presented by Susan K. Effgen
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Susan K. Effgen, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Susan K. Effgen, PT, PhD, FAPTA, is a professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Kentucky. She is an established educator and researcher in pediatric physical therapy and has taught at several universities including the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. In 1986, she established the sixth doctoral program…Read full bio
1. Getting Down to Business in Schools: The IEP
Chapter one will review the Individualized Education Program (IEP) which guides all services on behalf of the student with disabilities. Therapists must understand the IEP and their role in its development and goal determination.
2. Natural Environments, Dosage, Montoring, and Other Issues
Chapter two will cover the development of non-discipline specific IEP goals and team collaboration as well as how a physical therapist would determine goals and objectives based on the IEP goals.