Date: Wed, May 19, 2021
Time: 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Quality participation is built from an athlete’s positive experiences in sport. Repeated and sustained exposure to quality experiences should contribute to lasting quality participation. Quality experience is built from six building blocks: belonging, autonomy, mastery, challenge, engagement, and meaning. In turn, these six building blocks must be supported with a proper foundation consisting of physical, program and social environments that are welcoming, accessible and supportive. Through this interactive workshop, attendees will 1. develop their understanding of quality participation in disability sport and its building blocks, 2. share practical strategies for creating a proper foundation to build quality experience, 3. formulate a personalized blueprint for creating quality experience, and 4. consider metrics of success.
Participants receive 1 NCCP PD Point
This webinar is for CTG Para Sport Pilot Program Mentors and Apprentices only. Anyone who is not part of the program will be removed from the session without notice.
Dr. Amy Latimer-Cheung Photo
Dr. Amy Latimer-Cheung (Kinesiology and Health Studies). Amy is a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair. Her research aims to encourage people to move more. Amy is particularly interested in increasing both quantity and quality of participation among people with a disability by creating positive activity experiences. Amy is the Research Lead of the Canadian Disability Participation Project (CDPP) Sport and Exercise Team. Passionate about translating her research into practice, Amy is a member of numerous national advisory groups including the National Parasport Collective, the Canadian Paralympic Committee Research Network, the Ontario Parasport Collective and the ParticipACTION Research Advisory Group. She also is the founding Chair of the ParticipACTION Disability Advisory and Research Team. Amy is the Executive Co-Director of Kingston Revved Up, an adapted exercise program for 200 people with a disability. From the soccer pitch to the swimming pool, recreational sport has always been central in Amy’s life
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