Training course in the rules of care and rehabilitation for people with special needs


The health counselor for people with special needs is the person responsible for dealing with the personal, social and occupational difficulties that are caused by disability, including birth defects, illness, diseases, accidents or stress of daily life. He coordinates their physical and mental activities within care and treatment facilities, In addition to assessing their needs, preparing, designing and implementing rehabilitation programs that may include personal and professional consultations, training and employment.

 The British Academy for Training and Development offers a training course in the rules of care and rehabilitation for people with special needs and activities that limit the scale of the disability whatever its kind.

Objectives and target group

Who should attend? 

  • Employees in the Department of Health and Psychological Counseling within the care homes. 
  • Workers and teachers in schools for people with special needs. 
  • All who work in the medical, vocational and psychological rehabilitation of disabled patients. 
  • Directors of care homes for people with special needs. 


How attendees will benefit? 

After completion of the programme, delegates will be able to know: 

  • How to develop rehabilitation plans that suit the abilities of persons with special needs, in accordance with the levels of education, physical abilities and professional goals. 
  • The importance of consultation with doctors, psychologists, and other professionals to develop and implement patient rehabilitation programs. 
  • Identifying barriers to healthy patient rehabilitation and work with them to develop strategies to overcome these barriers. 
  • Ways of cooperating with families of patients with special needs to implement rehabilitation plans such as behavioral, residential, social and employment objectives. 
  • Develop, implement and evaluate individual and group recreation therapy programs which respond to identified needs, align with assessment results, and adhere to current best practices. 
  • Design leisure education programs and services for clients, families and other health care professionals to promote the personal, social, economic, and health related benefits of recreation therapy services. 
  • Research and analyze recreation therapy theories and practices to enhance professional efficacy and contribute to the development of the profession. 
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with clients, inter-professional teams and community service providers in the development and delivery of safe and effective recreation therapy services. 

Course Content

  • The importance of health guide for people with special needs. 
  • Objectives of the health counselor for people with special needs. 
  • Special concepts in qualification. 
  •  Types of rehabilitation for people with special needs. 
  • Factors contributing to the development of rehabilitation services. 
  •  Health rehabilitation programs. 
  • Basic Skills for Health Counselors Special Needs Section. 
  • Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Conflict resolution 
  • Communication strategies 
  • Writing reports and proposals 
  • Research in therapeutic entertainment 
  • The foundations of recreational therapy 
  • Model of entertainment capability 
  • Therapeutic Entertainment Services 
  • The therapeutic recreational accountability model 
  • Leisure, education and guidance 
  • Comprehensive leadership and program planning 
  • Introduction to entertainment / entertainment 
  • Entertainment therapy for disability and aging 
  • The foundations of recreational therapy 
  • Leisure / entertainment management 
  • Practical models, case studies and exercises. 
  • Practical training in special care centers for people with special needs. 

Course Date





Course Cost

Note / Price varies according to the selected city

Members NO. : 1
£3250 / Member

Members NO. : 2 - 3
£2600 / Member

Members NO. : + 3
£2112.5 / Member

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