OT, PT, SLP, other allied health professionals, and interested others
This course covers the essentials of autonomic nervous system function as seen through the lens of the Polyvagal Theory. Understanding the neuroscience behind dysregulation and regulation provides a strong foundation for therapists to provide helpful interventions which optimize regulation and resiliency. State behavioral organization is the key to safe and meaningful negotiation through the sensorimotor territory of human development in the pre-crawling period.
Participants will be able to:
Identify 3 autonomic states which influence behavior
List 2 helpful interventions to promote nervous system regulation and organization for the pre-crawling infant
30 minutes: ANS and Polyvagal Theory
30 minutes: State Behavioral Organization and Therapeutic Strategies
Following the passing score of 80% on the post-course quiz, the participant will be sent a course completion certificate.
1 Contact Hour (.1 AOTA CEUs) awarded if course requirements are met. Integrative Education is an AOTA Approved Provider, number 11607, for Distance Learning - Interactive, Distance Learning - Independent Self-Study, and Blended/Hybrid courses that include both interactive and independent study aspects. Course approval number: 940. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification of other professional recognition. For additional continuing education information for PT, SLP, and social work, click here to access our CEU policy information.