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Understanding Seizures And Epilepsy In The Occupational Therapy Setting

Nancy Nathenson, RRT

May 14, 2024

An overview of seizures and epilepsy in children and adults will be discussed in this course. It will include the impact, causes, identification, management, and essential teachings for individuals, c...   Read More


Cultural Humility And Competency In Occupational Therapy: Looking Through The Lens Of Real Life Experiences

Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT

May 9, 2024

Cultural humility and competence for occupational therapists in international and domestic therapeutic settings will be covered in this course. It will include experiential scenarios for providing ser...   Read More


Neurodiversity-Affirming Practice

Virginia Spielmann, PhD, OTR/L

May 6, 2024

Explore the fundamentals of neurodiversity-affirming practice in this introductory course designed for occupational therapy practitioners seeking clarity on the concept. Gain a solid understanding of...   Read More


Understanding Asthma And Anaphylaxis In The Occupational Therapy Setting

Nancy Nathenson, RRT

May 2, 2024

This program aims to provide an overview of asthma and anaphylaxis management and prevention across all age groups. It will include the causes, impact, medications, monitoring, and essential patient s...   Read More


Early Co-Regulation In The Infant And Parent Dyad

Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L

April 18, 2024

Co-regulation and self-regulation in young children, ages birth to five with their parent/caregiver partner, will be the focus of this course. New findings of infant regulation states and barriers aff...   Read More


Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills For Occupational Therapy Practitioners Working With Adolescents

Amy Andersen Yamaoda, MA, OTR/L, PMH-C

April 10, 2024

Explore DBT skills for OT intervention with adolescents. Research on DBT with adolescents will be discussed, and practical strategies and examples for utilizing DBT skills in OT practice with adolesce...   Read More


Using Video Modeling To Increase Participation And Independence In Children With Autism

Jeryl D. Benson, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

March 6, 2024

Incorporating video modeling as an intervention in pediatric practice will be discussed in this course. Types of video modeling, evidence, and benefits will be presented. Emphasis will be on how to cr...   Read More

Social Emotional Learning: An Occupation-Centered Approach To Self-Regulation

Nicole Quint, PhD, Dr.OT, OTR/L

February 21, 2024

The role of social-emotional learning as a means of facilitating the development of self-regulation in children will be discussed in this course. Using an occupation-centered, top-down approach, parti...   Read More


Nature As Co-Therapist Podcast

Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, EDAC, FAOTA, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

February 15, 2024

The evidence overwhelmingly supports the positive role of nature in health and well-being. In this course, attendees will learn about nature-based therapy and its application to clinical practice acro...   Read More


Evidence-Based Approaches: A Pediatric Perspective Of The Occupation Of Sleep

Nicole Quint, PhD, Dr.OT, OTR/L

February 6, 2024

Public health research has shown that many children experience sleep disorders; however, many pediatric therapists feel uncomfortable providing sleep interventions for children. Using the "Hit the SAA...   Read More


Empowering Futures And Cultivating Self-Determination In Children Podcast

Amy Coopersmith, OTD, OTR/L, MA Ed, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

January 26, 2024

Research consistently demonstrates that integrating self-determination education into children's learning environments leads to significant improvements, such as heightened motivation, expedited goal...   Read More


Teenage Interventions And Helping Teens Build Bridges, Part 2

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

January 19, 2024

Starting from a perspective of treatment initiatives to engage and connect with those on our caseloads, we will delve into a variety of initiatives. How can we facilitate specialization, self-regulati...   Read More


Healthy Transitions: An Opportunity For OT Intervention

Ingrid Provident, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

January 18, 2024

Transitions in life are a natural part of being human; however, navigating change isn’t always easy. Facing the unknown can sometimes cause feelings of stress, anxiety, fear, worry, or depression. O...   Read More


Insights Into Reaching And Teaching Teenagers, Part 1

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

January 17, 2024

What is happening with teenagers today? There are many myths about adolescence. Come to this 2-part seminar to better understand what neuro-developmental changes are occurring in the teenage brain. As...   Read More


Joint Attention Based Interventions For Preschoolers With ASD

Aditi Mehra, DHSc, OTR/L

January 15, 2024

The critical role of joint attention in the development of preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will be addressed in this course. Joint attention, the ability to share attention and engage...   Read More


Trauma Informed Care: What Does An Occupational Therapy Practitioner Need To Know?

Aditi Mehra, DHSc, OTR/L

November 17, 2023

The significance of recognizing and addressing the complex impacts of trauma on both clients and practitioners, to not only tailor interventions that foster holistic healing and growth but also empowe...   Read More


The Pruning Effect On The Teenage Brain (It’s Not Just Hormones)

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

November 14, 2023

Adolescent brain changes during puberty will be highlighted in this course. We will consider how these changes may affect behaviors and participation in life tasks. What we used to blame on hormones i...   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


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


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