Before applying, be sure that you meet the following requirements:
- You are a Registered Occupational Therapist under a regulatory authority, and a member in good standing with your college.
- You have at least five years combined experience working as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist in any of the following settings: children’s hospital, children’s private clinic, child development centre, school or pre-school.
- You have experience presenting half to full day workshops to small and/or large groups.
- It is preferred but not required that you have either Sensory Integration and Praxis Test Certification or NeuroDevelopmental Training Certification, and have published Sensory Integration articles or served on Sensory Integration committees.
- You have attended or completed the webinar recordings for all six Foundation Series Workshops.
To apply, send Zone’in Training the following:
- Zone’in Training Application
- Photocopy (or scanned image) of College Registration Card.
- Four references that have either sponsored or attended one of your workshops.
- 15 minute video clip of professionally related content, demonstrating your presentation style and ability to answer questions.
- Be sure to include ALL of the above information as incomplete applications will not be processed. Your application can be via email or snail mail.
Following receipt of your application:
Within two weeks of receipt, Zone’in Training will notify you with the status of your application. Accepted applicants may sign up for two day training session.
5-day Foundation Series Workshops and Level I Instructor Training includes:
- Current statistical review of childhood and human developmental and attachment.
- Current research regarding the impact of TV and videogames on human mental, physical and social well being.
- Knowledge in the areas of sensory integration, inner drive, motor coordination (vestibular/proprioceptive), attachment development, addiction research, literacy and printing research and workplace productivity.
- Proposed initiatives for parents, teachers, government, universities and workplaces to address TV and videogame addictions, and work toward increased health, well being and productivity in home and at office.
- Presentation style development and useful instructor tips.
- Review of Zone’in and Move’in Programs, Foundation Series Workshops and Zone’in Training protocols and procedures.