OT, PT, and interested others.
This course will provide a valuable set of tools for every therapist’s toolbox to jumpstart systems and engage the child’s natural ability to organize through the vestibular system.
Natural Postural Engagement (NPE) assists the child in accessing his original system of organization. It uses many techniques to organize the child for body awareness, sensory processing, symmetry, midline, range of motion, rhythm, core righting, use of limbs and oral motor efficiency. It specifically treats above and below the hyoid in relationship to the integration of the sublingual floor, infra hyoid muscles, with the function of the lips, jaw, and tongue.
The NPE program rapidly changes the neurological function of the child when techniques are effectively carried out. It is excellent for home programing due to the simplicity and playful attributes.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Identify the supporting neurology of NPE.
Describe how to use 3 techniques to support neurological function.
Interpret how NPE can be applied to 5 different diagnoses.
9:00 – 9:30 am CT – Overview
9:30 – 10:30 am CT – Evaluation breath, Rhythmic release, and restoration techniques
10:30 – 10:40 am CT – break
10:40 – 11:40 am CT – Evaluation, Natural postural Engagement techniques, Application of techniques
11:40 – 12:00 am CT – Questions and wrap up
For the live interactive sessions: Within one week of the course, the participant will be emailed a certificate of attendance following confirmation of attendance and completion of the self-evaluation.
For recorded session viewing: Following the passing score of 80% on the post-course quiz, the participant will be sent a course completion certificate.
3 Contact Hour awarded if course requirements are met. For additional continuing education information for OT, PT, SLP, and social work, click here to access our CEU policy information.