Greater Seattle Pediatric Craniosacral Therapy Training Level 1
When: September 15, 16, 17, 2017
Cost: $540.00 ($525.00 if you mail a check)
Registration deadline: Aug 25, 2017
Class Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Bothell Country Village
817 238th St SE, Suite H
Bothell, WA 98021
Located upstairs in Building O, above the Garden of Beadin’, next to Tickled Pink.
This is an entry level craniosacral therapy course designed to give you the skills to assess craniosacral and structural function, as well as administer basic craniosacral treatments to children. Information about how to work this method within the insurance model will be provided. The class is appropriate for healthcare practitioners in training, as well as those who are currently in practice, including ND, DC, MD, OT, PT, SLP, Midwife, LMP. A current working understanding of children, and the ability to develop relationships with children, is helpful.
Level 1 Prerequisites
Anatomy and Physiology; Human Development
It is helpful to have taken craniosacral therapy level I from any class provider, but it is not required. Bek will be teaching craniosacral basics, with an emphasis of delivering treatment to children and babies.
A certificate will be provided at the conclusion of the 3 day course, a total of 21 hours. Check with your license board to discover if they accept your time in class. For example, a certificate with objectives and number of hours in attendance is sufficient for Occupational Therapy license requirements.
Day 1 Objectives (outline may change as the weekend progresses)
Introduction to Craniosacral Therapy
Mechanisms; what we know about how craniosacral therapy works
Anatomy and physiology of the craniosacral system
Palpation of craniosacral system
Typical ‘behavior’ of the cranial and facial bones
Preparing for therapy sessions
Craniosacral rhythm palpation exercises
Day 2 Objectives
Reviewing patient history, what to look for
Review of diagnoses that may be related to craniosacral dysfunction
Communicating with parents about craniosacral work
Establishing rapport with children
Reading children’s body language
Determining how to prevent over-treatment
Hands on practice of craniosacral assessment holds
When to treat, how to measure effects, and frequency
Measuring functional goals
Results, what can happen
Demonstrations with children
Day 3 Objectives
Review of palpation of rhythm
Universal assessments and treatments
Still point induction
Soft tissue release and unwinding
Guided Practice with Children