Goal Setting in Paediatric Rehabilitation

About this course:  This module will introduce to the conceptual and practical considerations for collaborative goal setting with children and families in paediatric rehabilitation


Approaches to rehabilitation that influence goal setting

·         What is rehabilitation?

·         Paediatric versus adult rehabilitation

·         Team structures

·         What is family-centred service?

·         World Health Organisation’s International Classification of Functioning and the F-words of Child Development

Goal setting

·         What is goal setting and why is it important?

·         Goal categories

·         Contemporary approaches to collaborative goal setting in interdisciplinary teams

Engaging children and their families

·         Complexities to child and family engagement in goal setting

·         Facilitating engagement in goal setting: frameworks, strategies, and tools

Using goals to measure rehabilitation outcomes

·         Measuring goals

·         Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM)

·         Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS)

Intended audience: Health care professionals working with children and adolescents who have specialist rehabilitation needs and their families. Recommended for paediatric health care professionals working with children in rehabilitation, including nurses, doctors, allied health professionals, and psychologists.

Total time: 30 minutes

CPD points: Equivalent of 30 minutes

Cost: Free

Contact: ABITranslationProject@mcri.edu.au

Course administrator: Sarah Knight (Neuropsychologist) and Adam Scheinberg (Rehabilitation Consultant)

Course administrator: Tracey Chau, Sarah Knight