The Art of Therapy & Connection

Kim will leave you reflecting on yourself and your practice. 


After 9 hours of learning, you will walk away curious and inspired!

 

Watch on YouTube (Summary includes list of questions discussed) - https://youtu.be/TnnT1a2HN9c

Participate in this unique learning experience with Master Clinician Kim Barthel

This six part online course is a unique and exciting learning experience.  Each lesson will explore specific themes to deepen your understanding of the art of therapy and connection.  Story telling, theory, and demonstration will be woven together to provide an insight into the clinical reasoning process of a master clinician. 

Some of the lessons will include videos of Kim working with Australian children and their families.  

Kim is known for her impressive breadth and depth of clinical experience and knowledge.  Areas she studies and teaches include, complex behaviour, neurobiology, sensory-processing, movement, trauma informed practice, attachment theory and mental health.  She is a pioneer in reinforcing the importance of relationship and is known for her unique teaching style, blending the latest developments in neuroscience with storytelling, meaningful examples and reflection.

Course Q&A Bonus session

Participants will also have the opportunity to attend one LIVE 90 minute Zoom Q&A session, which are held every 3-4 months while this series is available.  The recording of this Q&A session will also become available to you for a 60 day period following the live event.  Find out more.

NEXT LIVE Q&A SESSION: Saturday 19th June, 2021 @10am (AEST) = Friday June 18th, 2021 @ 5pm (PDT)

Online course aimed at:

This online course is aimed at Allied Health and Medical Professionals including psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers, counsellors, mental health workers and educators.

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Presented by Kim Barthel

www.kimbarthel.ca

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9 HOURS OF ONLINE LEARNING

Learn at your own pace. 60 days of access.

approx AUD$302
CAD$
Team Group discounts available
(between 15% to 25% saving)

Lesson #1  - Being your Best Self 

The past year has been full of change and uncertainty, which can lead to increased stress and fatigue.  In this lesson we will explore…

  • What it means to be your best self.

  • Ways to become our best therapeutic self.

  • How to bring self-awareness and mindful presence to your life and therapeutic work.

Lesson #2 - Building Relationships & Connections

This lesson will…

 

  • Introduce ways to strengthen client relationships.

  • Develop your ability to co-regulate clients and their families.

  • Explore ways to enhance your inter-personal support 

  • Enhance your attunement skills to non-verbal communication. 

  • Help you to understand the importance of communicating with clarity.

  • Encourage curiosity about helping clients and families find their own inner resilience.

Lesson #3  - Coaching Caregivers to Support Basic Motor Skills

This lesson will provide…

 

  • A practical video demonstration of Kim coaching an Australian family  through hands-on therapy techniques for the development of motor skills in the home environment.

  • An introduction to completing a motor skills assessment.

  • An exploration of a Kim’s clinical reasoning process to support motor skills positioning and posture.

  • Ideas to support basic handling.

Lesson #4 - Helping Sensory Processing Issues in Any Setting

This lesson will provide…

 

  • A  practical video demonstration of Kim coaching an Australian family who have a child with sensory processing differences.

  • An exploration of Kim’s clinical reasoning process in relation to understanding a child with  sensory processing differences.

  • Practical ideas and modelling of adaptive strategies that can be safely used at home. 

  • Ways to work with minimal resources in a client’s natural environment.

Lesson #5 - Supporting Individuals with Challenging Behaviour

This lesson will provide…
 

  • A  practical video demonstration of Kim coaching an Australian family who have a child with challenging behaviour.

  • An exploration of Kim’s clinical reasoning process in relation to individuals with challenging behaviour.

  • Insight into the reasons for challenging behaviour.

  • Ideas about effective intervention.

  • Ways to support a caregiver to increase their own attunement and co-regulation skills.

Lesson #6 - Pulling It All Together

This lesson will…

  • Offer clinicians a clinical toolbox of intervention strategies in an integrated manner for application across a wide range of settings.

  • Explore ways to integrate the concepts from the previous 5 sessions.

  • Give an opportunity for a deeper-dive into how to effectively support families and clients.