This introduction to Infant Massage will encompass setting the environment, initiating sessions and basic strokes. It will include an exploration of the benefits of Infant Massage for both child and caregiver.
Course created on February 21, 2017
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL EITP/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- By the end of this course, participants will be able to recognize foundational knowledge of infant massage and will be able to identify three populations who would benefit from infant massage.
- By the end of this course, participants will be able to describe the therapeutic effects of infant massage.
- By the end of this course, participants will be able to list three infant massage strokes with 30% competency.
|5-10 Minutes||Foundation of Infant Massage|
|10-20 Minutes||Special needs|
|20-30 Minutes||Setting the environment|
|30-35 Minutes||The strokes - Legs & arms|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500
Catherine McDowell has been an Occupational Therapist for over 20 years. After many years in the field of Occupational Therapy, first as a COTA, then OTR, becoming Director of Occupational Therapy at a nationally recognized United Cerebral Palsy program and the coordinator and teacher of the COTA program at Touro College in NY. Catherine took some time to explore a number of other health related fields, becoming a Licensed Massage & Bodywork Therapist, Yoga Therapist, RYT500/ E-RYT200 Yoga Alliance teacher, and Certified Holistic Health Practitioner. She has expanded her knowledge of complimentary healing practices, and now works to unite the theories and practices of a variety of ancient and culturally relevant medical practices with the practice of Occupational Therapy. Catherine is currently the Executive Director of June10 inc; a new concept in long-term residential substance abuse treatment program, which serves women, pregnant women and women with infants.
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