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1 State-of-the-art: Module Psychosocial Aspects of APA Leuven September

2 CONTENT (H. Van Coppenolle) l Introduction to the field of psychomotor therapy (2 h) l exercise and depression l exercise and anorexia nervosa l exercise and schizophrenia (3 h) l exercise and intellectual deficiency

3 PMT and anorexia nervosa

4 PMT and depression

5 Content (H. Van Coppenolle) (8) l overview different working mechanisms (psychological l versus physiological hypotheses l exercise and self-esteem: competence hypothesis (measurement and results) l exercise and psychological well- being in sensorymotor disorders

6 Content S. Hutzler (8 h) (Israel)

7 Content S. Hutzler (8 h) l APA requirements from a social perspective on impairment and disability l Empowerment-determinants of sports participation l role of the media l attitudes towards integration l Multimedia (teaching materials

8 Build up of the Module l Going from research data on psycho-social aspects of APA in sensory-motor disorders l to pychomotor observation and therapy of psychiatric patients l psychological well-being of children l and empowerment and social aspects of APA

9 Coherence l Psychological and social aspects of APA in different groups of disabled persons (children and adults)

10 ORIENTATION PSYCHO-SOCIAL DISORDERS l Psychomotor Observation and Therapy theory and practice (with peer students and real patients in the University Centre of Kortenberg) l depressive, anorexia nervosa, schizophrenic and borderline patients

11 A New International Specialisation Programme in Psychomotor Therapy H. Van Coppenolle, M. Probst, J. Simons, P. Van de Vliet, J. Knapen Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, K.U. Leuven, Belgium

12 A Postgraduate Specialisation program in Psychomotor Therapy exists since 1964 in the Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy at the K.U. Leuven

13 During these 36 years 500 specialists were trained who work now: l in Belgian psychiatric hospitals l in special schools l in centres for special education for children and adults

14 This specialisation program at a university level is unique l In Belgium l in Europe l in the whole world

15 And therefore we want to open it for students coming from other countries (in English)

16 Special Topics l Psychomotor therapy in patients with Eating Disorders (Anorexia Nervosa) l Psychomotor Therapy in psychiatric patients with mood disorders or anxiety disorders l Psychomotor Therapy in Children

17 Psychomotor therapy in patients with Eating Disorders (Anorexia Nervosa) l distorded body experience l hyperactivity l fear to lose selfcontrol

18 Goals for Psychomotor Therapy l rebuilding a realistic self-image l curbing hyperactivity, impulses and tensions l developping social skills l learning how to enjoy the body

19 Psychomotor Therapy in psychiatric patients with mood disorders or anxiety disorders

20 Therapeutic Goals l reduction of feelings of anxiety, tension and depression l rebuilding an adequate self-esteem through regular success- achievements l rebuilding an adequate body image and selfesteem l confrontation with healthy behavior and healthy movement behavior

21 Psychomtor Therapy in Children l Movement anamnesis l psychomotor observation and diagnostics l motor development l body co-ordination and laterality l manual dexterity l wtiting abilities l body image l orientation in space and time l selfesteem and physical competence

22 150 Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

23 The program consists of : l A period of 6 month’s practice in Psychomotor Therapy in several clinical settings (children and adults) l depressed patients l anxious patients l eating dosorders l schizophrenia l autism l learning disorders and intellectual deficiency

24 and a program of 8 theoretical and practical lectures ( 60 credits)

25 Psychopathology in Adults (30 h)

26 Basic Principles of Psychomotor Therapy (30 h)

27 General Evaluation and Intervention Methods in Psychomor Therapy (30 h)

28 Specific Evaluation and Intervention Methods in Psychomotor Therapy: theory and practice (60 h)

29 Psychopathology of children (30 h)

30 Psychology of Persons with a Handicap (30 h)

31 Psychotherapeutical Methods (45 h)

32 Seminar on Psychomotor Therapy (30 h)

33 Conditions of Entry l Basic diploma in Physical Education or Physiotherapy (EMDAPA) l a written motivation before the 31 of May 2002 l registration fee at the K.U. Leuven is 460 EURO

34 EXEMPTION l If candidate-students already think that they have credits for one or more of the lectures l they can ask for exemption by sending the content of the courses signed by their university

35 MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE THENAPA WEBSITE http//www.kuleuven. ac.be/thenapa/navig atie/totaalintro.htm


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