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Nature As Co-Therapist Podcast

Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, EDAC, FAOTA, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

February 15, 2024

The evidence overwhelmingly supports the positive role of nature in health and well-being. In this course, attendees will learn about nature-based therapy and its application to clinical practice acro...   Read More

    


An Overview Of Sleep Disturbances: A Practical Approach For Occupational Therapy Practitioners

Cynthia Hoskins, DBH, MOT, OTR/L, CCTS-I

February 7, 2024

A general overview of the prevalence of sleep disturbances, a breakdown of the sleep cycle and stages, and the impact of poor sleep quality on different areas of occupation are covered in this course....   Read More

 


Evidence-Based Approaches: A Pediatric Perspective Of The Occupation Of Sleep

Nicole Quint, PhD, Dr.OT, OTR/L

February 6, 2024

Public health research has shown that many children experience sleep disorders; however, many pediatric therapists feel uncomfortable providing sleep interventions for children. Using the "Hit the SAA...   Read More

   


Healthy Transitions: An Opportunity For OT Intervention

Ingrid Provident, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

January 18, 2024

Transitions in life are a natural part of being human; however, navigating change isn’t always easy. Facing the unknown can sometimes cause feelings of stress, anxiety, fear, worry, or depression. O...   Read More

    


Trauma Informed Care: What Does An Occupational Therapy Practitioner Need To Know?

Aditi Mehra, DHSc, OTR/L

November 17, 2023

The significance of recognizing and addressing the complex impacts of trauma on both clients and practitioners, to not only tailor interventions that foster holistic healing and growth but also empowe...   Read More

   


Occupational Therapy And Fatigue After Cancer

Jantina Kroese-King, Occupational Therapist/Clinical Epidemiologist

October 27, 2023

A comprehensive understanding of the challenges posed by fatigue after cancer treatment and how occupational therapy can play a pivotal role in managing this condition is covered in this course. Fatig...   Read More

  


Fostering Healthy Minds: Exploring Occupational Therapy's Role in Supporting Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

Jessica McMurdie, OTR/L

September 7, 2023

Learn about the critical window of brain development and the key factors that impact the social-emotional foundations of infants and toddlers. Learn how occupational therapy’s unique perspective can...   Read More

   


Substance Misuse In The Elderly And Use Of Screening, Brief Intervention, And Referral To Treatment (SBIRT)

Ingrid Provident, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

August 31, 2023

Substance use disorders are a significant problem in the elderly population. Studies have shown that elderly patients with substance use disorders have very good outcomes when diagnosed and treatment...   Read More

   


Multiple Generations In The Workplace: Effective Communication To Enhance Diversity

Ingrid Provident, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

July 20, 2023

There are very different generations in the workplace and getting these groups to work together effectively is challenging. It is important to first understand each of these groups based on their stre...   Read More

  


Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Understanding And Treatment From An OT Perspective

Zara Dureno, MOT

July 19, 2023

Understanding post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the important role OT can play in treating it will be reviewed in this course.   Read More

 


Fostering Meaning And Purpose For Individuals In Senior Living

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS

June 21, 2023

Despite such positive outcomes of meaningful engagement, recent studies have suggested that elderly residents are inactive most of their time, are engaged in passive activities, and do not experience...   Read More

  


Patient Engagement Strategies

Tania Sofia Nogueira, MSc, HCPC – UK, COT – UK, ACSS – PT

April 18, 2023

Clinical care is only one step to helping a patient achieve their optimal state of health. Patients must be and feel engaged to participate in their own care to obtain meaningful outcomes and for clin...   Read More

 


Back To The Basics When Looking At Maladaptive Behavior

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

April 16, 2023

Maladaptive behaviors in schools, daycares, or home settings occur every day. Caregivers often overlook some of the most basic components of everyday life that affect behavior, such as inadequate slee...   Read More

   


Occupational Therapy And Case Management: Focused On Holistic Care And Functional Outcomes Podcast

Thomas F. Fisher, PhD, OTR/L, CCM, FAOTA, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

April 4, 2023

During this podcast, the learners will be introduced to case management, care coordination, disease management, and the certification process for case managers. Occupational therapists are appropriate...   Read More

    


Bullying Among Older Adults: Not Just A Playground Problem

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP

December 12, 2022

The definition and incidence of bullying in adult living communities and day centers including what older adult bullying looks like in this population are reviewed in this session. Characteristics of...   Read More

   


Depression After Brain Injury

Jasleen Grewal, Registered Occupational Therapist, PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia, Julia Schmidt, PhD, BSc (Occupational Therapy)

December 2, 2022

An overview of the experience of depression after brain injury will be discussed in this course. Specifically, it will describe how depression can impact occupational engagement after brain injury and...   Read More

  


Mindfulness And Emotional Intelligence

Ingrid Provident, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

November 10, 2022

Mindfulness can be used in personal and work settings to recenter the body and mind from anxiety and stress into calm. Mindfulness action builds upon one’s emotional intelligence and allows focused,...   Read More

 


Mental Health First Aid Awareness

Tania Sofia Nogueira, MSc, HCPC – UK, COT – UK, ACSS – PT

October 24, 2022

Mental health literacy is a key component of occupational therapy interventions. The high prevalence of mental disorders increases the likelihood of any of us engaging with someone experiencing mental...   Read More

 


Yoga With People Who Have Neurological Conditions Podcast

Arlene Schmid, PhD, OTR, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

October 18, 2022

Occupational therapy personnel is increasingly using yoga to intervene with the neurological population. This podcast will discuss the evidence behind yoga with this population and provide advice to o...   Read More

  


Promoting Participation and Mental Health in Children and Youth: Every Moment Counts and ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) Podcast

Susan Bazyk, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 21, 2022

Occupational therapy's role in mental health promotion, prevention, and intervention when working with all children and youth -those with and without disabilities and/or mental illness- in schools and...   Read More

   


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