Australian Bobath Training Association

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The following are the current upcoming courses in the Bobath concept. Further courses, including Advanced courses are being planned, so check back regularly.

PLEASE NOTE: Any queries re course enrolment should go through the given course contact. ABTA places all confirmed courses on the website, unless the course is internal to a particular health service.

For APA co-ordinated courses please see their Web site for a full list and online registration.

"What is Normal Movement?” Courses

These are open to all qualified physiotherapists, occupational therapists. Some courses may be OT or PT specific. Contact convener for further details.

Please note: All "What is Normal Movement" courses have a particular theme. Any of the themes qualify as a prerequisite for the Basic Bobath Course.

Dates / Location Theme Contact
24 - 25 Februrary 2024
NeuroRehab Allied Health Network, Deer Park
Locomotion https://nrah.com.au/courses

Basic Bobath Courses

Prerequisite: Completion of “What is Normal Movement?” course.

Wherever feasible, the courses will now be run in two parts – two weeks, then a final week 2-3 months later.
NB: There is a single case design or essay component to be completed between 2nd and 3rd week of the course.

Dates Location Contact
16 - 19 November 2023
23 - 26 November 2023
8 - 11 February 2024
16 - 18 February 2024
St George's, Kew, Vic
13 - 17 March 2024
20 - 24 March 2024
19 - 23 June 2024
Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth
25 - 28 April 2024
3 - 6 May 2024
21 - 24 June 2024
19 - 21 July 2024
NRAH, Deer Park Melbourne

Advanced Bobath Courses

Prerequisite: 6 months clinical experience following completion of IBITA recognized Basic Bobath Course.

Dates / Location Theme Contact
9 – 11 March 2024
16 – 17 March 2024
Sunshine Hospital, Melbourne
Early and/or Severe Patient Jane Tillyard & Allison Luscombe neurophysio@wh.org.au
23 Nov – 1 Dec 2024
NRAH, Deer Park Melbourne
TBC nrah.com.au/courses