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
29 - 30 April 2023
Neuro-Rehab Allied Health Network, Deer Park, VIC
The role of the Hip and Pelvis in Gait https://nrah.com.au/courses
27 - 28 May 2023
Geelong, Victoria
Hands and feet APA Vic Branch
27 - 28 May 2023
MyTurn Rehabilitation, Brisbane
Upper limb maddy.grimes@myturn.com.au
1 - 2 July 2023
Uni of SA, Adelaide
Gait TBA
21 - 22 Oct 2023
Mt Waverley, Melbourne
Stepping and Walking APA Vic Branch

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
3 - 6 February 2023
10 - 13 February 2023
11 - 14 March 2023
22 - 24 April 2023
NRAH Deer Park, Melbourne
7 - 18 April 2023
7 - 11 July 2023
NeuroRehab Group, Melbourne
Katie Davies
30 August - 3 September 2023
6 - 10 September 2023
22 - 26 November 2023
Peter James Centre, Burwood East, VIC

Advanced Bobath Courses

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

Dates / Location Theme Contact
17 – 19 March 2023
24 – 26 March 2023
St Georges Hospital, Kew, Melbourne
Connecting the diagonals for locomotion sophie.muir@svha.org.au
3 – 5 June 2023
10 – 11 June 2023
NRAH Melbourne
Sensory system https://nrah.com.au/courses
20 – 25 October 2023
TBA madhavi.rangaiah@health.wa.gov.au