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Matter of Balance 2-Day Leader Training - Crox
Thu, Apr 27, 2017, 9:00 AM – Fri, Apr 28, 2017, 12:00 PM CDT
Matter of Balance is an award winning evidenced-based program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. Through classes participants learn to:
View falls and fear of falling as controllable
Set realistic goals for increasing activity
Change their environment to reduce fall risk factors
Engage in exercise to increase strength and balance
Matter of Balance curriculum is delivered by two trained leaders in eight, two hour sessions.
Therefore, it is highly recommended that each agency/site register at least two people. In order to be certified, leaders must successfully complete both days of training.
Coach (leader) Training Requirements:
Agree to coach two Matter of Balance classes within one year of certification
Attend coach training taught by the Master Trainer & a Matter of Balance Coach Certification