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Raising Early Awareness: Early Detection of Psychosis Symptoms in Adolescents - A PIER Model Review

Michelle Burlyga, MS, OTR/L

January 5, 2017

As follow up from the previous course “Promoting Early Intervention in Mental Health,” this course will focus specifically on the progression and current innovative work of early detection for pro...   Read More


Dementia Management: Evidence-Based Interventions to Reduce Unwanted Behaviors

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

December 27, 2016

OTs can apply evidence-based interventions to improve dementia care. This session reviews the etiology of common behaviors. Cognitive-emotion, multi-sensory, animal-assisted, and exercise intervention...   Read More


Theory of Occupational Adaptation: Making Connections between Theory, Practice and Research

Lorrie George-Paschal, PhD, OTR/L

December 13, 2016

The presentation will increase participants’ knowledge of OA, introduce instruments to guide practice based on OA, and present results for an OA mentoring program for adolescents assigned to a juven...   Read More


Abilities Based Approaches to Treatment of Persons with Dementia: Part 2

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

December 12, 2016

This course will provide guidance on best practice for the treatment of persons with dementia including review of evidenced based approaches. Additionally, this course will describe methods for interv...   Read More


The Impact of Mindfulness-Based Interventions on Pain, Mental Health, and Well-Being

Cindee Quake-Rapp, PhD, OTR/L

December 5, 2016

This presentation will identify the neural mechanisms supporting mindfulness-based interventions for pain relief, stress reduction, and general well-being, and the overall impact on mental health.   Read More


Upper Extremity Custom Orthotics - Part 2

Vanessa Roberts, MS, OTR/L, CHT, CPAM

December 1, 2016

This 2-part series will address basic information for creating and modifying custom thermoplastic orthotics for the upper extremity. Education learned from this series will be beneficial to those work...   Read More


Like a River; An Introduction to the Kawa (River) Model

Michael Iwama, PhD, MSc, BScOT, BSc

November 28, 2016

This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview to the newest substantial Model of Occupational Therapy. Directed to Students, Clinicians and Educators; the structure, concepts and principles...   Read More


Service Delivery: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

November 17, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Service Delivery. This module will cover the content are...   Read More


Legislation: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

November 17, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Legislation. This module will cover the content area inc...   Read More


Upper Extremity Custom Orthotics - Part 1

Vanessa Roberts, MS, OTR/L, CHT, CPAM

November 16, 2016

So today's presentation is on upper extremity custom orthoses or orthotics, depending on how we're referring to them and we will go over that in a minute. And the intention here is that we all...   Read More


Abilities Based Approaches to Assessment of Persons with Dementia

November 14, 2016

This course will provide guidance on best practice for assessment of persons with dementia including methods for evaluation of cognitive function and the environment. Additionally, this course will de...   Read More


Making Sense of Meltdowns: How to Identify and Intervene for Children with Sensory Based Disruptive Behaviors

Nicole Quint, Dr. OT, OTR/L

November 11, 2016

This course emphasizes how to incorporate sensory strategies for self-regulation in school-based therapy, clinic-based services, and home health services to promote participation and performance in va...   Read More


Re-spawn: Optimizing Therapeutic Potential Through the Healing Power of Video Games

Erik Johnson, MS, OT

November 7, 2016

Despite widespread availability, therapists are often hesitant to utilize commercially available video games in clinical practice. This presentation is designed to educate clinicians on effective, evi...   Read More

  


Autism & Safety: Keeping Individuals with Autism Safe in Their Homes and Communities

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

November 3, 2016

The following presentation guides the participant through tips on how to prevent elopement in individuals with autism, along with how to create a plan if a child wanders from a safe place.   Read More


Early Intervention, A Fine Motor Review

Marina Calarco, MS, OTR/L

November 2, 2016

This introductory course will help occupational therapists entering into early intervention or those who are new to early intervention with an understanding of fine motor skills as it relates to the 0...   Read More


The Way You Do The Things You Do: Occupational Therapy and Malpractice

Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA

October 27, 2016

This session defines malpractice, and reviews the basics of the law of malpractice and how it applies to occupational therapy practice. It also provides practical tips to avoid malpractice in occupati...   Read More


Get Paid to Travel: What You Need To Know To Get Started As A Traveling Occupational Therapist

Laura Latimer, MOT

October 24, 2016

This course will take you step-by-step through what you need to know to get started as a traveling occupational therapist. Learn if you are a great fit, how the industry works, how to find a trustwort...   Read More


The Role of OT with Performing Arts Medicine

Rebecca Barton, DHS, OTR, FAOTA

October 18, 2016

The purpose of this presentation is to familiarize the participant with common issues associated with being a musician and how injury, illness, or other issues specifically impacts musical occupationa...   Read More


Recreational Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 16, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Recreational Technologies. This module will cover the co...   Read More

  


Sensory Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 13, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Sensory Technologies. This module will cover the content...   Read More