The format of these days will be 45 minute slots with 30 to 35 minutes on the table. There will be 6 to 10 treatments running concurrently with 2 or more therapists per table, there will be a focus on families.
All treatments will be facilitated by registered members of the IACST and assisted by students. Students will be mentored by qualified therapists and the hours will be eligible for precepting requirements under the current Upledger Institute Ireland’s training programme. www.upledger.ie
The open days will be followed by the opportunity to gather and treat one another the next day. All participants will be members of The IACST. The IACST website will be the administrator in that it will take all bookings and allocate times and receipts. This facility is not yet set up but will be as soon as possible, there will be a committee member present on all days agreed in advance and dates and venues will be agreed on a bi-annual basis. For those of you wishing to host a day please get in touch with either of the assigned contacts:
Fiona McDevitt 087 2226878 or Deirdre Kennedy 087 2932120.
Open days by area are as follows:
Limerick: – CST Open Day to be held on Saturday 13th April from 10am to 5pm at Adare Heritage Centre, Adare, Co. Limerick.
Contact: Deidre Kennedy – 087-2932120 & Fiona McDevitt – 087-2226878
Dublin: Margaret Sinnott/Anne Harty – TBA.
Check out the new facebook IACST page and become a part of a growing community http://www.facebook.com/groups/iacst/
Please note participating therapists/students are required to be members of the IACST. To register go to www.iacst.ie and click to get your application form. There are three membership categories, registered, student and associate. For more information see the website.