Training Working Group

ISWP's Training Working Group is working to ensure people in need of wheelchairs are provided with properly fitted chairs through competent training, testing and delivery.  The Working Group promotes dissemination and rollout of World Health Organization (WHO) Wheelchair Service Training Packages, including Basic, Intermediate, and Managers and Stakeholders.  The group also supports capacity building of wheelchair services and monitoring of personnel within the services to meet WHO guidelines. Working Group members include doctors, trainers, wheelchair technicians, university professors, consultants, and others who are experienced in wheelchair training and provision.

Three subcommittees comprise the Working Group:

Competency Testing:  Develop an Intermediate test to supplement the WSTP-Intermediate training package and consider testing for services and training institutions. 

Hybrid, Blended Learning Course:  Develop a combination in-person and online course, starting with WSTP-Basic, to facilitate learning, reduce the number of in-person training days and reduce training costs. 

Integration:  Integrate wheelchair provisioning into professional level undergraduate, mid-level and grassroots training curricula.

 

Member List

Name Organization
Dave Calver UCP Wheels
Barbara Crane University of Hartford
Sue Eitel Eitel Global
Eliana Ferretti Federal University of Sao Paulo (UNIFESP)
Lauren Flaherty Motivation Australia
Ritu Ghosh Mobility India
Mary Goldberg University of Pittsburgh
Dietlind Gretschel Western Cape Rehab Centre
Chapal Khasnabis WHO
R. Lee Kirby Dallhousie University
Tamsin Langford -- Chair Motivation UK
Xavier Lemire Handicap International
Longini Mtalo TATCOT
Abdullah Munish Motivation Africa
Jamie Noon Consultant
Elsje Scheffler DARE Consult
Samantha Shann Northumbria University
Catherine Sykes World Confederation for Physical Therapy
Judith van der Veen CBM SA
Eric Wunderlich Latter-day Saint Charities
   

 

Meeting Recaps

Training Working Group, February 23, 2017 -- Size: 208KB

Training Working Group, January 25, 2017 -- Size: 208KB

Training Working Group, November 23, 2016 -- Size: 352KB

Training Working Group, July 27, 2016 -- Size: 375KB

Training Working Group, February 24, 2016 -- Size: 261KB

Training Working Group, September 21, 2015 -- Size: 264KB

Training Working Group, September 8, 2015 -- Size: 320KB

Training Working Group, September 2, 2015 -- Size: 250KB

Training Working Group, July 15, 2015 -- Size: 307KB

Training Working Group, June 3, 2015 -- Size: 287KB

Training Working Group, April 29, 2015 -- Size: 258KB

Training Working Group, April 15, 2015 -- Size: 337KB

 

Training Working Group - Hybrid Sub-Committee, January 18, 2017 -- Size: 634KB

Training Working Group - Hybrid Sub-Committee, November 16, 2016 -- Size: 634KB

Training Working Group - Hybrid Sub-Committee, July 20, 2016 -- Size: 431KB

Training Working Group - Hybrid Sub-Committee, March 23, 2016 -- Size: 233KB

Training Working Group - Hybrid Sub-Committee, February 17, 2016 -- Size: 203KB

Training Working Group - Hybrid Sub-Committee, January 20, 2016 -- Size: 213KB

Training Working Group - Hybrid Sub-Committee, December 8, 2015 -- Size: 186KB

Training Working Group - Hybrid Sub-Committee, October 13, 2015 -- Size: 165KB

Training Working Group - Hybrid Sub-Committee, August 5, 2015 -- Size: 149KB

Training Working Group - Hybrid Sub-Committee, July 7, 2015 -- Size: 205KB

 

Training Working Group - Integration Sub-Committee, February 23, 2017 -- Size: 147KB

Training Working Group - Integration Sub-Committee, January 11, 2017 -- Size: 535KB

Training Working Group - Integration Sub-Committee, December 14, 2016 -- Size: 535KB

Training Working Group - Integration Sub-Committee, October 19, 2016 -- Size: 610KB

Training Working Group - Integration Sub-Committee, September 14, 2016 -- Size: 621KB

Training Working Group - Integration Sub-Committee, August 10, 2016 -- Size: 598KB

Training Working Group - Integration Sub-Committee, March 9, 2016 -- Size: 265KB

Training Working Group - Integration Sub-Committee, December 3, 2015 -- Size: 179KB

Training Working Group - Integration Sub-Committee, June 24, 2015 -- Size: 181KB

Training Working Group - Integration Sub-Committee, June 3, 2015 -- 192KB

 

Training Working Group - Testing Sub-Committee, March 12, 2017 -- Size: 263KB

Training Working Group - Testing Sub-Committee, February 1, 2017 -- Size: 222KB

Training Working Group - Testing Sub-Committee, November 2, 2016 -- Size: 428KB

Training Working Group - Testing Sub-Committee, February 3, 2016 -- Size: 174KB

Training Working Group - Testing Sub-Committee, December 2, 2015 -- Size: 181KB

Training Working Group - Testing Sub-Committee, November 4, 2015 -- 191KB

Training Working Group - Testing Sub-Committee, July 12, 2015 -- Size: 175KB

Training Working Group - Testing Sub-Committee, July 8, 2015 -- Size: 189KB