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Working with Children Exhibiting Difficult Behaviors: 6 Tips for OTPs

Elisabeth Bahr, OTD, MS, OT/L

November 14, 2023

Continued offers strategies for OTs working with children who exhibit challenging behaviors.   Read More


From Meltdowns To An Occupation-Centered Approach For Self-Regulation And Management

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

November 1, 2023

How to incorporate sensory strategies for emotional management and self-regulation in pediatric practice is emphasized in this course. Emphasis will also be on preventing behaviors and meltdowns relat...   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

  


Integrating Evidence Based Keyboarding

Teresa Vance, OTR/L

October 26, 2023

Participants will learn the importance of keyboarding skills for literacy participation in this course. Participants will understand keyboarding skills and identify interventions related to children f...   Read More

 


AquOTic! A Therapeutic Aquatic Intervention For Kids On The Autism Spectrum Podcast

Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Erika Kemp, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

October 25, 2023

Kids on the autism spectrum are particularly vulnerable to drowning incidents. Occupational Therapy practitioners have a unique skillset to help autistic kids and their families learn to swim and be s...   Read More

 


Supporting Regulation As A Foundation For Effective Therapy

Lyn Bennett, OTR/L

October 24, 2023

In order to engage, attend, and meet the expectations or demands of any situation, an individual needs to be regulated. This course will explore different aspects of regulation and dysregulation. It w...   Read More

  


Employing Verbal De-Escalation Strategies In Occupational Therapy

Megan Paben, MOT, OTR/L, ASDCS

October 12, 2023

Participants will learn about verbal de-escalation strategies and how to employ these strategies in OT sessions.   Read More

 


Safe And Sound: Training Occupational Therapists To Enhance Autism Safety And Support

Tara Warwick, OTD, MS, OTR/L

October 5, 2023

The necessary skills and knowledge for occupational therapists to create a safe environment for individuals with autism in various settings will be reviewed in this comprehensive course. Through inter...   Read More

  


Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion In The Occupational Therapy Profession Podcast

Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Cristina Reyes Smith, OTD, OTR/L

October 3, 2023

The occupational therapy profession continues to address the effects of bias and discrimination on clients and practitioners. This presentation seeks to address ways occupational therapy personnel can...   Read More

  


Addressing Executive Function Deficits For Return To Work Following A Brain Injury

Yvonne Monti, OTD, OTR/L

September 27, 2023

An overview of executive functioning deficits that persist following a brain injury, interfering with an individual’s ability to return to their prior employment, will be reviewed. The course will a...   Read More

    


Occupational Therapy’s Role In Bowel And Bladder Management For Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury

Yvonne Monti, OTD, OTR/L

September 26, 2023

Occupational therapy's role in supporting clients with SCI in managing bowel and bladder function will be discussed in this course. The presentation will cover an overview of neurogenic bowel and blad...   Read More

 


Cognitive Interventions In The Home: A Practical Approach For OT Professionals

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

September 14, 2023

Becoming skilled in addressing cognition serves practitioners in all settings as it may be the key to patients reaching their maximum level of performance. This course aims to elevate OT practitioners...   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

   


Supporting Children with ADHD through Occupational Therapy

Elisabeth Bahr, OTD, MS, OT/L

September 5, 2023

OccupationalTherapy.com offers strategies for OTPs to assist students with ADHD.   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

   


ADHD In Adolescence: Enhancing Success For Middle And High School Students

Elisabeth Bahr, OTD, MS, OT/L

August 28, 2023

Occupational therapists working with middle and high school adolescents with ADHD are provided with evidence-based strategies and interventions in this 1-hour workshop. Participants will explore pract...   Read More

  


ADHD In Action: Empowering Occupational Therapy Practitioners In Elementary Schools

Elisabeth Bahr, OTD, MS, OT/L

August 23, 2023

Rehabilitation professionals working with children with ADHD in school settings will be educated on evidence-based strategies and creative interventions in this workshop. Participants will explore pra...   Read More

  


Exploring Self Regulation With 3 To 5 Year Olds

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

July 31, 2023

Self-regulation for 3–5-year-olds can be quite variable. As we know, self-regulation skills help kids navigate their environments, regardless of age. This seminar will explore self-regulation for li...   Read More

 


Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction And Continence Improvement: A Primer For Occupational Therapy

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

July 27, 2023

This seminar provides an overview of anatomy and physiology of normal voiding and muscle function related to continence. Different types of incontinence are identified, and assessment/treatment strate...   Read More

  


Neuro Rehab Strategies in the Home Setting

Sara Kate Frye, OTD, MS, OTR/L, ATP

July 25, 2023

Strategies for neurologic rehabilitation interventions in the home care setting will be discussed in this course. With creativity, dynamic neuro-rehabilitative interventions can be delivered safely to...   Read More

 


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