QST-2a: Down Syndrome Therapist Certification

Dates: Course is offered on an ongoing basis
Cost: $150

 Prerequisites

Course Description

This course provides training in the QST Down Syndrome protocol. The protocol can be implemented either via a parent-training model, or via a parent training and therapist treatment model. The course will review the research on the QST Down syndrome massage protocol, instruct participants in the protocol, and provide information about how to guide parents through the intervention. In addition, participants will be introduced to our more comprehensive home program for young children with Down syndrome. The program is summarized for parents in our parent manual and DVD The Little Chinese Medicine Book for Children with Down Syndrome and is available in our website store.

Continuing Education Hours

Students completing the workshop will receive a certificate of attendance documenting the hours.

QST-1: Course Timeline

DATE
EVENT/ACTIVITY
Week 1
Learn the DS Protocol
Understanding Speech Delay in Downs
​Optimizing Diet 
Week 2
Stress Management for Children with DS
Optimizing the Daily Routine
Week 3
Practical Exam
Graduation!

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Qigong Sensory Training Institute (QSTI) is a nonprofit organization that developed and teaches Qigong Sensory Treatment (QST) to parents and professionals. We are the only source in the world that teaches QST, and only organizations and individuals certified by us are qualified to teach and treat. See the list of QST Certified Trainers here.