INTERNATIONAL BOBATH INSTRUCTORS TRAINING ASSOCIATION
An international association for adult neurological rehabilitation
AGM 2021 – Thank you to all the members who completed the survey about your views on possible attendance at the AGM and Congress 2021.
Registration for the AGM / Congress will not open until more is known about the effects of the pandemic on travel etc. although we hope to be able to make a final decision regarding whether the AGM / Congress will be face to face or a virtual meeting by March. Tentative plans: 22nd – 25th September 2021 Ljubljana, Slovenia.
As part of this work, we would value information regarding member’s experiences instructing Bobath concept practical content delivered online on NON IBITA courses / webinars. Please complete this Google survey by 15th February 2021 LINK
The main change in the Covid-19 document is the removal of the wording “Exemptions will be granted primarily to assist courses started before 31 March 2020 that need to be completed” .
The ITC is finalising the details of the online educational opportunity mentioned in the previous newsletter. This information will be available before the end of January.
Preliminarily information about the 2021 ITC Modules will be posted on the IBITA website in the next few days. Plans for the modules may need to change depending on Covid-19.
Instructor-candidates will be given priority registration on a “first come, first served” basis until April 1st. All instructor candidates, and prospective new candidates meeting the criteria below, should submit their I-C Training Module registration before April 1 to secure a place on the module.
An individual, who is not yet a member of IBITA, may email the IBITA Secretary requesting permission to register for an I-C Training Module. A letter of support from a Full Member must accompany the request, verifying anticipated successful first assistantship completion a minimum of one month (30 days) prior to module commencement. The individual must be a registered/paid Associate Member a minimum of one month (30 days) prior to module commencement. The one-month time frame allows the possibility to offer registration to an individual wait listed if the assistantship is not successfully completed. Note these individuals are not eligible for the IC Training Module Grant as only current ICs may apply for the Instructor-Candidate Training Module Grant with submission deadline extended to 1st March 2021.
It is the responsibility of the supervising Full Member to provide the prospective IC all relevant information.Instructor-Candidate Training Module Grants DEADLINE EXTENDED to MARCH 1st 2021
Please refer to the Policies and Procedures 5.1.2 Instructor-Candidate Training Module Grants. Module registration must be completed prior to grant application submission
The Committee is looking to recruit Panel members to support the Qualification Process.If you have any questions about the role of a Panel member please see the Procedural Manual contact Camila. Email: camilatorriani@gmail.
To apply to join the Panel, please complete the Expression of Interest form
Please remember that it will take a long period of preparation for the elections at the IBITA AGM 2021.
Again we want to invite all of you, to put your name or the name of a colleague for nomination. You will find the updated list of open posts below.
|Committee|| Number of
Executive Committee: Vice chairperson (a vacancy will be created if the current Vice Chair is elected to chairperson)
Member at large
|Appeals & Grievance Committee||1|
|Bobath Development committee||2|
|Instructor Training Committee||1|
|Qualification Committee / Europe||1|
We are happy to receive your declaration of interest or any questions.
Kind regards and stay well!
Cecilia, Koji, Heike
Finally, if you have any information for the next newsletter, please send it to me by 15th February 2021.