to Clinical Practice For Children With Complex Issues
    Oct. 2-3
    Instructor: Martha Burns, Ph.D.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle
    Target Audience: Speech and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org
    Register now.
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    Pediatric Orthopaedic/Sports Medicine Seminar
    Oct. 10
    Instructor: Various medical professionals
    Location: The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North
    Target Audience: Pediatricians, primary care providers, physical therapists and athletic trainers
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org
    Register now.
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    Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation:  Functional Treatment and Expectations
    Oct. 28 (4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.)
    Instructors: Allison Clark, P.T., C.B.I.S., Rebecca Day Lewis, O.T.R./L., C.D.R.S., Kelly F. Moore, P.T., D.P.T., John M. Tilley, O.T.R./L., C.D.R.S., C.P.A.M., S.I.P.T.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 5
    Target Audience: Physical and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org

November2015
  • Touch Chat Training
    November 12, 2015 (4 to 7:30 p.m.)                        
    Instructor: Mickey Rosner, C.C.C.-S.L.P., A.T.P.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 5
    Target Audience: Speech and occupational therapists, parents and educators
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org

    What’s New in Pediatrics: Best Practices in Treatment of the Child With CP and Other Neurologic Disorders
    Nov. 20-21
    Instructor: Ginny Paleg, D.Sc.P.T., M.S., P.T.
    Location: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Mini Auditorium
    Target Audience: Physical, occupational and speech therapists
    Sponsor: Education Resources, Inc.
    Contact: educationresourcesinc.com

January2016
  • Dry Needling Foundations 2 (DN-2)
    January 8-10, 2016  
                        
    Instructor: Dr. Michelle Layton, P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S., M.T.C., F.A.A.O.M.P.T.
    Location: Children’s at Webb Bridge, Sports Medicine
    Target Audience: Licenced medical practioners who are allowed to use dry needling in their practice and jurisdiction (See brochure for details)
    Sponsor: Myopain Seminars
    Contact: myopainseminars.com

    Comprehensive Evaluation & Treatment of the Child With Cerebral Palsy: A Contemporary Multidisciplinary Approach
    January 23, 2016                         
    Instructor: Multiple Instructors 
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Learning Center
    Target Audience: Physical, occupational and speech therapists, physicians, nursing staff, social/case workers
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org

    Vestibular Rehabilitation for Children
    January 29-30, 2016   
                    
    Instructor: Rose Marie Rine, P.T., Ph.D.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 5
    Target Audience: Physical and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Motivations, Inc.
    Contact: motivationsceu.com

February2016
  • Beckman Oral Motor Assessment & Intervention
    February 19-20, 2016     
                 
    Instructor: Debra Beckman
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 5
    Target Audience: Speech and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Marcus Autism Center                      
    Contact: beckmanoralmotor.com

    Introduction to PROMPT Technique
    February 25-27, 2016  
                    
    Instructor: Donna S. Gaines, M.A., C.C.C.-S.L.P., P.C.I.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 5
    Target Audience: Speech therapists
    Sponsor: The PROMPT Institute                       
    Contact: promptinstitute.com

March2016
  • Autism From the Inside Out 
    March 4-5, 2016                           
    Instructor: Kim Barthel, B.M.R., O.T.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 5
    Target Audience: Physical, occupational and speech therapists
    Sponsor: Motivations, Inc.
    Contact: motivationsceu.com

May2016
  • Dry Needling Foundations 3 (DN-3)
    May 13-15, 2016   
                           
    Instructor: Dr. Michelle Layton, P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S., M.T.C., F.A.A.O.M.P.T.
    Location: Children’s at Webb Bridge, Sports Medicine
    Target Audience: Licenced medical practioners who are allowed to use dry needling in their practice and jurisdiction (See brochure for details). Participants must successfully complete DN-1 and DN-2 courses to attend.
    Sponsor: Myopain Seminars
    Contact: myopainseminars.com

June2016
  • Emergency Medical Responder Course: Sidelines Care
    June 3-5, 2016  
                                
    Instructor: Matthew Owens, P.T., D.P.T., S.C.S., A.T.C., C.S.C.S.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1644 Tullie Circle, Classroom 6
    Target Audience: Physical Therapists seeking a Specialist Certification in Sports (S.C.S.) or requiring certification for on-field coverage of sporting events
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org 

    NICU Swallowing and Feeding
    June 9-10, 2016     
                          
    Instructor: Catherine Shaker, M.S., C.C.C.-S.L.P., B.C.S.-S.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 5
    Target Audience: Speech and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Pediatric Resources, Inc.
    Contact: shaker4swallowingandfeeding.com

    Pediatric Swallowing and Feeding
    June 11-12, 2016         
                      
    Instructor: Catherine Shaker, M.S., C.C.C.-S.L.P., B.C.S.-S.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 5
    Target Audience: Speech and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Pediatric Resources, Inc.
    Contact: shaker4swallowingandfeeding.com

    Pediatric Videofluroscopic Swallow Studies
    June 13, 2016 
                                  
    Instructor: Catherine Shaker, M.S., C.C.C.-S.L.P., B.C.S.-S.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 5
    Target Audience: Speech and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Pediatric Resources, Inc.
    Contact: shaker4swallowingandfeeding.com

July2016
  • Therapeutic Evaluation and Treatment of Toe Walking (Pediatric Equinus Gait)
    July 29-31, 2016        
                       
    Instructor: Liesa M. Persaud, P.T., D.P.T., P.C.S., C.K.T.P.           
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle
    Target Audience: Physical therapists
    Sponsor: Education Resources, Inc.
    Contact: educationresourcesinc.com

August2016
  • Distinguishing APD From Specific Language Impairment and ADHD: Interventions to Increase Success 
    August 12-13, 2016 
                        
    Instructor: Martha Burns, Ph.D.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 5
    Target Audience: Speech and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org

September2016
  • The Pediatric Brain: Functional Neuroanatomy, Sensory Systems and Their Treatment Applications
    September 9-10, 2016                
    Instructor: Janine Wiskind, M.S., O.T.R./L., C.B.I.S.
    Location: Children’s Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 4
    Target Audience: Physical and occupational therapists
    Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Contact: michelle.moore@choa.org

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