Course Overview
This module is designed to provide the foundation knowledge for you to understand the theory and practice of sensory integration theory and the evidence base. In addition, you will be able to draw on this knowledge to interpret structured clinical observations. The subsequent modules build on your knowledge and understanding of the theory of Sensory Integration from SI Module 1: Foundations and Neuroscience to SI Module 2/3: From Assessment to Practice to enable therapists to use this knowledge in the assessment and clinical reasoning process to identify sensory integration problems in the context of their specific client group and to outline the possible goals and intervention plan
Target Staff Group
Occupational Therapists, Speech & Language Therapists, Physiotherapists
Course Prerequisites
Evidence of competence in English language GCSE grade C or equivalent.
Objectives
The module has been designed as a series of learning units which address the module learning outcomes. Learning will be facilitated via a range of learning methods including animated presentations, interactive learning scenarios, videos and case study vignettes.
The learning units include the neuroscience supporting the theory of sensory integration and an overview of all sensory systems. You will enhance your clinical reasoning skills and be able to draw on knowledge of sensory systems and sensory integration theory and research to support your clinical observations and interventions.
In addition, you will have your own E-Mentor who will support your individual learning needs with online groups offering peer learning support.
Delivery Method
Face-to-face classroom based training or online
Refresher Period
Not applicable
Duration
Online 14 weeks (50 hours min online) Classroom 5 days
How to Book
Sensory Integration Network