This course will discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences and they ways that these early experiences might present in fine motor difficulties and sensory integration difficulties. This course will look at ways that occupational therapists can leverage this knowledge to improve outcomes.
Course created on May 12, 2020
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-701691; IACET/0.1; IL EITP/1.0; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to learn the development of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) as a research topic and as a method of assessing the early experiences of children.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify how ACEs manifest in “occupations” and can be assisted through Occupational Therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to learn the connection between chronic trauma in early childhood and typical referring issues for Occupational Therapy.
|5-10 Minutes||What are ACEs?|
|10-20 Minutes||The development and progression of ACEs research|
|20-30 Minutes||ACEs impact on brain architecture/development|
|30-40 Minutes||Role of OT in prevention and mitigation of the impact of ACEs|
|40-50 Minutes||Connection between neurological impact of ACEs and typical referring reasons for OT|
|50-55 Minutes||Resources and review|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Alison D. Peak
Alison D. Peak LCSW, IMH-E, received her Master's in Social Work from the University of Michigan with an emphasis in Interpersonal Practice with Children and Youth and Infant Mental Health. Alison is the Executive Director of Allied Behavioral Health Solutions (ABHS) located in Nashville. ABHS works to improve access to behavioral health services toward a goal of better outcomes for all. Alison is the Co-chair of the Association of Infant Mental Health in Tennessee (AIMHiTN) Endorsement Committee and a member of AIMHiTN's Leadership Cohort. In these positions, Alison assisting in leading efforts to bring professionalization to Tennessee's workforce that serves young children and families. Alison also has two post-graduate degrees, Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care and Pediatric Integrated Health Services. Alison is passionate about working with children with histories of early trauma, families with adopted children, and youth in DCS custody. Alison also believes that these populations are often best served where they most often present for assistance, their physician's office, and then in collaborating with primary care providers its possible to optimize services for children and families.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Client Factors Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
Illinois Early Intervention Training Program
The Illinois Early Intervention Training Program has approved this event for 1.0 hours of EI credential credit. See http://www.illinoiseitraining.org/page.aspx? for information about credit areas.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.