Cerebral Palsy Awareness Diploma

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What Will You Learn?

This comprehensive course will teach you an understanding of the wider scope of Cerebral Palsy, including its levels of severity and five forms, and how each type affects the person with the condition. You will also learn about the differing needs of children, teens, and adults with Cerebral Palsy.

Over the years, treatments for persons with Cerebral Palsy have become increasingly more progressive. The Cerebral Palsy Awareness Diploma Course looks at treatments from both traditional and complementary medicine. With more options than ever before, these treatments can lead to less pain, reduced spasticity, a higher level of independent movement, and a sense of being able to participate more fully in life than ever before.

Learning how to deal with the day-to-day is an important part of living with Cerebral Palsy. The course discusses the benefits of having a support system in place, should extra help be needed, and details self-advocacy techniques and strategies that can be used to build confidence and independence. You will also learn about the 6 major aspects of life in which a sense of wellbeing can enable a person to make positive changes.

Knowing your rights is an important part of living with Cerebral Palsy. The course discusses the wider world of disability rights, the law, and strategies/accommodations that can ensure the best possible integration in school and work environments.

The course looks through the history of Cerebral Palsy, including the various movements that have improved public perception and changed attitudes. You will discover how treatments have evolved over time and how current research may change future therapies. You will also learn about common symptoms in babies that are indicative of Cerebral Palsy and what the specific medical causes of the condition are, both congenital and acquired. A glossary of terms is included to ensure comprehension.

Independence, self-sufficiency, and self-advocacy are three of the most important things to any person, so these are of course important to someone with Cerebral Palsy. The Cerebral Palsy Awareness Course explains how those caring for individuals with the condition can work with them to help them gain independence, and the systems, support, and technologies that are in place to accomplish this.

Fitness and wellness should be important to everyone, but for those with Cerebral Palsy, it can make a big difference to their quality of life. The course explains the ways in which those with the condition can exercise and even guides through some exercise routines that target specific areas. Also covered is the importance of proper nutrition and how to prepare and take in food.

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Part 1: Various Forms of CP
  • Part 2: The Needs of Children with CP
  • Part 3: The Needs of Teens with CP
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Standard Treatments
  • Part 2: Complementary Medicine and CP
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Family and Support Networks
  • Part 2: Self-Advocacy Techniques and Strategies
  • Part 3: Wellness for People with CP
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Matrix of Practical Strategies
  • Part 2: The Equality Act of 2010 - Disability and the Law
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: An Historical Timeline of Understanding CP
  • Part 2: The Medical Causes of CP
  • Part 3: CP Treatments Through the Centuries
  • Part 4: The Medical Model
  • Part 5: The Birth of Disability Rights
  • Part 6: The Social Construction Model
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 9: Nutrition and Wellness
  • Part 1: Encouraging Independence and Self-Sufficiency
  • Part 2: Independent Living
  • Part 3: Encouraging Self-Advocacy
  • Part 4: Relationships and Intimacy
  • Part 5: Barrier Free Living
  • Part 6: Assistive Technology
  • Part 7: Encouraging Fitness, and Wellness for People with CP
  • Part 8: Four Complete Adaptive Workouts for People with CP
  • Module 6 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Cerebral Palsy Awareness Diploma Course offers knowledge and practical advice both to those living with the condition and practitioners who work with people who have Cerebral Palsy.

The course will also be of interest to friends and family members of those who have Cerebral Palsy and anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in this area.

Accreditations

The Cerebral Palsy Awareness Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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