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Maximize neuroplasticity and minimize maladaptive habits in children and teens with Cerebral Palsy!
15 contact hours - Live Interactive Webinar (via Zoom)
A series of four 4-hour live webinars over 4 evenings:
- June 7, June 8, June 23, and June 24, 2021 from 6pm-10pm EST
- Do you believe that the brain's amazing ability to heal and change can positively and significantly affect outcomes in all children with Cerebral Palsy?
- Do you know where to start and how to prioritize interventions for children with CP in order to ensure that they reach their highest possible potential?
- Are you ready to energize yourself and your patient's families?
Developed by Pia Stampe, PT, DPT, the KEYtoCP™ Treatment Model provides a comprehensive and completely unique treatment experience for every client and their family– to address their unique goals, and keep improving long after the intensive has ended.
Learn how to use this highly systematic approach to treatment of children with all types of cerebral palsy to jumpstart change, address how to avoid formation of maladaptive habits, and change maladaptive habits that have already developed. The KEYtoCP™ approach is firmly based on current brain research and knowledge about how to best harness the brain’s ability to change.
Please read course requirements carefully before registering for this course. Webinar courses are final sale and are not refundable.
Live webinar series consists of four 4-hour live webinars via Zoom. To earn CE credits for this webinar series, you must attend all four sessions in their entirety.
- computer /tablet with webcam, speakers, microphone (or smartphone)
- reliable internet access
- completion of post-test with a passing score of 80% or higher
- email access to receive course communications
- ability to download files (printing optional)
- ability to utilize online app for course communication with instructor and other course participants
By the end of this course, participants will:
- compare brain recovery and neuroplastic potential, through the different stages of infancy, childhood and young adulthood, to traditional service delivery models.
- describe the correlation between 2 distinct periods of abundant neuroplasticity and optimal therapy service delivery for cerebral palsy.
- identify the correlation between lifelong functional capacity and strategic intervention planning across early childhood to young adulthood for patients diagnosed with cerebral palsy.
- list 4 main therapeutic intervention categories, in the correct order of application, for treatment of cerebral palsy.
demonstrate the correct, sequential intervention method based on one of their own cases.
- list the 3 reasons for using novelty, sensory, auditory and visual substitution therapeutically to improve functional capacity.
- describe 3 different coaching strategies for empowering child and family participation during therapy and beyond.
- prepare a home program that embeds all recommended therapeutic interventions into the child and family’s daily life (based on a virtual treatment demonstration).
- Occupational Therapists
- Occupational Therapy Assistants
- Physical Therapists
- Physical Therapist Assistants
4-part virtual course consists of four 4-hour live webinars via Zoom.
Session 1: 3 ¾ hours of direct instruction (6pm-10pm EST)
The stage is set for the intensive KEYtoCP™ systematic model by discussing neuroplasticity and recovery potential for children with CP. The systematic model and rationale for this intensive program will be discussed.
6:00 – 6:15 Introduction/overview
6:15 – 7:00 Lecture: Human neuroplasticity and recovery potential in CP
7:00 – 7:45 Group project: Introductions
7:45 – 8:00 Break
8:00 – 9:30 Lecture: The KEYtoCP™ Model/ Parent and Child Coaching, in person intensives and virtual intensives
9:30 – 10:00 Case presentations
Session 2: 3 ¾ hours of direct instruction (6pm-10pm EST)
The 4 pillars of the KEYtoCP™ intensive model are covered using case description before discussing intervention ideas that take advantage of substitution, neuroplasticity and novelty. We end the session with discussion of a home project for the course participants.
6:00 – 7:15 Alignment
7:15 – 8:15 Awareness, Activation, Strength
8:15 – 8:30 Break
8:30 – 9:30 Novelty & “outside the box” interventions
9:30 – 10:00 Course participants will be given instructions for creating a case of one of their own clients using all or parts of the KEYtoCP™ Model.
Session 3: 3 ¾ hours of direct instruction (6pm-10pm EST)
Several participants’ cases will be presented and discussed. We discuss how we use the KEYtoCP™ model within our multidisciplinary team and how we prepare to embed our proposed program into the child’s daily life. During the pandemic, Pia Stampe and her clinic have started providing virtual intensives and she will discuss the benefits and challenges of this type of intensive.
6:00 – 7:30 Home project case presentation/discussion/coaching by instructor
7:30 – 8:00 Multidisciplinary work in clinic and in-home teams/virtually including case presentations
8:00 – 8:15 Break
8:15 – 9:30 Embedding clinic intensives to home AND providing virtual intensives using the KEYtoCP™ model
9:30 – 10:00 Group project about embedding interventions into the child’s home environment
Session 4: 3 ¾ hours of direct instruction (6pm-10pm EST)
Apply the KEYtoCP™ model to two different live teletherapy cases. Course participants will have ample time to process and discuss each case.
6:00- 7:00 Teletherapy# 1 with child/family/team
7:00 – 8:00 Processing/discussing Teletherapy #1
8:00- 8:15 Break
8:15-9:15 Teletherapy #2 with child/family/team
9:15 –10:00 Processing/discussing Teletherapy #2/ Course wrap up
This course content is not intended for use by any participants outside the scope of their license or regulation.
This live interactive webinar course is accepted by many professional credentialing organizations and state professional regulatory boards. Rules and regulations change frequently without notification, and apply differently to live and online courses. Please check with your state board to confirm accuracy of this list and acceptance of contact hours. Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants upon completion of the course and may be used for CEU verification of credits.
CE credits vary by state. Please check with your state board/certifying agency to confirm conversion of contact hours to CEUs.
Rehab Education, LLC is recognized as:
- AOTA approved provider of OT and OTA continuing education (#6177)
- approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education by the NY State Education Department Board of Physical Therapy.
- approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education by IDFPR/ Illinois Board of Physical Therapy (#216000227).
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider #6177: Rehab Education, LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider (#6177) of professional development. This Distance Learning-Interactive CE course is offered at 1.5 CEU (15 contact hours) Intermediate level | OT Service Delivery/Foundational Knowledge. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Approval #00223. (Course must be taken prior to 09/14/2025)
Physical Therapy Board of California: The Physical Therapy Board of California recognizes Rehab Education, LLC as an approval agency to approve providers offering continuing competency courses for CA licensed PTs and PTAs. This course is approved for 15 contact hours.
Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy: Approved CE Sponsor by Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy, Division of Professional Regulations, Approval #216.000227. (Course must be taken prior to 09-30-2022)
NY State Physical Therapy Board: Rehab Education, LLC is recognized as an approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education by the NY State Education Department Board of Physical Therapy. (Course must be taken prior to 05-10-2022)
AOTA Approval States
The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. At the time of listing, these states currently recognize AOTA Approved Providers for OT continuing education either in regulatory language or by formal written communication to AOTA:
District of Columbia
Florida **(self-report to CE Broker)
Wisconsin (self study courses only)
*Disclaimer: Rehab Education LLC provides this list for your convenience. At the time of listing, the following state boards accept courses by virtue of approval by other organizations. It is the responsibility of the participant registering for a course to check with their state board to confirm rules and regulations regarding acceptance of contact hours for live and online courses.
The following PT Boards accept courses approved by other PT State boards*:
District of Columbia
The following PT Boards accept courses approved by other APTA state associations*:
District of Columbia
Florida **(self-report to CE Broker)
**FL licensees may need to self-submit courses in CE Broker
*NBCOT…National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (view PDU requirements)
+HTCC… Hand Therapy Certification Commission (view recertification requirements)
Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC): This course is accepted by HTCC towards re-certification.