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					                        Advanced Therapeutic Halliwick Course
                          With special emphasis on paediatric neurological rehabilitation
                                   Dates: Wednesday 13th April 2011 – Sunday April 17th 2011
                                  Presenters: Jean-Pierre Maes, MCSP. Ann Greswell, MCSP B. Ed (Hons)
                                                  Senior Halliwick Lecturers
                     Venue: St. Gabriel’s School and Centre, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Ireland ( ).

This course is to enable therapists (PTs, OTs and SLTs who have successfully completed a full Halliwick Foundation
Course) to use the Halliwick Concept specifically in the context of therapy for children with neuro-developmental


To enable the participants, through active participation, to:
 deepen and further develop the application of the Halliwick Concept gained during a Halliwick Basic/Foundation
 take part in problem solving sessions in small groups about specific therapeutic issues related to treatment of
   children with Cerebral Palsy.

     develop treatment ideas and handling skills in the water.

     take part in practical sessions with clients in the water under supervision of Senior Halliwick Lecturers.

Certificate: A certificate of attendance will be given on completion of the Course. Full attendance and
participation in the water sessions will be required.

    Please return this form to: Louise Carroll, Senior Physiotherapist, St. Gabriel’s School and Centre, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Ireland.
                          Replies will be by e-mail if possible
                            Closing date of application 28th February 2011. Place confirmed on receipt of cheque.

Name: ___________________________                       Payment enclosed (incl. refreshments / lunch):

Address:   _____________________                        CPP Members             □ €650 MISCP NO.________
           _____________________                        ISCP/ APCP Members      □ €715 MISCP/APCP NO._______
           _____________________                        Non-ISCP                □ €1250
Tel: _________________________                          Mobile: ________________________
Email: _________________________

                  Cheques made payable to: CHARTERED PHYSIOTHERAPISTS IN PAEDIATRICS
Receipt required please tick □ Please insert a self stamped addressed envelope for confirmation with your form
   Cancellation policy: Less than 48 hrs/Non attendance= No refund, Within 1 week= No refund, unless place filled,
                     1 - 3 weeks=50% refund in full if place filled, More than 3 weeks= Full refund.
Course Presenters
Jean-Pierre Maes MCSP

Jean-Pierre Maes qualified as a physiotherapist in 1989, in Brussels. Early on, he
specialised in the field of adult and child neurology.

He is a Senior Halliwick Lecturer recognised by the International Halliwick Association
(IHA) and teaches the Halliwick Concept in a recreational and therapeutic context.

Jean-Pierre attended his first Halliwick (Swimming for people with disability) Basic
Course in 1993 and was from the very beginning enthused by this unique approach,
which allows people with a disability to develop independence in the water. At present,
he is a member of the Education and Research Committee of the International Halliwick

Since 1998 he has been based at the Bobath Centre (London) where he is currently
Consultant Physiotherapist and a Senior Tutor and regular Course Leader, having
fulfilled all requirements in accordance with the regulations set by E.B.T.A. (European
Bobath Tutor Association).

He has a specific interest in children and babies with Cerebral Palsy. Jean-Pierre is one of
the most experienced NDT-Bobath Tutors, leading and teaching a variety of Basic,
Refresher and Advanced Courses about the NDT-Bobath Concept and treatment

He has experience in teaching and treating in different cultures, having worked not only
in the UK, but also having taught extensively overseas.

Ann Gresswell MCSP B. Ed (Hons)

Ann Gresswell, having qualified as a physiotherapist, worked in paediatrics with a special
interest in children with neurological conditions.

Later in her career she trained as a teacher and then worked in a special school where she
was employed as a teacher but was able to make continued use of her physiotherapy

She also qualified as a swimming teacher to teach mainstream swimming.
Her last position was at the ACE Centre in Oxford, working with young people with
communication difficulties, supporting them with communication and access to learning.

Ann trained in the Halliwick Concept in 1975 and continues to be involved in the Oxford
Swans, her local swimming club for people with disabilities, which has members of all
ages and all disabilities and where they also teach family members to swim.

She lectures nationally and internationally on Halliwick and at the present time chairs the
Education and Research Committee of the International Halliwick Association and the
Halliwick Association of Swimming Therapy Education Committee