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ICF Workshop (in English) 28-29 April 2020 - CANCELLED

The next English-language ICF workshop scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, 28-29 April 2020 at the Swiss Paraplegic Research (SPF) has now been cancelled due to the current corona-virus situation all of the world. Dates for the next ICF workshop will be posted in due time.

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If you would like additional information about the ICF Workshop, please contact Melissa Selb, ICF Research Branch Coordinator at .

Next available German-language ICF Workshops

The next available German-language ICF workshop will take place on 22-23 June 2020 at the Research Unit for Biopsychosocial Health, Chair for Public Health and Health Services Research at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich, Germany. The one and a half day training workshop will cover a wide range of topics and comprises a basic module as well as specific modules.

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Day 1: Basic module – 8 trainings sessions
Day 2: Advanced modules (optional) – 4 training sessions

Further information about the workshops as well as the registration form can be found here: http://ihrs.ibe.med.uni-muenchen.de/veranstaltungen/icf_schulung1/index.html.

Next ICF Workshop (in English) 28-29 April 2020

The next English-language ICF workshop will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, 28-29 April 2020 at the Swiss Paraplegic Research (SPF) located in the Guido A. Zäch Institute in Nottwil, Switzerland - on beautiful Lake Sempach about 20 minutes from Lucerne.

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This two-day interactive training comprises of lectures and exercises (single and group work) that provides the basics of the ICF for participants, with no or little knowledge of the ICF. It also provides participants who already have experience with the ICF, the opportunity to deepen their knowledge about the ICF, insight in potential practical application of the ICF, opportunity for networking and structured workshop materials. Each participant will also receive a certificate of participation.

Since workshop participants may have varying levels of ICF knowledge, the workshop covers a range of topics. Day 1 of the workshop focuses on the basics and day 2 covers specific modules like:

  • the linking methodology
  • ICF in rehabilitation management
  • real-life examples
  • and depending on the participants other topics, like ICF in research, etc...

Click here for the preliminary schedule.

The workshop fee (including lunch, coffee breaks and all workshop material) is EUR 540 / CHF 580.
We can book hotel accommodations at a discounted rate of EUR 186/CHF 200 for 2 nights from 27-29 April at single use (limited number of rooms, available only for a limited time). The hotel, Sempachersee Hotel is located on the Swiss Paraplegic Group campus where the workshop will take place.

If this workshop sparks your interest and you would like to participate, please complete the registration form (click here) and email it to the ICF Research Branch Coordinator (), at the latest Friday, 6 March 2020.

If a visa is required to enter Switzerland, we require a confirmation of the visa approval to be sent to us by Friday, 3 April 2020.

Participants who require a letter of invitation as mandated by his/her institution/organization or for visa purposes, please indicate this on the registration form (click here) under "comments". NOTE: Kindly allow enough time for the application/visa processing.

If you would like additional information about the ICF Workshop, please contact Melissa Selb, ICF Research Branch Coordinator at .

The Branch Newsletter as an Online Newsletter

Reflective of our time, the ICF Research Branch Newsletter - referred to from now on as the Branch Newsletter - will be published as an online newsletter rather than paper-based or as a PDF. The Branch Newsletter can be read directly on the ICF Research Branch website www.icf-research-branch.org, and individual articles can be printed. An email notification that a new edition of the Branch Newsletter is available will be sent to those who have subscribed to the Branch Newsletter by completing the form here.

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