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   Children's Physical Developmental Clinic

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For more than 43 years, Bridgewater State University (BSU) has sponsored the Children's Physical Developmental Clinic(CPDC), a nationally recognized academic program that fosters professional development, service learning, and leadership development. The CPDC affords students from all majors a challenging opportunity to volunteer as clinicians and work with children and youth with disabilities, ages 18 months to 18 years.
 
The aim of the clinic program is to improve the "total development" of children with disabilities by enhancing vital physical, motor, and aquatic skills and patterns. In addition, the program stresses the improvement of children's self-esteem by strengthening emotional-social aspects of their personalities through successful involvement in play, recreation, and sport activities.
 
Over one hundred students serve as clinicians and group leaders each semester, making the CPDC the largest student organization on campus. Over the years, BSU students have determined that the CPDC not only augments their professional preparation; but, upon graduation, is most critical to them when seeking employment and entrance to graduate school.
 
Fall 2018 Clinic Dates
 
September 22, 2018
September 29, 2018
October 13, 2018
October 20, 2018
October 27, 2018
November 3, 2018
November 10, 2018
November 17, 2018
 

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For Program Applications:

Please contact Sheila Campbell:
 
Children's Physical Developmental Clinic
Bridgewater State University
Kelly Gymnasium Rm. 107
Bridgewater, MA 02325
508.531.1776

Office Hours

M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm