Prechtl General Movement Assessment Basic Training Course

Date:
Mar 21, 2023-Mar 24, 2023, 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (ET)

Overview

The course will consist of lessons, demonstration and discussion of video-recordings. Lectures will alternate with exercises in small groups with videos prepared by the tutors. Participants registering for the advanced course must have previously completed the basic training course. Advanced course participants will learn more detailed scoring systems and will have the opportunity to review their own recordings with the tutor. At the end of the course, participants will be required to take a final test in order to receive a certificate of reliability in this method of assessment.

Objectives

  1. Understand the theoretical basis of Prechtl’s Method of Qualitative Assessment of General Movements.
  2. Assess typically developing infants using the Qualitative Assessment of General Movements.
  3. Assess infants with brain lesions using the Qualitative Assessment of General Movements.
  4. Incorporate this technique for clinical and research purposes.

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