Pediatric Incontinence

A Physical Therapist at Pediatric Partners Clinic in Fargo had the opportunity to attend the Pediatric Incontinence seminar sponsored by Herman & Wallace. This course was an introduction of treatment for children with bowel and bladder dysfunctions. Having the knowledge of treatment for children’s incontinence will help our therapist treat a new patient population and…

Lower Extremity Rehabilitation for Children

A Physical Therapist at Pediatric Partners Clinic in Fargo had the opportunity to attend the Lower Extremity Rehabilitation for Children seminar, presented by Summit. This course helped to address how lower extremity problems can have significant impacts on childhood development. This course offered up-to-date assessments and treatment strategies for multiple lower extremity dysfunctions that are…

Functionally Assessing and Treating Visual Processing, Visual Perception, and Visual-Motor Deficits

Two Occupational Therapists from Pediatric Partners Clinic in Fargo course titled Functionally Assessing and Treating Visual Processing, Visual Perception, and Visual-motor Deficits. In this training, they learned that 60-80% of children with learning disabilities have undiagnosed vision problems.   Throughout this seminar, the occupational therapists were able to learn new treatment and assessment information that…

2021 NDOTA Annual Conference and Membership Meeting

Two Occupational Therapists from Pediatric Partners Clinic in Bismarck recently attended the 2021 NDOTA Annual Conference and Membership Meeting where they attended seminar trainings on pediatric sleep and pediatric mental health. These courses will help the therapists better support the children and families that we serve that have specific concerns regarding children’s sleep habits and…

Picture Exchange Communication System

Recently, Speech-Language Pathologists from Pediatric Partners Clinic in Bismarck and Fargo attended Picture Exchange Communication System Level 1 Training. Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is an evidence-based practice based on Applied Behavior Analysis. The course teaches therapists how to implement the first six phases of PECS: spontaneous requesting, picture discrimination, sentence structure, attributes for expanding…

Kids Bowl & Bladder: Peds 2 Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder

An Occupational Therapist from Pediatric Partners Clinic in Bismarck has received her “Peds 2 Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder” certificate. This course was designed to expand the therapist’s knowledge of development of normal bowel patterns in children and focus on the pediatric pelvic floor patient population. This course will help our therapist better evaluate and treat…

CPI: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention

An Occupational Therapist from Pediatric Partners Clinic in Bismarck has received her Crisis Prevention Intervention Trainer Certification. This program is for individuals who experience and directly intervene in crisis situations. Training focuses primarily on de-escalation techniques, risk assessment, and both nonrestrictive and restrictive interventions. This certification will has given our therapist the knowledge to provide…

Introduction to PROMPT

Two Speech Language Pathologists at Pediatric Partners Clinic in Bismarck have achieved their PROMPT Certification. PROMPT stands for Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets. PROMPT Speech- Language Pathologists use their hands to teach the child how to correctly move their jaw, lips, and tongue. This certification will allow our therapists to identify oral motor…

Promoting Culture and Linguistic Diversity in AAC

An Occupational Therapist from Pediatric Partners Clinic in Fargo had the opportunity to attend a conference hosted by the University of Nebraska Medical Center: Munroe-Meyer Institute. The course, Nebraska Augmentative and Alternative Communication Summer Conference: Promoting Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in AAC, focused on culturally and linguistically responsive practices to support bilingual communication in children…