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Occupational Therapy's Role in a School-Based Mental Health Task Force

Sean Getty, MS, OTR/L

October 3, 2016

This presentation will discuss the role of an occupational therapist on a school-based task force to address mental health promotion and anti-bullying resulting in tier one and tier two directed inter...   Read More

  


Alternative and Augmentative Communication: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 29, 2016

This course presents Alternative and Augmentative Communication. Definitions, terminology, access methods and strategies to optimize use will be addressed. Mounting and interfacing with power wheelcha...   Read More

  


Cognitive Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 26, 2016

This course presents cognitive technologies which are designed to increase independence and safety for clients with cognitive impairments. Content includes definitions and categories of equipment, as...   Read More

  


A Clinician's Perspective: Occupational Therapy For Persons With Renal Disease

Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 20, 2016

Participants will gain knowledge and clinical reasoning skill concerning the medical and rehabilitation management of clients with renal disease.   Read More


Strengthening OT in Home Health 2016 and Beyond

Karen Vance, BSOT, OTR

September 13, 2016

The home health landscape promises to afford occupational therapy new opportunities to strengthen its position in this employment setting. New payment models and new expectations by policy makers is a...   Read More

 


Evaluation of Home Accessibility: The First Step in Ensuring Proper Fit to Improve Function

Kim Furphy, D.HSc., OT, ATP

September 13, 2016

This course will introduce participants to the basics of evaluating homes for accessibility for individuals with varying levels of function. Individuals will learn how to evaluate external and interna...   Read More


Activities of Daily Living in Children and Adolescents with Spina Bifida: Developmental Considerations

Rachel Galant, MSNM, OTR/L, Debbie Victor, OTD, OT/L

September 13, 2016

Occupational therapists play an important role in assessing a child’s readiness, identifying obstacles, and implementing solutions to increase participation in ADL, IADL, and transition areas for ch...   Read More

 


Yoga For Depression: One Breath At A Time

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

September 1, 2016

This course provides an introduction to the use of yoga as an intervention tool for the treatment of depression. An exploration of the benefits of yoga, it’s impacts on depression and how it is util...   Read More


Assessment: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 27, 2016

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

  


Access: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 27, 2016

This course presents a variety of access methods with definitions, clinical indicators, facilitators and programming. This information is then applied to a variety of Assistive Technology devices.   Read More

  


Sensory Strategies: Sanity Restoration for Family Life - Part 3

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

August 18, 2016

The presentation takes a developmental approach to the understanding of the sensory system, providing participants with strategies to improve family routines. The presenter will focus on six areas of...   Read More


Sensory Strategies: Sanity Restoration for Family Life - Part 2

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

August 10, 2016

The presentation takes a developmental approach to the understanding of the sensory system, providing participants with strategies to improve family routines. The presenter will focus on six areas of...   Read More


Sensory Strategies: Sanity Restoration for Family Life- Part 1

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

August 5, 2016

The presentation takes a developmental approach to the understanding of the sensory system, providing participants with strategies to improve family routines. The presenter will focus on six areas of...   Read More


Potential Impact of Visual Impairment on Vocational Activities

Elsa Zavoda, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, CLVT

July 31, 2016

This is an introductory course in Low Vision Rehabilitation for OT’s/OTA’s, who want to incorporate Low Vision Rehabilitation services into current practices.   Read More


Interdisciplinary Approach to Continence Improvement

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

July 31, 2016

All healthcare disciplines have a role in skilled intervention to treat continence. This seminar provides an overview of anatomy and physiology of normal voiding as well as normal function related to...   Read More

 


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


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

The Centennial Vision calls us all to be leaders in our field and advocate for our unique role. This course will identify the characteristics of a leader and how you can improve your communication ski...   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


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