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2020 National Aquatic Therapy Conference – Live via Zoom November 12-14, 2020

November 12-14, 2020
National Aquatic Therapy Conference (formerly in Chicago, IL)
Live via Zoom – All Times are Central Standard Time

See Complete Course Schedule Below! – Click on Course Names for Course Descriptions/Objectives

Complete Conference Registration Fee (Includes your choice of courses for all days of the Conference)
ATRI Member – $895
Non-Member – $985

Pay-Per-Course Fees
Full-Day Course – $375
Half-Day Course – $199
(Please Note: Online Registration is not available for Pay-Per-Course. Please complete the registration (see below) and email to or call 866-462-2874.)

Click Here to View/Print Chicago Registration Brochure (see pages 2-4)

Not a 2020 Member Yet? – no worries, sign up for Membership now – it’s only $45!
2020 Membership is valid from Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2020, no matter when you sign up.

Click on Course Names Below for Full Descriptions:
Please NoteAll times are Central Standard Time. Every effort will be made by speakers to either demo pool portions or show video, however this may not always be possible. Breaks will be given during courses and you’ll see the course schedule is set up for a 1-hour lunch break each day.

Course Levels:
1000 = Entry Level, 2000 = Intermediate, 3000 = Advanced

Thursday, November 12, 2020
Thursday Full-Day Course (8:00 am-5:00 pm)
1200 – Intro. to Aquatic Therapy and Rehab – Ruth Sova, MS, ATRIC  8 credit hours

Thursday Half-Day Morning Courses (8:00 am-12:00 pm)
1624 – Unpredictable Command Technique – Donna Lewen, BA, ATRIC – 4 credit hours
3605 – Burdenko Method – Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC – 4 credit hours

Thursday Half-Day Afternoon Courses (1:00-5:00 pm)
2623 – Therapeutic Aqua Yoga – Camella Nair, Swami, C-IAYT – 4 credit hours
3606 – Loaded Movement Training – Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC – 4 credit hours

Friday, November 13, 2020
Friday Full-Day Course (8:00 am-4:00 pm)
3202 – Creating Functionally Independent Clients – Marty Biondi, PT, DPT, CSCS 7 credit hours

Friday Morning Courses (8:00-11:30 am)
2625 – Ai Chi for Ortho and Neuro – Ruth Sova, MS, ATRIC – 3.5 credit hours
3210 – Correcting Psoas and Gluteal Imbalance – Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC 3.5 credit hours

Friday • Nibble and Network • Ruth Sova (11:45 am -12:15 pm) This Event is included in your Registration Fee – Please Join Us!

Friday Afternoon Courses (12:30-4:00 pm)
2346 – Core for Low Back – Connie Jasinskas, MSc – 3.5 credit hours

Saturday, November 14, 2020
Saturday Morning Courses (8:00-11:00 am)
2232 – Balance Testing and Training – Marty Biondi, PT, DPT, CSCS  3 credit hours
3321 – Integrative Rehabilitation: Linking Land and Pool – Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC – 3 credit hours

Saturday • Short Keynote by Ruth Sova (11:15-11:45 am) This Event is included in your Registration Fee – Please Join Us!

Saturday Afternoon Courses (12:15-3:15 pm)
1305 – Aquatics for Your Feet – Christa Fairbrother, MA, ATRIC – 3 credit hours
2302 – Shoulder Pathology and Protocols – Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC  3 credit hours

Saturday Late Afternoon Course (3:30-4:30 pm)
1809 – ATRI Certification QuickPrep – Ruth Sova, MS, ATRIC – 1 credit hour

The ATRI Certification Exam is optional and may be taken online once you have completed 15 hours of education in Aquatic Therapy and Rehab
ATRI Certification Exam (separate fee, click at left for complete information)

The ATRI Certification is a 3-hour comprehensive exam that will test your ability to meet the Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation Industry Standards to practice. The exam is OPTIONAL, but you must have 15 hours of education in aquatic therapy and rehab before taking the exam. You may take the exam at any of our National Conferences or online anytime. Click Here for Complete Details on the ATRI Certification Exam.

ATRI Conference Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be sent in writing. Your registration fee may be transferred to another ATRI conference or you may transfer your registration to another person. A $50 fee paid by credit card is required for all transfers. Transfers are one-time and must be used within one year of the date of the conference from which you are transferring. If you are cancelling completely, you must cancel 30 days prior to the conference. Your registration fee, minus a $75 processing fee, will be refunded after the conference. There are no refunds for no-shows or for those not meeting the 30-day deadline.

COVID-19: If ATRI is forced to cancel an event due to COVID-19 concerns, the courses will be moved to Zoom depending on enrollment numbers. All registrations will be transferred to Zoom or you may transfer your registration to a future ATRI conference or ATRI Online Ed with no transfer fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations related to COVID-19.