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 resources to support practice will be discussed. This course is part of the Continued Learning Podcast series.
Course created on May 2, 2022
Course Type: Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 04519; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-911214; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify occupational therapy’s unique role in postsecondary transition planning.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize how OT can improve life outcomes for students with disabilities through increased occupational therapy practitioners’ participation in transition planning, assessment, and intervention.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify occupational therapy practitioners’ participation in postsecondary transition planning and services by identifying assessment and intervention strategies.
|5-10 Minutes||Case Study (an OTP and a student with an IEP)|
|10-20 Minutes||Current Practice in Transition|
|20-30 Minutes||Defining Terms|
|30-35 Minutes||How to Increase OT’s Role in Transition|
|35-45 Minutes||Assessments and Interventions|
|45-55 Minutes||Research Related to Transition|
PhD, OTR/L, BCP
Dr. Andrew (Andy) Persch has 15 years of experience in occupational therapy working with children and adolescents with disabilities and their families in early intervention settings; at all levels of the school system; and in research labs, pediatric specialty clinics, home, and community settings. He is an Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at Colorado State University and is the Director of the Transition, Employment, and Technology (TET) Lab.
MS, OTD, OTR/L
Dr. Dennis Cleary has over 25 years of experience as an occupational therapist. Dennis’ clinical practice has been primarily with children and adults with intellectual disabilities to encourage their full participation in all aspects of life at home, work, and in the community. He has had faculty positions at The Ohio State University and Indiana University. As a researcher, he has been on teams that have received over seven million dollars in grants from state and federal agencies, including a National Institutes of Health multisite trial of the Vocational Fit Assessment, an age-appropriate transition assessment, which he co-created. He has numerous publications and national and international presentations. Dennis is passionate about increasing the role of Occupational Therapy in transition-age service with the goal of improving outcomes and quality of life for all.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 04519. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, OT Service Delivery 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, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC), Related to OT (AZ), Related to OT (LA), Directly Related to OT (MS), Directly Related to OT (TN) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, 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.
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, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.