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Sensory Health: The Missing Piece in the Wellness Conversation

Catherine M. Cavaliere, PhD, OTR

November 8, 2021

This course describes the impact of sensory processing and integration on well-being and the role of sensory health in wellness models as well as the implications for health promotion and prevention t...   Read More


Psychosocial Considerations in the Pediatric Acute Care Hospital Setting

Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT

September 30, 2021

This presentation will explore psychosocial issues children and their families experience during acute hospital admissions. Trends and reasons for hospitalizations will be described. Evidence-based oc...   Read More


Mental Health of Adolescents: Psychosocial Occupational Therapy for Adolescent Populations

William Lambert, MS, OTR/L

September 21, 2021

An overview of occupational therapy practice with adolescents experiencing mental health issues, including suicide and the effects of the pandemic will be presented. Common diagnoses, presenting probl...   Read More


School-Based Occupational Therapy and Student Mental Health: Are We Helping?

Moni Keen, OTD, OTR/L

September 1, 2021

This course is about occupational therapy’s role in addressing mental health issues within the school setting. We will delve into reasons why practitioners do not feel they are addressing mental hea...   Read More


Exploring the Role of Occupational Therapy and Refugees

Khalil Mrabe, MEd, OTD

August 30, 2021

This course provides an introduction to the diverse migrant population, challenges and barriers to participation, and how occupational therapy can impact the transition of refugees into host countries...   Read More


Moving Forward: Occupational Therapy's Unique Contribution in Treating and Promoting Pelvic Health

Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

August 16, 2021

Pelvic health issues impact the lives of millions of men, women, and children, often limiting their ability to engage in meaningful occupations. This program will clarify functions of the pelvic floor...   Read More


20Q: Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Moses N. Ikiugu, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 10, 2021

In this edition of a Salute to the OT Pioneers, we highlight Dr. Moses Ikiugu. Dr. Ikiugu is currently a professor of occupational therapy and the Director of Research at the University of South Dakot...   Read More


Tools to Optimize Quality Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

February 15, 2021

This session will review practical and cost-effective strategies care providers can implement to impact these areas. Following the framework of person-centered care, providers will hear about meaningf...   Read More


OT and Acute Pain: Staying True to Our Holistic Roots

Megan Doyle, MS, OTR/L, FPS, Cert-APHPT

February 8, 2021

This course will provide a broad introduction to the most up to date pain neurophysiology, and the application of the biopsychosocial model of pain to the scope of occupational therapy in the treatmen...   Read More


Nonpharmacological Pain Management Strategies: A Lifestyle Redesign® Approach

Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS

February 8, 2021

Learn about nonpharmacological pain management strategies with a focus on Lifestyle Redesign® as an occupational therapy treatment approach for chronic pain conditions. An introduction to lifestyle,...   Read More


Mindfulness Practices for Managing Pain and Promoting Occupational Performance

Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

February 8, 2021

The past decade has seen exponential growth in the use of mindfulness-based interventions among health professionals. This program will explore how approaches such as Yoga, Tai Chi, Feldenkrais, breat...   Read More


Using the Science of Sensory Process to Survive The Holidays

Rondalyn V. Whitney, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

January 4, 2021

Stress reduces our ability to cope and the holidays increase the number of stressors in our daily lives: The pandemic presents a unique pile-on effect for families. This advanced level course builds o...   Read More


OT’s Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: Older Adults

Elizabeth Alicea Torres, MS, OTR/L

December 8, 2020

This course provides an overview of a variety of the mental health issues the elderly face in the presence of the COVID-19 pandemic. This course provides examples of situations where the deteriorating...   Read More


OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: The Medically Complex Client with HIV

Simone Gill, PhD, OTR/L, Christine Helfrich, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Danny Shin, OTR/L

December 1, 2020

This course covers the physical, psychosocial, and environmental factors that the medically complex client may face during COVID-19. Information will be highlighted through an overview of intervention...   Read More


OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: Persons Experiencing Homelessness

Caitlin Synovec, OTD, OTR/L, BCMH

December 1, 2020

This course provides an overview of occupational therapy response and interventions to COVID-19 for adults experiencing homelessness and/or housing instability. This is Day 4 of the virtual conference...   Read More


OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: Promoting School Participation, A Trauma-Informed Approach

Amanda M. Rodriguez, OTD, MOT, OTR/L

November 24, 2020

This is an introductory course focused on the impact of the pandemic on school participation and well-being through a trauma-informed lens. The course offers an overview of trauma, trauma-informed car...   Read More


OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: Adolescents in Group Homes

Joanna Stumper, MS, OTR/L

November 23, 2020

This course describes the evolving role of OT in group homes during a pandemic. The focus is on strategies utilized to establish safety and stability during a collective traumatic experience. This is...   Read More


Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Occupational Justice and Practice

Heather Javaherian-Dysinger, OTD, OTR/L

October 27, 2020

Intimate partner violence is a justice issue that impacts occupational participation and the health of individuals, families, and communities. This course focuses on understanding the role of occupati...   Read More


Breaking the Cycle of Stress: Stress Management Tools for Healthcare Professionals

Jessi Andricks, MS, CCC-SLP

September 24, 2020

Daily schedules and routines are often set-up in ways that build stress. In this webinar, you’ll learn strategies to rethink your daily routines and use them to reduce your stress.   Read More


Face Masks and Communication - Audiological Implications

Barbara Weinstein, PhD

September 14, 2020

A discussion of how face masks may impact communication in healthcare settings, particularly for people with hearing loss. Strategies for professionals to use in order to optimize communication for al...   Read More