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Postural Management for Children with Complex Needs

Aberdeen City Council - Education and Children's Services

Friday, 18 November 2016 from 09:15 to 15:30 (GMT)

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ABERDEEN CITY COUNCIL – EDUCATION AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES

CPD Programme 2015-2016

Postural Management for Children with Complex Needs

 

Council Values:

Which of the values is this event linked to?

Fostering a workplace where every employee is valued and given the opportunity to play a full part; Raising performance to a higher standard; Delivering modern, effective, efficient and accessible services to the people of Aberdeen.

Professional Standards:

Which elements of the new GTCS Professional Standards is the event linked to?

2.1.4 Have knowledge and understanding of contexts for learning to fulfil their responsibilities in literacy, numeracy, health and wellbeing and interdisciplinary learning

2.2.2 Have knowledge and understanding of the schools and learning communities in which they teach and their own professional responsibilities within them

3.1.5 Work effectively in partnership in order to promote learning and wellbeing

SFR=Standards for Full Registration; SCLPL – Standard for Career Long Professional Learning; SLM=Standards for Leadership & Management

Content:

What skills and/or knowledge will the event cover?

 

 

 

What is meant by 24 hour Postural Management

Identifying good and bad postures; the benefits of good posture

Importance of positioning to Speech and Language  Therapists

Knowledge of your child’s equipment

Roles and responsibilities

Opportunity for discussion and questions

 

Expected Outcomes:

What can I, and ultimately the young people I work with, gain as a result of me attending this event?

Knowledge and understanding of the importance of postural management and positioning in the classroom  in supporting  children’s capacity to learn

 

Have a practical knowledge of the equipment that the children use and how it supports the child both in their physical and mental wellbeing.

An understanding of roles and responsibilities

Event Co-ordinator:

Theresa MacVarish

Training Provider:

Aberdeen City Central Child Development Team – Sharon Blair, Occupational Therapist; Karen Crozier, Physiotherapist; Rachel McDermott, Speech and Language Therapist

Max. no. of participants:

25

Min. no. of participants:

10

Target Personnel:

Teachers and members of school management teams, Pupil Support Assistants,

 

Date(s)

Times

Venue

18th November  2016

9.15 – 3.30pm

Woodlands School (please bring packed lunch)

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Woodlands School
Regent Walk
AB24 1SX Aberdeen
United Kingdom

Friday, 18 November 2016 from 09:15 to 15:30 (GMT)


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Aberdeen City Council - Education and Children's Services

Improving learning opportunities to deliver better outcomes
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