The next English-language ICF workshop that will take place on Monday and Tuesday, 2-3 October 2017 at the Swiss Paraplegic Research (SPF) located in the Guido A. Zäch Institute in Nottwil, Switzerland - on beautiful Lake Sempach about 20 minutes from Lucerne.
This two-day interactive training comprises of lectures and exercises (single and group work) that provides the basics of the ICF for participants, with no or little knowledge of the ICF. It also provides participants who already have experience with the ICF, the opportunity to deepen their knowledge about the ICF, insight in potential practical application of the ICF, opportunity for networking and structured workshop materials that can be used for training others. Each participant will also receive a certificate of participation.
Since workshop participants may have varying levels of ICF knowledge, the workshop covers a range of topics. Day 1 of the workshop focuses on the basics and day 2 covers specific modules like:
- the linking methodology
- ICF in rehab management
- joint use ICF with other classifications
- real-life examples
- and depending on the participants, disability evaluation, ICF in research, etc...
The workshop fee (including 2 nights hotel accommodations with breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks and all workshop material) is approx. EUR 785 / CHF 850 depending on the number of hotel nights required.
If this workshop sparks your interest and you would like to participate, please complete the registration form (click here) and email it to Melissa Selb, ICF Research Branch Coordinator, at the latest Monday, 28 August 2017. If a visa is required to enter Switzerland, we require a confirmation of the visa approval to be sent to us by Monday, 18 September 2017.
Participants who require a letter of invitation as mandated by his/her institution/organization or for visa purposes, please indicate this on the registration form (click here) under "comments". NOTE: Kindly allow enough time for the application/visa processing.
Enhancing continuous quality improvement and supported clinical decision-making by standardised reporting of functioning
For more information, go to http://www.nfp74.ch/en/projects/healthcare-across-sectors/project-prodinger or contact Dr. Birgit Prodinger, .
The next available German-language ICF workshop will take place on Monday/Tuesday, 5-6 March 2018 at the Research Unit for Biopsychosocial Health, Chair for Public Health and Health Services Research at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich, Germany. The ICF workshop from 30 November - 1 December 2017 is already full, thus no new registrations are being accepted.
The one and a half day training workshop will cover a wide range of topics and comprises a basic module as well as specific modules.
Day 1: Basic module – 8 trainings sessions
Day 2: Advanced modules (optional) – 4 training sessions
Further information about the workshops as well as the registration form can be found here: http://ihrs.ibe.med.uni-muenchen.de/veranstaltungen/icf_schulung1/index.html.
- Beyond diagnosis: The core sets for persons with schizophrenia based on WHO's ICF
- The development of an ICF-based clinical guideline and screening tool for the standardized assessment and evaluation of functioning after head and neck cancer treatment
- The Comprehensive ICF Core Set for head and neck cancer: A Delphi consensus survey among German-speaking speech and language therapists
- Toward an ICF clinical data collection tool: the Italian experience of developing simple, intuitive descriptions of the Rehabilitation Set categories
- Optimizing health system response to patient's needs: An argument for the importance of functioning information