FallProof Balance and Mobility Specialist Instructor Certification (FallProof)

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Get the specialized knowledge and skills needed to lead effective balance and mobility programs. The FallProof™ Balance and Mobility Specialist Instructor Certificate Program is designed to provide physical activity instructors and health care professionals with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to implement an evidence-based balance and mobility training program for older adults at moderate-to-high risk for falls in community and residential care settings. First of its Kind Cer... more less
Websitehhd.fullerton.edu/csa/FallProof/index.htm#first_entry
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Center for Successful Aging - FallProof: 800 N. State College Blvd., KHS-011C
Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone Number657-278-8043

Certification/Training Types

DescriptionLevel 1 Program: On-line program only, includes self-paced on-line course. Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. Completion of level 1 does not include Instructor Certification. This is an intensive, evidence-based course, taking up to 100 hours of work to complete the on-line coursework. You will be provided with a recommended schedule to follow for completing the course and you will receive periodic e-mail reminders, but ultimately it is up to you to manage your time to complete the course.
Course Material Price $500.00 Note: Books must be purchased separate
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Included in course price
Exam Delivery Method Online
Practical Exam RequiredNo
PrerequisiteSee FallProof website for eligibility requirements
Renewal PeriodNo renewal period
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
CategoryGroup Fitness, Personal Trainer, Special Populations
DescriptionLevel 2 Program: On-line program, AND three-day practical skills workshop INCLUDING certification examination. This is an intensive, evidence-based course, taking up to 100 hours of work to complete the on-line coursework. Upon successful completion of the on-line course and practical skills workshop, you will receive a certificate of completion and an Instructor Certification card to teach FallProof™ Balance and Mobility classes, valid for two (2) years. Three-day practical competency workshops and exams are held at California State University, Fullerton in February, July and September, and at other specialty locations as listed on the FallProof website.
Course Material Price $800.00 Note: Books must be purchased separate
Exam Price $0.00 Note: Included in course price
Exam Delivery Method Online, In Person Note: Must complete on-line coursework to participate in practical skills workshop for certification
Practical Exam RequiredYes
PrerequisiteSee FallProof website for eligibility requirements
Renewal Period2 years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC
CategoryGroup Fitness, Personal Trainer, Special Populations

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Anonymous
On Sep 07, 2012
Hello Penelope, I am an instructor. I differently encourage you to become Fallproof Certified. Several participants in my classes see how this approach to exercise and fall prevention helps them.
Good Luck
Kathy Bowman Fallproof instructor and A.C.E. Personal Trainer
Penelope Evensen
On May 21, 2012
has anybody recently taken this certification class. I am an RN and recently took on a job doing a Balance Movement and Falls Prevention Class at a local Senior Friendship Center. I have 40 years nursing experience in Geriatrics and Rehab but am interested in taking more classes r\t this subject without it running into a huge amount of money since I am semi retired and taking care of an elderly father as well. Would appreciate any info.
FallProof Balance and Mobility Specialist Instructor Certification (FallProof) Response on Jun 04, 2012:
Hello Penelope,The FallProof™ Balance and Mobility program utilizes a multidimensional approach to the assessment and treatment of balance-related problems. This theory-driven program has proven to be effective in reducing fall risk among older adults identified at moderate-to-high risk for falls. The overarching goal of the group-based FallProof™ Balance and Mobility program is to promote functional independence by ameliorating or modifying the risk factors that contribute to height... more less

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