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09/29-30/2018, Tucson - Pediatric Massage for Challenging Behaviors

09/29-30/2018, Tucson - Pediatric Massage for Challenging Behaviors

Tammy Roecker

Regular price $350.00 Sale

Attendees will learn about children who have different behaviors and why they are unable to respond appropriately to ordinary experiences. During this workshop attendees will learn about four different areas of dysfunction and how to work with both children and their parents, as well as being part of their integrative health plan through massage therapy. Liability, positioning and draping, communication skills, specific massage techniques and protocol will be covered for children with ASD. SPD, ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression. Attendees will learn to teach these techniques to parents, caregivers and teachers. 

Learning Objectives: 

Students will be able to…

  • Identify the different anatomy/physiology of children vs adults
  • Name features of brain malfunctions common in Autism and other SPDs.
  • Identify and describe the human senses, and how they can positively affect children’s emotional and physical development
  • Define sensory processing, sensory integration, and sensory disorders
  • Describe how pediatric massage can affect children with special needs
  • List the benefits of pediatric to children in the four different categories of behaviors
  • List the benefits of pediatric massage to parents 
  • Describe a massage therapist’s roll in integrative healthcare
  • Identify and explore specific techniques to support children with sensory processing dysfunction
  • Identify the different characteristics of the four topic of behaviors
  • Communicate sensitively with parents
  • Recite history, research in each four categories of pediatric massage
  • Perform specific massage techniques and protocol suited for SPDs
  • Teach a basic pediatric massage routine to assist parents and caregivers
  • Identify helpful and harmful essential oils for each category of pediatric massage
  • Create a marketing plan for this specific target market

Date:  Saturday and Sunday, September 29-30, 2018
Time:  9:00 am to 6:00 pm (both days)

Cortiva Institute - Tucson Campus
6390 East Broadway Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85710

Tuition:  $350

CE Credits:  16
NCBTMB Approved Provider #451668-11

Instructor:  Tammy Roecker

Student Requirements:

  • Two sets of sheets
  • A heavy blanket
  • Massage lotion
  • pen
  • water bottle