ALLAMBIE: Habit-ILE – January 2022

HABIT-ILE is a breakthrough intensive therapy program for children who experience challenges with hand and gross motor function.

Exclusive to Cerebral Palsy Alliance, HABIT-ILE draws on the latest neuroplasticity research, and is clinically proven to provide lasting functional improvement for children with cerebral palsy aged 6-13 years.

Using play to engage and motivate children, the program is tailored to each child’s unique interests and goals; whether it’s learning to ride a two-wheel bike, tying shoe laces or independently walking stairs.

NOTE

  • As this is an intensive program for children, we require volunteers to be available for a minimum of one week of the program + training on Monday 10 January, 2022
  • We may receive a number of Expressions of Interest for this program, and as such there may not be a role available for all applicants.
  • Volunteers will be advised in writing of CPA’s safe operating procedures, and will be required to follow accordingly
  • All CPA sites conduct daily temperature checks and visitors/staff/volunteers must answer series of check-list questions on arrival each day

 

TRAINING:  Monday 10 January , 2022. TIME TBC -  at our Allambie Heights site (mandatory including previous volunteers)

PROGRAM DATES:  - 9 day program I Tuesday 11 – Friday 21 January, 2022 

TIME: 8.30am - 4.30pm each day

LOCATION:  Cerebral Palsy Alliance, 187 Allambie Road, Allambie Heights

 

VOLUNTEER ROLE

  • Volunteers paired with a child to deliver the HABIT-ILE intervention
  • You will receive regular support and training from experienced PT & OTs
  • You will learn about HABIT-ILE, incl. motor learning principles + how to structure, scaffold and provide “just right challenge” for children with cerebral palsy.

 

BENEFITS OF THE ROLE

  • Volunteers receive free training + hands on experience in this new and evidence-based therapy approach
  • Role is a unique opportunity to learn from experienced paediatric physiotherapists and occupational therapists

 

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

Email Nes Kurtonal - nes.kurtonal@cerebralpalsy.org.au 

Please note - All volunteers will need to complete an online NDIS disability module and provide a Covid19 Vaccination Certificate prior to starting the role

 

MORE INFORMATION?

Click here to find out more about our Super Learning Intensive programs.

 

NOTE - Allied Health Students

If you’re an allied health student, this volunteer role can support you to gain invaluable skills and experience in preparation for your first professional role.

 

This position is subject to a compulsory Working with Children Check

Contact

Nes Kurtonal

Email nes.kurtonal@cerebralpalsy.org.au

Call 0427 281 257