Further Study & Continued Professional Development
Nikki is committed to continuing her professional development and skills, and has attended the following post graduate courses, lecture and conferences.
2020 – APCP Study Day – Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy – Rehabilitation for pre and post surgery.
2019 – Lecture – Therapy Approaches for Children with Neurological Conditions – Conductive Education.
2019 – APCP Study Day – Assessment and Management of Altered Tone in Children.
2018 – Lecture – Early Intervention for Infants with Emerging Signs of Complex Neurodevelopmental Difficulties.
2018 – European Bobath Tutors’ Association’s Congress.
2018 – First Aid Training
2017 – MAES Therapy Refresher – 5 days of movement observations and analysis of various presentations of cerebral palsy (including pre-term, ataxia, spastic diplegia and dyskinesia).
2016 – Prechtl General Movements Course – 4 days focused on assessing and identifying neurological issues in pre-term and term babies, which may lead to cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities.
2015 – Introduction to Myofascial Release – specialised physical and manual therapy used for the effective treatment and rehabilitation of soft tissue and fascial aches, pains, tension and restrictions.
2014 – MAES Therapy Course – 4-week course for movement analysis and education strategies for the treatment of children with cerebral palsy and similar neurological conditions.
2012 – Advanced Movement Analysis Course – 2-week course focused on movement analysis and treatment skills of children with cerebral palsy.
2011 – Halliwick Foundation Course – 4 day training course in The Halliwick Concept to teach people with physical and learning difficulties to move independently in water and to swim.
2011 – Bobath Foundation Course – 8-week post graduate course in the specialised treatment of children with cerebral palsy.