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Client-Centered Occupational Therapy Pediatric Upper Extremity Treatment To Obtain Outcomes

Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT

October 11, 2022

Principles of client-centered care for the pediatric upper extremity patient, considering both the child and their parent, will be discussed in this course. It will discuss how to best involve the fam...   Read More

   


Cerebral Palsy Review: Facilitating Functional Outcomes

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCP

October 6, 2022

Cerebral palsy is the most common physical disability in children, affecting 1-4 out of every 1,000 live births around the world. Current research overwhelmingly supports top-down, function & occupati...   Read More

   


Handwriting: It Is A Big Deal

Megan Paben, MOT, OTR/L, ASDCS

September 28, 2022

The foundations of the upper extremity mobility needed for written communication will be reviewed in this course. Participants will also learn about fine motor and visual-motor skills that support wri...   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

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

   


Cerebral Palsy Review: Medical and Therapy Management

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCP

August 23, 2022

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is the most common physical disability in children, affecting 1-4 out of every 1,000 live births around the world. Evidence-based medical, surgical, and therapeutic interventions a...   Read More

   


Cerebral Palsy Review: Clinical Presentation, Evaluation, And Diagnosis

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCP

August 10, 2022

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is the most common physical disability in children, affecting 1-4 out of every 1,000 live births around the world. Information on etiology, early warning signs, evaluation, and dia...   Read More

   


What’s Culture Got To Do With It? OT Practice With Pediatric Clients From Diverse Communities Podcast

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

July 27, 2022

The meaning in occupational engagement is rooted in the client's cultural heritage. Occupational therapy practitioners must be aware of and sensitive to any client's culture, but it is especially impo...   Read More

    


Understanding The Evidence For Therapeutic Extended Reality (XR) Podcast

Robert Ferguson, MHS, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

June 22, 2022

Evidence-based treatment strategies and techniques to provide an engaging, motivating, task-oriented, and salient experience providing the requisite use, repetition, and intensity of training for skil...   Read More

      


Adolescent Eating Disorders and Occupational Therapy Podcast

Lindy L. Weaver, PhD, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 26, 2022

Common eating disorders that occur among adolescents, their functional impacts, and ways occupational therapy practitioners can support young people and their families experiencing eating disorders wi...   Read More

    


Occupational Therapy And The Transition To Adulthood And Employment Podcast

Andrew Persch, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 11, 2022

The role of occupational therapy in supporting the transition to adulthood and employment including transition outcomes, barriers to employment, evidence-based assessment and intervention, and resourc...   Read More

   


Pediatric Hospitalization, Obstacles And Opportunities For OT Practitioners Podcast

Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 5, 2022

Participation barriers that children and families face during pediatric hospital admissions will be explored during this podcast. Opportunities for occupational therapy practitioners will be discussed...   Read More

   


Integrating Extended Reality (XR) With OT Practice Podcast

Robert Ferguson, MHS, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

May 3, 2022

Extended reality (XR) technologies and platforms and their support of ADLs and rehabilitation goals will be discussed in this course along with the facilitators and barriers of this treatment. This is...   Read More

      


Assessment And Treatment Strategies To Boost Brain Skills In Partnership With The Pocket Occupational Therapist

Cara Koscinski, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CAS

April 4, 2022

Children often struggle with fidgeting, attention deficits, and immature motor patterns which manifest themselves through frustration, sensory, and behavior issues. The optimal function of our bodies...   Read More

   


Joint Hypermobility Syndromes: Assessment and Intervention

Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT

March 11, 2022

This course will cover upper extremity assessment and treatment strategies for the pediatric/young adult population affected by joint hypermobility syndromes. The treatment focuses on both orthopedic...   Read More

    


Animal Assisted Therapy As An Adjunct To OT

Melissa Winkle, OTR/L, FAOTA, CPDT-KA, Phoebe Yam, OTD, OTR/L

January 24, 2022

Occupational therapy practitioners who would like to include or improve their inclusion of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) in OT practice will benefit from this course. The speakers will provide a gener...   Read More

   


Back to School: Discussing the Biomechanical Impact of Backpacks

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

January 7, 2022

Carrying a backpack to school is a common activity demand of school-age children, and while there are many options for types of backpacks, there are ways to properly pack and wear a backpack to reduce...   Read More

   


An Occupational Therapist's Perspective On Visual Deficits in Pediatrics

Subah Gupta, MHS, OTR/L, SCLV, CBIS

January 7, 2022

This presentation reviews commonly encountered visual deficits in the pediatric population. Screening and intervention techniques within the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework will be discussed.   Read More

  


Seating Considerations in the Home Health Setting

Sara Kate Frye, MS, OTR/L, ATP

December 16, 2021

An overview of the unique considerations for seating and positioning in the home, best practices, and ethical dilemmas will be discussed with case examples in this course.   Read More

    


Sensory Health: The Missing Piece in the Wellness Conversation

Catherine M. Cavaliere, PhD, OTR

November 8, 2021

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 through a sensory healt...   Read More

   


Treating Adolescents Diagnosed With Eating Disorders: An Occupational Therapy Approach

Maddie Duzyk, OTR/L

November 5, 2021

The social and physiological complexity of the eating disorder population and occupational therapy's unique role in treating this population are explored in this course.   Read More

 


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