Chapter 4 Motor Development and Control- @ George Washington University November 11, 2023

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Chapter 4 Motor Development and Control- @ George Washington University November 11, 2023



Course Description

This continuing education course is designed to help physical therapists and physical therapist assistants implement evidence and content from Chapter 4 Motor Development and Control– into clinical practice. The course includes a review of this chapter along with four separate video modules designed to reinforce key concepts and aid learners in applying the information into clinical practice. All participants will be required to view the asynchronous sessions and complete brief knowledge assessments prior to the in-person session on November 11, 2023. The in-person sessions (9:00 am- 12 noon) on November 11th will focus on implementation and key developmental principles. This session will be interactive and include case-based discussions and video and optimally some in-person infant demos to emphasize successes and challenges related to knowledge-to-action.

Course Instructors

Regina Harbourne, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Joe Schreiber, PT, PhD, FAPTA



Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Critically review Chapter 4
  2. Effectively apply the information from Chapter 4 (Motor Development and Control) in Campbell’s Physical Therapy For Children, 6th edition
  3. Select, implement, and evaluate evidence-based motor interventions for infants and children with an emphasis on these cognitive developmental concepts as a necessary consideration: the embodied mind concept, perception action theory, reaching, means-end, and object affordance.

Participants will receive 9 CEU credits.

Note: all course participants will have the option to receive an eBook access code or hard copy of the Campbell’s Physical Therapy for Children, 6th edition


Registration Fee 

Course only- early bird registration prior to September 15, 2023 ($270); After September 15, 2023 ($300)

Hard Copy Textbook $80 (email

Textbook Ebook $60 (email

Early Bird Registration Deadline: September 15, 2023

Registration Deadline: October 15, 2023

2 reviews for Chapter 4 Motor Development and Control- @ George Washington University November 11, 2023

  1. Amanda Owens

    I just finished this course in Pittsburgh on August 19th. Thank you for a great course! I have already started implementing some of the strategies with success.

  2. Theresa Crytzer

    This course was outstanding and conducted by a highly experienced world class PT who has had a significant impact on the field of pediatric PT. The course was engaging and included hands on practice with babies! I give it my highest recommendation.

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