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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

 


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


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

 


Errorless Learning: Skills and Knowledge to Address Cognitive Impairment

Jessica Crowe, OTD, OTR/L

April 18, 2016

This presentation will provide knowledge and skills to use errorless learning for clients with cognitive impairment to promote improved occupational therapy outcomes.   Read More

 


Noninvasive Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Post-Stroke Neglect

Heather T. Peters, MOT, OTR/L

April 13, 2016

tDCS and TMS are two types of noninvasive brain stimulation that cause upregulation or inhibition of targeted cortical structures. Our presentation will cover tDCS and TMS mechanisms and their applica...   Read More

 


Ethics in Occupational Therapy Fieldwork

Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

April 11, 2016

Occupational Therapy is a hands-on profession and classroom learning is truly refined during fieldwork experiences. It is important that students have high quality fieldwork experiences to help the...   Read More


Meeting the Driving and Community Mobility Needs of Older Adults

Wendy Stav, Ph.D., OTR/L, SCDCM, FAOTA

April 5, 2016

This session reviews the occupation of driving and community mobility among older adults who are experiencing the health effects of aging and age-related illnesses. The roles, responsibilities, and pr...   Read More

  


The Wounded Warrior and the Art of Independence

Erik Johnson, MS, MAJ/SP/USA, OT

March 21, 2016

This session will discuss occupation based treatment strategies for patients who have sustained injuries from combat operations with a resulting complex polytrauma. Included will be discussion on curr...   Read More


Motor-vation- Using an Evidence-based Motor Program to Support Fine and Visual Motor Development in Kindergarten

Shaunna Kelder, DrOT, OTR/L

March 21, 2016

This webinar will provide evidence and rational supporting the development and use of an OT motor program. This practice approach allows a school-based occupational therapist the opportunity to provid...   Read More

 


Introduction to the Therapeutic Use of Yoga

Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500

March 16, 2016

This course provides an introduction to the philosophical foundations of yoga, yoga therapy and the relationship between occupational therapy and yoga therapy. An exploration of the benefits of yoga a...   Read More

 


Mental Health Services for Transitional Aged Youth (TAY): The Culture, The Practice, and The Role of Occupational Therapy

Michelle Burlyga, MS, OTR/L

March 11, 2016

This presentation will provide knowledge of the current adolescent culture within behavioral health programs and the primary TAY services provided, as well as explain the unique and developing role of...   Read More

  


Mental Health of Children: Psychosocial Occupational Therapy for Pediatric Populations

William Lambert, MS, OTR/L

March 8, 2016

An overview of occupational therapy practice with children who are experiencing mental health problems affecting their ability to function will be presented. Common diagnoses and psychosocial stressor...   Read More

  


Occupational Therapy's Role in Preventing Hospital Readmissions Throughout the Continuum of Care

March 7, 2016

This presentation will highlight current healthcare initiatives related to hospital readmissions and the role OT practitioners can play in preventing hospital readmissions.   Read More


Mental Health in Occupational Therapy: An Overview

Elizabeth Cara, Ph.D., OTR/L, MFC

March 3, 2016

A general overview of the current mental health system in which OTs work and the difference between knowledge of psychosocial strategies in general for all clients and strategies for clients in mental...   Read More

 


Mental Health and Older Adults-Psychosocial OT Approaches in a General Treatment Setting

Jane Dressler, JD, OTR/L

March 3, 2016

The presentation is geared for OT practitioners who work with older adults with mental health conditions including dementia. Strategies and interventions will be discussed that will decrease challengi...   Read More

  


Mental Health Practices and Programs: Occupational Therapy Service Delivery within a Recovery Perspective

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

March 3, 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