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Adaptive Event Descriptions

Adaptive – AD 055 – Adaptive Movement Analysis Online Clinic

Description: The Adaptive Movement Analysis clinic is an online interactive web-based clinic. The clinic consists of weekly videoconferences for 1 – 1½ hours over four weeks. 6 hour credit.

In each class, we review skiing videos and discuss the skiing, teaching and technical skills that are evaluated against PSIA National Standards. Each week the clinic focuses on one Alpine Skiing discipline:
•Alpine skiing
•Cognitive/Visually Impaired skiing
•3 Track/4 Track/Slider skiing
•Bi/Mono Skiing

This clinic utilizes a web-hosted service for online video conferencing. Prior to each week’s class, you are given a link and a password for the online meeting. You can use either a desktop or mobile device to connect to the meeting and you can receive audio via computer or phone. The presentation and video are shown via sharing of the instructor’s desktop. Throughout each class, there are discussions and online questions to encourage participation. Note: You must be present for all four classes in order to receive PSIA credit.

 

 

Adaptive – AD 060 – Adaptive Alpine Cognitive Online Prep Clinic

Description: The Adaptive Alpine Cognitive Online Prep clinic is an online interactive web clinic. The clinic consists of weekly videoconferences for 1 – 1½ hours over four weeks. 6 hour credit.

In this clinic you learn:

  • Common cognitive and developmental disabilities you may encounter as an adaptive ski instructor.
  • Classes of medications commonly used by our guests with cognitive and developmental disabilities.
  • How to create a progressive lesson for our guests with cognitive and developmental disabilities.
  • Teaching models (such as Sensory Preferences, Teaching Styles, The Teaching Cycle and Multiple Intelligences) that may be used for instructing any guest.
  • How to incorporate Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and Guest-Centered Teaching concepts into your lessons to make them effective and satisfying for all of your guests.

In each class, we discuss the skiing, teaching and technical skills that are evaluated against PSIA National Standards. While this clinic is designed as a preparatory clinic for those taking their Level 1 & 2 Cognitive/Visually Impaired Exam, anyone who wants to enhance their Cognitive lessons can benefit from this clinic.

Format: This clinic utilizes a web-hosted service for online video conferencing. Prior to each week’s class, you are given a link and a password for the online meeting. You can use either a desktop or mobile device to connect to the meeting and you can receive audio via computer or phone. The presentation and video are shown via sharing of the instructor’s desktop. Throughout each class, there are discussions and online questions to encourage participation. Note: You must be present for all four classes in order to receive PSIA credit.

 

 

Adaptive – AD 230 – Adaptive Alpine Workshop and Functional Skiing Assessment

Description: The Adaptive Alpine Workshop clinic and Functional Skiing Assessment is designed as the first step in the Adaptive Alpine certification process. The two day clinic reviews the skiing skills needed to give a safe and effective adaptive alpine lesson. Participants have their skiing, teaching and technical skills evaluated against PSIA National Adaptive Alpine Standards and the PSIA National Adaptive Exam Supplement. Each participant receives a written evaluation at the end of the weekend.

The Functional Skiing Assessment will be scored at; Below Level I, Level I or Level II proficiency. Participant must score at least Level I in the Functional Skiing Assessment in order to participate in any of the Adaptive Alpine Exam Modules.

For more information please see: PSIA NATIONAL ADAPTIVE ALPINE STANDARDS and PSIA NATIONAL ADAPTIVE ALPINE EXAM SUPPLEMENT.

 

 

Adaptive – AD 180 – Adaptive Alpine Bi-Ski/Mono-Ski Module Written Exam

Description: The Written Exam may be taken online or at an event throughout the season or any other means approved by the Adaptive Education Administrator. It is an open-book exam that evaluates the teaching, technical and disability knowledge of the participant specific to bi-ski and mono-ski lessons. A passing score on the Written exam is required before a participant may take the On-the Hill Exam module.

