Magic Therapy Workshop Info
The Therapeutic Use of Magic Tricks in Rehabilitation
Kevin Spencer is widely considered the leading authority on the therapeutic use of magic tricks in rehabilitation. He is a subject matter expert and Fulbright Specialist on arts integration for special populations for the U.S. Department of State, a research consultant for the School of Health Professions Occupational Therapy department and Institute of Arts in Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, an Approved Provider of Continuing Education for the American Occupational Therapy Association, and faculty in the department of education at Carlow University in Pittsburgh. He has earned a B.S. in Psychology, M.Ed. in Arts Integration, and is a PhD candidate in special education.
Spencer is the creator and founder of the Magic Therapy program and has provided professional training to therapists around the world. His work has been featured in numerous healthcare journals and he has collaborated on several award-winning international research projects that investigate the benefits of magic tricks in physical and psychosocial rehabilitation.
You can download the Instructor’s CV here (PDF).
Workshop Information Flyer
The Magic Therapy workshop empowers the therapist with a valuable new tool to motivate their clients to become more involved in their treatment. The workshop is a “hands-on, interactive learning experience” that provides techniques that can be used immediately with your clients.
Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes
Learning outcomes are evidenced through large and small group discussions and the ability to demonstrate and evaluate the activities that are taught during the workshop. The course objective is to provide therapists with an understanding and working knowledge of the benefits of magic tricks in client treatment. For specific course objectives and learning outcomes, please download the PDF.
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Course Evaluation Form
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All learners are required to complete and submit a Course Evaluation Form in order to meet the successful completion requirements.