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P.G. Chambers School Continuing Education Conference Series

P.G. Chambers School has conducted continuing education conferences since 1993. Expansion of the series, over the past years, has resulted in training for more than 3000 professionals, paraprofessionals, and parents. Over 60 separate courses, approved by professional and state boards for licensing requirements, have been offered through the series.

Training is provided by both P.G. Chambers School staff members and by invited expert guest faculty. The school, conveniently located in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, draws clinicians from the tri-state area, and proximity to airports and public transportation makes the conferences accessible to national and international audiences. The state-of-the-art facility is enhanced by technology for use in training, observation and practice, and audiovisual equipment in comfortable settings conducive to adult learning.

For additional information contact conference coordinator, 
Nancy Altshuler,PT, C/NDT at
altshulern@chambersschool.org 

Upcoming Conferences

Is it Sensory? Or is it Behavior? Assessment and Intervention Tools for OT's, PT's, and SLP's

August 21-22, 2014: This workshop will focus on the underlying causes of challenging behavior that impact performance and functional outcomes. Clinicians will learn how to differentiate between the sensory processing problems and the behavioral/emotional problems in order to develop an integrated approach to intervention.

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The AEIOU Systematic Approach to Pediatric Feeding

September 19-20, 2014: This course teaches a step-by-step approach for helping children learn to explore food, enjoy eating, and participate independently in social mealtimes.

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Taping for Improved Strength, Posture and Alignment in Neurologically Impaired Children

October 10-11, 2014: Enhance therapy outcomes in your pediatric clients, birth through adolescence, with neuromotor impairments and issues with alignment utilizing taping techniques presented in this course. You will practice with several different materials on the other course participants to achieve specific objectives.

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Linking Play to Function: Utilizing Neurodevelopmental and Sensory Integration Strategies to Facilitate Functional Skills Through Play

February 20-21, 2015: The continuing education hours obtained at this course qualify toward NDTA re-certification. This workshop, developed and taught by Lezlie Adler, internationally renowned clinician and teacher, will focus on play as a vehicle for learning for children with developmental challenges.

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Treatment of Children with Sensory, Emotional and Motor Challenges: Getting the Beat with Music, Rhythm and Sequencing

May 1-2, 2015: The focus of this course is to learn effective treatment strategies that are designed to help individuals with sensory processing disorders (SPD) lead full and productive lives. This intensive conference will provide clinicians with dynamic state of the art intervention strategies that support integration of sensation.

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Physical Therapy Ethics IV

July, 2015 (date to be determined): This 2.5 credit Ethics Course is designed for physical therapists who need to satisfy the mandatory Ethics requirement with an interactive problem solving course. It builds on previous ethics knowledge. Physical therapists and physical therapy assistants are required to make ethical decisions every day while treating patients.

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Integrating Movement-Based Learning into Treatment: An Evidence Based Approach to Enhance Engagement and Function in Children and Teens

September 25-26, 2015: This dynamic and interactive workshop will teach clinicians a wide range of movement-based strategies to facilitate integrative learning and to promote function, engagement and participation for children at home, in the classroom and in therapy.

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Neurodevelopmental Treatment and Myofascial Release for Children with Neurological Disabilities

October 29-30, 2015: The continuing education hours obtained at this course qualify toward NDTA re-certification. Why can't this child play with his toy, verbally communicate his needs or sustain postural control for learning and social participation?

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