Course in “Applied developmental kinesiology for babies, children, adolescents and adults with movement disorders”

Dates:

 2019 / 2020
   
 Vojta-Ki-A-Kurs  21.01. – 01.02.2019  practical
 Vojta-Ki-B-Kurs    15.07. – 26.07.2019    practical
 Vojta-Ki-C-Kurs  20.01. – 24.01.2020   medical
 Vojta-Ki-C-Kurs  27.01. – 31.01.2020   practical
 Vojta-Ki-D-Kurs  13.07. – 24.07.2020     practical

Course content:

  • Human ontogenesis
  • Postural reactions in their ideal and abnormal gestalt
  • Dynamics of the primitive reflexes
  • Biological basis to innate locomotion
  • Reflex locomotion: reflex creeping, reflex rolling
  • Facilitation
  • Functional anatomy, particularly in regard to locomotion
  • Muscle function dif­fer­entiation
  • Movement analogies between reflex locomotion and motor ontogeny
  • Kinesiological analysis of normal and abnormal motor development
  • Assessment of the quality of movement in spontaneous motor activity
  • Reflex loco­motion as a therapeutic principle
  • From pre-speech to verbal communication
  • Analysis and evaluation of the automatic postural control of the spine as the basis of goal-directed movement
  • The devel­op­ment of infantile cerebral palsy (ICP)
  • Epilepsy in children with ICP
  • The indications for surgery in ICP
  • Signals and behavior in human relationships
  • Opportunities and limitations in treatment using the Vojta Principle
  • Training your perception, precision of self-awareness
  • Stimulation zones, guiding points of re­sistance, treatment techniques
  • Inter­action with the patient under the principle of attentiveness
  • Individual responsibility of the therapist and patient
  • The wide range of treatment applications, daily therapy
  • Aspects of the pro­vision of assistive devices
  • Parent instruction

Methodology:

  • Theory is practice-based and analytical
  • practical exercises
  • functional analysis
  • demonstrations of treatment
  • treatment of patients by the course participants under supervision of Vojta Instructors
  • self experience

Goal:

Theoretical foundation and practical implementation of the Vojta principle in physiotherapy practice

Pre-requisite:

2 years clinical practice as a Physiotherapist

Target group:

Physiotherapists and medical doctors

Time-frame:

In total an 8 week course (A/B/C/D courses)

Registration fee:

Euro 3,600.00 / Euro 450.00 per week (in total 8 weeks).

Venue:

Dept. of Rehabilitation and Devel­opment (SPZ 2)
DRK-Kinderklinik Siegen
57072 Siegen
Germany

Course leadership:

Vojta Instructors from the Inter­national Vojta Society

Information for participants:

This training course will be carried out by the International Vojta Society (Internationale Vojta Gesellschaft – IVG e.V.)

The following documents are required:

  1. Curriculum vitae documenting your professional education
  2. Current passport size photo
  3. Photocopy of your state recog­nition as a physiotherapist or medical doctor
  4. Description of current work activities
  5. List of training courses you have attended and successfully completed in the last two years

Contact:

Internationale Vojta Gesellschaft e.V.
Wellersbergstraße 60
57072 Siegen
Germany
Phone +49 (0)271 30 38 39-99
Fax +49 (0)271 30 38 39-98
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