- THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER DEVELOPMENT OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM IN THE FIRST TWO YEARS OF LIFE.
- INFLUENCES ON GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT THAT CAN INHIBIT THE PROPER DEVELOPMENT OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
- WHICH SYSTEMS PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN THE OPTIMAL NEUROLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTAL FOUNDATION THAT ARE PARAMOUNT TO THE PROPER FUTURE INTEGRATION AND PROCESSING.
- THE TYPICAL TRAJECTORY OF DEVELOPMENT WITH AN EMPHASIS ON LEARNING, CONNECTION, AND BEHAVIOR IN UNALTERED DEVELOPMENTAL PATTERNS.
DEFLECTIVE PROCESSING AND DEVELOPMENTAL PATTERNS AND HOW THEY ARE OBSERVED AND MEASURED IN AN OFFICE SETTING, AND ON A CLINICAL EXAM.
- CONSIDERATIONS FOR EXAMS AND RE-EXAMINATIONS INCORPORATING INDICATORS OF SUBLUXATION AND ALSO FUNCTIONAL DEVELOPMENTAL PATTERNS.
- PRACTICAL CLINICAL AND OBSERVATIONAL SKILLS WILL BE TAUGHT THROUGHOUT THE COURSE.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Dr. Martin Rosen
Since graduating Life Chiropractic College as a summa cum laude graduate in 1981, Dr. Martin Rosen has built his career on the foundations of authenticity, mastering his chiropractic skills, and a commitment to excellence.
Working together with his wife, Nancy Watson, D.C., their practice has had a reputation for patient centered care since its inception in 1982. They specialize in pediatric, family and wellness centered chiropractic care. They have two daughters, Emily Rosen and Erin Rosen, DC
Holding advanced proficiency in the Sacro Occipital Technique ® (SOT ®), Dr. Rosen is the author of his comprehensive book “Pediatric Chiropractic Care” he has also written the only Pediatric Participant Guide for SOT, The Pediatric SOT Spinal and Cranial Adjusting Manuals, a chapter on SOT in the 2nd and 3rd Editions of Chiropractic Pediatrics and has been intimately involved in the rewriting of numerous texts on SOT, Cranial adjusting, and Soft Tissue Reflex Manipulation. Along with his wife Dr. Watson they have written their first book for public consumption, “It’s All in the Head’. This book was written to empower parents and other health care professionals to see the telltale signs of cranial/facial structural and functional issues that can not only affect children’s health but inhibit the attainment of their true potential.
Dr. Rosen’s skill set is based on both decades of education and experience. Since 1979 he has harnessed this knowledge and codified it through his 40 years of teaching thousands of chiropractors and chiropractic students. His educational endeavors include a variety of formats including hands on workshops and seminars, guest lectures, instructional videos, written books and articles, published research papers and one on one interviews.
Recently, with his wife Dr. Nancy Watson they have founded the Peak Potential Institute, dedicated to offering programs to the chiropractic profession to improve their technical excellence. Through this program they offer premier hands-on and online seminars to the chiropractic profession. Their outreach with these programs spans six continents.
Highly respected in his field, Dr. Rosen is a certified SOT®, SORSI, and SOTO-USA instructor, practitioner and craniopath as well as President Emeritus of the SORSI Research Board and SOTO-USA. He is a past instructor for the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA), on the post graduate faculty of several chiropractic colleges, and was a consulting member of the Committee for Chiropractic Practice.
Dr. Amy Spoelstra
Dr. Amy and her husband David live in Coeur d’Alene with their beautiful daughter Meela and chocolate lab Izzy. They opened Spoelstra Family Chiropractic in April of 2008 after moving from South Carolina where Dr. Amy graduated cum laude from Sherman College of Chiropractic. Dr. Amy is the founder of the FOCUS program and opened the doors to the program in 2011 in the Coeur d’ Alene office. She now teaches chiropractors, educators and other medical professionals around the country and internationally about Neuro-Deflective Disorders ™ and the FOCUS approach to comprehensive patient care for children and adults with behavioral, learning, socialization and developmental challenges. She is the founder of the Brain Blossom Program ™ and FOCUS Academy ™ for continued education for certified FOCUS practitioners.
Dr. Amy and her family love to travel and experience new cultures! Her favorite things are exploring new places with her family, learning about different cultures and people, yoga, a good cup of coffee and to study….seriously….she loves to study!
Dr. Amy has extensive post-doctoral training in pediatric chiropractic and has contributed to the Practice-Based Research Network with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. She has developed a research branch of the FOCUS Academy and has published research on the topics of chiropractic and its impact on development.