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Join us for our next Training Session.
JOIN FITNESS EXPERT Celeste Carlucci and Occupational Therapist Dr.Julie Kardachi for a two-day training workshop where you will receive step-by-step instructions for managing your own fall prevention program using the evidence-based, doctor-recommended, 10-week Fall Stop…MOVE STRONG™ method.
Certification qualifies you to set up and conduct Fall Stop…MOVE STRONG™ beginner classes for older adults in your community, collect data to demonstrate effectiveness, and market your program as approved by Fall Stop…MOVE STRONG™. You will learn how to create your own business, establish a profitable fee structure, and acquire needed insurance. You will also receive marketing through the FSMS website, and email support. Annual licensing fee applies.
Pre-requisites for the Fall Stop…MOVE STRONG™ instructor certification include experience, education and certifications as a dancer, fitness trainer, OT, PT, recreation therapist, or other relevant discipline. Contact us for more details.
Workshop participants who successfully complete the Fall Stop…MOVE STRONG™ Certification Program receive:
- Fall Stop…MOVE STRONG™ DVD
- Professionally-designed class handouts
- Data collection instruction
- Research to demonstrate effectiveness
- Music suggestions for class
12:30pm – 5:30pm
Introduction, history, philosophy, and guidelines
EDUCATION PROGRAM: Fall risk factors and strategies
RESEARCH RESULTS: Data collection and management
10:00am – 3:00pm
EXERCISE PROGRAM: Breakdown and modifications
Setting up your own program
EDUCATION FINAL EXAM: Falls risk factors
EDUCATION FINAL EXAM: Teaching and strategies
The classes have been going well. The format I use is to first do the Fall Stopper exercises with the class, then take them into the hallway to do agility walks together. The improvement is fantastic…as seen when we perform the post Functional Reach Test…the average improvement in 10 weeks is 4-6 inches!
Recreation Director, Ridge Oak Senior Housing
We are having a great time with the FSMS Program exercises. We have 3 classes a week, M-W-F. The residents are excited, serious, confident, eager to learn and share. Attendance is great, 15 to 25. They are utilizing their benefits and have created a social group that is so much fun!
Recreation Wellness Coordinator, Westminster, TX