Date: Friday, October 4, 2012
Time: 12:00-4:30 p.m.
Location: Jefferson City Area YMCA
424 Stadium Blvd.
Jefferson City, MO 65101
The MS Aquatics Instructor Workshop has been approved for 3.0 continuing education credits through the Aquatic Exercise Association. A certificate of completion will be provided at the conclusion of the workshop.
ALICIA BUNN, CTRS,
Alicia holds a Bachelor of Science in Parks, Recreation and Tourism with an option in Therapeutic Recreation. She is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), Aquatic Therapy & Rehab Institute Certified, Professional Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor. Alicia assists her husband, Steve, US Paralympic Coach. Together they have coached athletes to 2004, 2008, and 2012 Paralympic Games. She is an advocate for the rights of individuals with disabilities through her positions at Western Missouri Mental Health Center, Marygrove, St. Louis Arc, Midwest Fitness and Speed Enhancement, The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis, The St. Louis Wheelchair Athletic Association and now at ShowMe Aquatics and Fitness.
SUZANNE CARRON, OTR/L, MSOT
Suzanne graduated fromWashington University School of Medicine in 1997 with a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. She joined the National MS Society, Gateway Area Chapter, in 1999 as a program manager. In her current role as the Vice President of Programs, Services, and Advocacy she oversees the management of department operations including management of the
department plan of operations and budget, and oversight of Chapter committees – Clinical Advisory Committee and the Chapter Programs & Services Committee and the Planning & Evaluation Committee who guide the chapter in achieving their strategic objectives.
$25 per person.
Deadline for registration is October 1, 2013
Registration fee includes admission to the program, instructional materials, light snacks, CE credits, and certificate of completion.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Learn about multiple sclerosis and symptom management
- Discuss the properties, benefits, and contraindications of an MS exercise program
- Identify a progression of aquatics exercises for each course of MS
- Discuss several case studies
- Learn about programs, services, and resources available through the National MS Society
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Check-in
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Information Sessions:
MS Disease Overview
MS Society – Programs & Services Overview
Aquatic Exercise for People with MS with case studies
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Aquatic Exercise Application in Pool Lab (Training Session)
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Workshop Review and Q&A Forum
For more information: please contact Suzanne Carron at 1-800-344-4867 or email@example.com