 

Adaptive – AD 181 – Adaptive Alpine Bi-Ski/Mono-Ski Exam Module Workbook

Description: The workbook can be found under reference material on the Central Division web site or by clicking the link (include a link). The workbook is designed as a study guide for both the written exam and On-the-Hill exam. The filled out workbook must be presented to the Examiner at beginning of the On-the-Hill Exam. The workbook will be used by your Examiner as a reference of your technical knowledge understanding and may be reflected in your exam score.

 

Adaptive – AD 186 – Adaptive Alpine Bi-Ski/Mono-Ski Module On-the-Hill Exam

Description: This one-day exam evaluates the participants teaching, technical and disability knowledge specific to bi-ski and mono-ski lessons, up to skiing Level 6. Movement analysis skills are evaluated indoors with pre-recorded videos of bi-skiers and/or mono-skiers. Skiing skills as well as teaching, technical and disability knowledge are evaluated on the hill to ensure the participant can effectively and safely teach adaptive bi-ski and mono-ski lessons up to Level 6.

Participants may be certified in Bi-Ski/Mono-Ski Module at Level I or Level II proficiency.

 

 

Adaptive – AD 182 – Adaptive Alpine Cognitive Disabilities/Visually Impaired Module Written Exam

Description: The Written Exam may be taken online or at an event throughout the season or any other means approved by the Adaptive Education Administrator. It is an open-book exam that evaluates the teaching, technical and disability knowledge of the participant specific to lessons for people with cognitive disabilities and visual impairments. A passing score on the Written exam is required before a participant may take the On-the Hill Exam module. (include link to written exam on line)

 

 

Adaptive – AD 183 – Adaptive Alpine Cognitive Disabilities/Visually Impaired Module Workbook

Description: The workbook can be found under reference material on the Central Division web site or by clicking the link (include a link). The workbook is designed as a study guide for both the written exam and On-the-Hill exam. The filled out workbook must be presented to the Examiner at beginning of the On-the-Hill Exam. The workbook will be used by your Examiner as a reference of your technical knowledge understanding and may be reflected in your exam score. (include link to workbook on line)

Adaptive – AD 187 – Adaptive Alpine Cognitive Disabilities/Visually Impaired Module On-the-Hill Exam

Description: This one-day exam evaluates the participants teaching, technical and disability knowledge specific to lessons for people with cognitive disabilities and visual impairments, up to Skiing Level 6. Movement analysis skills are evaluated indoors with pre-recorded videos of skiers who have cognitive disabilities and/or visual impairments. Skiing skills as well as teaching, technical and disability knowledge are evaluated on the hill to ensure the participant can effectively and safely teach lessons for people with cognitive disabilities and visual impairments, up to Level 6.

Participants may be certified in cognitive disabilities and visual impairments Level I or Level II proficiency.

 

Adaptive – AD 184 – Adaptive Alpine 3-Track/4-Track Module Written Exam

Description: The Written Exam may be taken online or at an event throughout the season or any other means approved by the Adaptive Education Administrator. It is an open-book exam that evaluates the teaching, technical and disability knowledge of the participant specific to lessons for 3-track, 4-track. A passing score on the Written exam is required before a participant may take the On-the Hill Exam module.

 

 

Adaptive – AD 185 – Adaptive Alpine 3-Track/4-Track Module Workbook

Description: The workbook can be found under reference material on the Central Division web site or by clicking the link (include a link). The workbook is designed as a study guide for both the written exam and On-the-Hill exam. The filled out workbook must be presented to the Examiner at beginning of the On-the-Hill Exam. The workbook will be used by your Examiner as a reference of your technical knowledge understanding and may be reflected in your exam score.

 

Adaptive – AD 188 – Adaptive Alpine 3-Track/4-Track Module On-the-Hill Exam

Description: This one-day exam evaluates the participants teaching, technical and disability knowledge specific to lessons for 3-track, 4-track, up to Skiing Level 6. Movement analysis skills are evaluated indoors with pre-recorded videos of 3-track, 4-track. Skiing skills, as well as teaching, technical and disability knowledge, are evaluated on the hill to ensure the candidate can effectively and safely teach 3-track, 4-track, up to Level 6.

A participant may be Certified in 3-Track/4-Track at Level I or Level II proficiency.

 

 

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