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Facilitating Participation for Parents with Disabilities

Amanda Acord-Vira, EdD, OTR/L, CBIS, Diana Davis, PhD, OTR/L

June 14, 2016

This presentation highlights the role of occupational therapists when addressing parenting as an occupation for individuals with disabilities. Through case study presentation presenters will introduce...   Read More

Telehealth Terminology, Evidence-Supported Clinical Applications, and Practice Considerations for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

Jana Cason, DHS, OTR/L, FAOTA

June 13, 2016

This webinar will provide an introduction to the use of telehealth in occupational therapy, including terminology, technologies, evidence-supported clinical applications, practice considerations, and...   Read More


Goal Setting and Treatment for Progressive Disorders

Amber L. Ward, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP/SMS

June 8, 2016

This presentation will focus on goal setting and treatments for those clients with progressive disorders for the OT and OTA. These clients do not have typical goals or treatments such as for those who...   Read More

The Americans with Disabilities Act and Occupational Therapy

Jane Dressler, JD, OTR/L

June 6, 2016

The presentation is designed to increase knowledge and understanding relevant to occupational therapy practitioners of the basic principles and core concepts in the Americans with Disabilities Act (19...   Read More

The Reflective OT: Looking Within to Improve Clinical Practice

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

June 2, 2016

This course emphasizes reflective practices within occupational therapy including reflective listening, self-reflection, and use of meaningful feedback to promote improve service delivery. Reflective...   Read More

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


Professional Applications of Animal Assisted Interventions

Melissa Winkle, OTR/L, FAOTA, CPDT-KA

May 24, 2016

Professional Applications of Animal Assisted Interventions has become an acceptable practice in occupational therapy. This workshop will describe current taxonomy and the range of implementation metho...   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

Introduction To Assessment And Treatment Of Eating Disorders

Julie Williams, LMFT

May 2, 2016

Increase your knowledge about eating disorders including ways to distinguish between different diagnoses. Be aware of mental health and social impacts of these disorders as well as interventions you c...   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, FAOTA

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, PhD, 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, 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


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