What do MOVE Practitioners do?
MOVE Practitioners are taught how to successfully implement the MOVE Programme for children and adults with severe and complex physical disabilities in their own school, centre or homes.
Who can be a MOVE Practitioner?
Practitioners can be parents, teachers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, learning assistants, therapy assistants, carers, siblings or anyone who forms part of a disabled person's support team.
How do I become a MOVE Practitioner?
In order to become a MOVE Practitioner, you must successfully complete a two-day training course which teaches the principles and best practice of the MOVE Programme. Once trained you will receive a Professional Development Certificate plus a Practitioner's Guide which was designed to help support you while you are using the programme.
What are the Benefits of being a MOVE Practitioner?
There are many benefits to being a MOVE Practitioner, including:
- An in depth knowledge of the six-steps of the MOVE Programme and how these can be incorporated into daily practice to enable children and adults with complex physical and learning needs to gain increased independent mobility.
- A structure is placed around work already taking place, enabling best-practice in trans-disciplinary team working.
- The support of MOVE Development Officers, Consultants, Trainers, Centres of Excellence and from the MOVE central Office
- Regular updates and information from MOVE.
- A confidential telephone helpline, weekdays from 9am to 5pm, 020 7407 5344 and a confidential email address email@example.com to contact if you require advice or support.
- Once trained you will receive a Professional Development Certificate and the opportunity is available to further develop your skills and become a MOVE Trainer, enabling you to train other members of staff in your school/centre.
- The opportunity for your school/centre to be awarded for best practice in the MOVE Programme via the MOVE Quality Mark.
- The opportunity to participate in MOVE Day to celebrate the achievements of the school/centre and the progress made by those on the MOVE Programme.
For further information or to book a place on a course, go to MOVE Training.