Train the Trainer Returns June 2

May 4, 2018


Parkinson Association of Alberta is pleased to announce the return of our Train the Trainer “Exercise in Parkinson Disease” program.  Taking place on June 2, 2018 at the Collicut Centre in Red Deer, this full day workshop will give you the tools you need to provide safe and effective treatment to people with Parkinson’s disease through targeting the physical, social and cognitive domains. 


Do you work with people with Parkinson disease?

Do you want to provide exercise programs that meet their needs?


Join physiotherapist, Lisa Robert and Darla Larsen, for a full day’s session where you will:

o  Increase your understanding of Parkinson disease (PD)

o  Learn about the importance of exercise in PD

o  Learn a research based approach to developing group exercise programs

o  Have an opportunity to work directly with people with Parkinson’s

o  Leave with skills to develop and modify your exercise program to meet the needs of those with Parkinson’s

o  Discuss potential partnership and promotional opportunities with Parkinson Association of Alberta for program delivery


Who should attend?

Any fitness professional / instructor or health care provider interested in offering current research based exercise programming for people living with Parkinson’s.  


Note: This training is approved for 7 AFLCA Continuing Education Credits, and as a W4 professional development credit with CSEP.


Cost:  $175 per person.  Group discounts:  $160 per person for 2 or more from same facility.  Lunch included.  Minimum of 20 registrants needed.   Must register before May 22, 2018.


For more information or to register please call 780-425-6400 (direct) or 1-800-561-1911 (toll-free) or CLICK HERE to email.

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