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Articles for OT CEUs

Sleep: The Unconscious ADL

Caryn Shore-Genack, MS, OTR/L

July 20, 2016

Although “Rest and Sleep” are considered one of the 8 Occupations listed in the OTPF III, as well as a (Global) Mental Function under the category of Client Factors, our role in promoting sleep ...   Read More

Stepping UP to Stop Falls: Best Practice in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jane Painter-Patton, Ed.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

July 5, 2016

It takes a village to address falls and fear of falling among older adult’s living in skilled nursing facilities (SNF). Participants will gain a better understanding of the importance in identifying...   Read More

Occupational Therapy Program Development: An Overview of the Process and Structure

Anne MacRae, PhD, OTR/L, BCMH, FAOTA

July 5, 2016

This presentation addresses the need for occupational therapy programs in existing mental health programs as well as psychosocial programming for other settings, and explores the obstacles to such pro...   Read More

Occupational Therapy Program Delivery: Providing Varied, Enriched, and Effective Programs

Anne MacRae, PhD, OTR/L, BCMH, FAOTA

July 5, 2016

This presentation describes the current and future trends, as well as the organizational structure,of mental health service delivery as well as the congruence between occupational therapy and recovery...   Read More

Leading Change in OT

Julia M. Lindsey, MS, OTR/L

July 5, 2016

Thank you. I'm excited to be here and to talk about two of my very favorite things and that would be leadership and occupational therapy. Oh sorry. The objective today, you're going to be able...   Read More

Yoga After Stroke: Does It Work and How Can I Use It In My OT Practice?

Arlene Schmid, PhD, OTR

June 17, 2016

This will be a lecture regarding the research behind the benefits and feasibility of providing yoga to people with stroke. Specific yoga postures that are beneficial and feasible will be included.   Read More


Facilitating Participation for Parents with Disabilities

Amanda Acord-Vira, MOT, OTR/L, CBIS, Diana Davis, PhD, OTR/L

June 14, 2016

This presentation highlights the role of occupational therapists when addressing parenting as an occupation for individuals with disabilities. Through case study presentation presenters will introduce...   Read More


Telehealth Terminology, Evidence-Supported Clinical Applications, and Practice Considerations for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

Jana Cason, DHS, OTR/L, FAOTA

June 13, 2016

This webinar will provide an introduction to the use of telehealth in occupational therapy, including terminology, technologies, evidence-supported clinical applications, practice considerations, and...   Read More


Goal Setting and Treatment for Progressive Disorders

Amber L. Ward, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP/SMS

June 8, 2016

This presentation will focus on goal setting and treatments for those clients with progressive disorders for the OT and OTA. These clients do not have typical goals or treatments such as for those who...   Read More

The Americans with Disabilities Act and Occupational Therapy

Jane Dressler, JD, OTR/L

June 6, 2016

The presentation is designed to increase knowledge and understanding relevant to occupational therapy practitioners of the basic principles and core concepts in the Americans with Disabilities Act (19...   Read More

The Reflective OT: Looking Within to Improve Clinical Practice

Nicole Quint, Dr. OT, OTR/L

June 2, 2016

This course emphasizes reflective practices within occupational therapy including reflective listening, self-reflection, and use of meaningful feedback to promote improve service delivery. Reflective...   Read More

Pediatric Trauma-Induced Conditions: Occupational Therapy Intervention Across the Continuum of Care

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L

May 27, 2016

This 60-minute presentation will discuss common functional impairments resulting from pediatric trauma, including spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and burn injuries. Occupational therapy in...   Read More


Professional Applications of Animal Assisted Interventions

Melissa Winkle, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 24, 2016

Professional Applications of Animal Assisted Interventions has become an acceptable practice in occupational therapy. This workshop will describe current taxonomy and the range of implementation metho...   Read More


Leadership and Advocacy for the OTA

Amber L. Ward, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP/SMS

May 16, 2016

This presentation will focus on the strengths which the OTA brings to the profession, and how to develop those strengths into leadership and advocacy opportunities. We will focus on personal, local, s...   Read More

OT in Behavioral Health: Role and Referral in Home Health

Christine Helfrich, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 12, 2016

Using the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework III, the role of OT in Home Health with individuals with Behavioral Health issues will be discussed. Areas of assessment and occupational based interv...   Read More


Issues in Caregiving

Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 6, 2016

This webinar will review of the professional literature on caregiving (theory, types, roles, responsibilities, adjusting to change over time, outcomes). The presenter will offer insights into current...   Read More


Scleroderma- An Update

Janet Poole, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

May 2, 2016

Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) is an autoimmune connective tissue disease that affects the skin, internal organs and blood vessels. People with scleroderma often develop severe contractures in the h...   Read More

Introduction To Assessment And Treatment Of Eating Disorders

Julie Williams, LMFT

May 2, 2016

Increase your knowledge about eating disorders including ways to distinguish between different diagnoses. Be aware of mental health and social impacts of these disorders as well as interventions you c...   Read More


Sensory-Enhanced Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy

Mary Rebekah Trucks, OTR/L, Dory Ainsworth Wallace, MS, OTR/L

April 28, 2016

The instructors provide a detailed description of a sensory enhanced approach to the ACQUIREc signature form of Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (P-CIMT). Details include standardized tes...   Read More


Occupational Therapy and Concussion

Jaclyn Stephens, PhD, MS, OTR/L, CBIS

April 24, 2016

This course will discuss the prevalence, causes, and sequelae of concussion across all age groups. This course will define the role of occupational therapy in both assessment and treatment of concussi...   Read More