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The Reflective OT - What are Door Openers?

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

October 17, 2016

Can you give me a few more examples of door openers?   Read More


The Reflective OT - Feedback Message vs. Sandwich Message

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

October 10, 2016

Is meaningful feedback and the sandwich message pretty much the same?   Read More


Telehealth Reimbursement and Regulation Information

Jana Cason, DHS, OTR/L, FAOTA

October 3, 2016

How do you get reimbursement for having a remote site assistant that supports evaluative techniques? Has anyone put together a list of states in the US that have OT telehealth regulation information?   Read More


Animal Assisted Interventions

Melissa Winkle, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 26, 2016

I'm struggling to find OTs utilizing animal assisted therapy, specifically in Canada.   Read More


Leadership and Advocacy for the OTA

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

September 19, 2016

If I am looking to assume a leadership role in an OT organization, what are some of the first steps that you would recommend?   Read More


OT in Behavioral Health: Role and Referral in Home Health

Christine Helfrich, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 12, 2016

Are there some community resources that you use often? Also, what other professionals do you typically work with?   Read More


Animal Assisted Therapy

Melissa Winkle, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 5, 2016

I am struggling to find OT's utilizing animal assisted therapy, specifically in Canada.   Read More


Leadership and Advocacy for the OTA

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

August 29, 2016

If I am looking to assume a leadership role in an OT organization, what are some of the first steps that you would recommend?   Read More


OT in Behavioral Health: Role and Referral in Home Health

Christine Helfrich, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

August 22, 2016

Does OT address medication side effects as part of treatment?   Read More


What Is The Average Length Of Time To Treat A Patient With An Eating Disorder?

Julie Williams, LMFT

August 15, 2016

What is the average length of time you treat these patients?   Read More


Can Parenting Style Cause An Eating Disorder?

Julie Williams, LMFT

August 8, 2016

Can parenting style cause an eating disorder? And then similarly can family behaviors cause an eating disorders? For example, only eating carbs when a diabetic family member is not home.   Read More


Scleroderma

Janet Poole, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

August 1, 2016

Is evaluating sensation as important as assessing joint motion, ADL, or hand function?   Read More


Issues in Caregiving

Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

July 25, 2016

Should we discuss transport issues with social workers?   Read More


Prevention Of Burnout For Pediatric Caregivers

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L

July 18, 2016

How do I prevent burnout of caregivers over time?   Read More


Advice For Providing Families With Hope For The Future When Working With Pediatric Trauma-Induced Conditions

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L

July 11, 2016

Do you have any advice regarding providing families with the hope for future, giving false hope?   Read More


Management Of Stimulation For Pediatric Patients Post TBI

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L

July 4, 2016

How long do you recommend the low stim environment for patients post TBI? What signs or symptoms are you looking for to know that a child is ready for more stimulation?   Read More


Errorless Learning: Skills And Knowledge To Address Cognitive Impairment

Jessica Crowe, OTD, OTR/L

June 27, 2016

When there are long-term effects with cognitive dysfunction, how long will Medicare pay for treatment overall? The laws seem to be constantly changing.   Read More


Sensory-Enhanced Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy

Mary Rebekah Trucks, OTR/L, Dory Ainsworth Wallace, MS, OTR/L

June 20, 2016

Please define the environmental press. Do you use this? We are trying to figure out the correct answer for the non-essential elements in the program.   Read More


Sensory-Enhanced Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy

Mary Rebekah Trucks, OTR/L, Dory Ainsworth Wallace, MS, OTR/L

June 13, 2016

Do you repeat activities or go from one to the next each session?   Read More


Ethics In Occupational Therapy Fieldwork

Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

June 6, 2016

How does social justice relate?   Read More