is to inform you that, we are organizing “Comprehensive Program in Sensory Integration offered by University of Southern California /Western Psychological
The University of Southern California Department of Occupational Science and Therapy together
with Western Psychological Services presents this training program in sensory integration consisting of four 5-day courses.
Presented by eminent occupational therapists who are experts in Sensory Integration Theory
and Practice, this four-course series offers the most thorough and practical sensory integration training in the world. It
covers sensory integration theory, assessment, interpretation, and intervention. Based on scientific evidence and clinical
reasoning, course content teaches participants how to apply sensory integration principles in multiple settings to treat various
problems, including learning and behavior disorders, attention deficits, autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and developmental delays.
Course I: The
Sensory Integration Perspective
May 28 through June 1, 2007,
Instructed by: Susanne Smith Roley
The "Perspective" course provides both an overview of sensory
integration and in-depth information on its theoretical foundations, basic science supporting the theory, and implications
for practice. It examines the functional contributions of individual sensory systems, praxis, and their impact on everyday
activities. This information is used to identify deviations from typical sensory integration and praxis abilities, and to
provide insight into methods used in sensory integration intervention.
following the course, participants will be able to:
- Identify the
different sensory systems and their contributions to daily life
- Identify the
basic principles of sensory integration
- List several
sensory strategies that can be used at home, in school,
and in the community to enhance function;
- Explain to clients
the relationship of sensory integration to typical and
- Describe the
roles of the individual sensory systems in human activity;
- Discuss praxis
and its role in performance and behavior;
- Relate the spectrum
of sensory integrative functions to occupation.
Sensory Integration Intervention
June 4-8, 2007,
Instructed by: Erna Blanche
The "Intervention" course provides clinical reasoning strategies
for designing and implementing intervention using a sensory integration frame of reference
Courses are open to occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech and language pathologists.
following this course, participants will be able to:
- Use clinical
reasoning skills to interpret behaviors that might have a sensory
- Plan and provide
intervention programs for children with sensory integrative dysfunction
- Explain the
rationale behind the use of an activity to facilitate adaptive responses
- Explain the
relationship of an adaptive response to a child's occupational engagement
- Implement intervention
with a wide variety of pediatric disabilities from a sensory integrative frame of reference
- Implement sensory
strategies in various settings, including home, school, and
Completion of all four 5-day courses leads to Certification in Sensory Integration
(Note: We will be only offering Course I & IV in May/June, 2007)
Submit the application form with following before 30th October, 2006
- Application Fees: INR 750/-(Non Refundable)
- Copy of professional licensure (cert., registration)
- Letter of intent- Please write on a separate sheet of paper, your reasons for applying for this course.
Include how and where you plan to apply the knowledge and other related information.
- Recommendation letter
After screening of the
application forms admission letter will be sent to the eligible participants by 30th November, 2006.The application
will be reviewed based on the years and breadth of experience, the breadth and number of previous education courses (advanced
degrees and continuing education courses) and the geographic representation.
After receipt of admission letter, tuition fees should be paid.
Tuition fee: INR 55,000/-+ Service Tax Extra (12.5%)
(FOR BOTH, COURSE I & COURSE IV)
Tuition Fee Due date: 15th January, 2007
Address for correspondence: Hemant P. Nandgaonkar, B-302, Heritage Holy, Mulund West, Mumbai -400080.
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