Smooth executive function includes the ability to regulate emotions and think creatively about situations by forming multiple solutions. This course describes the effects of EF on participation in play, social skills, and discusses interventions based on the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, 3rd Edition.
Course created on November 21, 2019
Course Type: Video
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 #20-756252; IACET/0.1; IBCCES/1.0; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to describe executive function and its importance to occupation of children with autism.
- After this course, participants will be able to summarize the meaning of theory of mind and its effects on daily living tasks.
- After this course, participants will be able to list five interventions for building executive function skills based on the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, 3rd Edition.
|5-20 Minutes||Review of current literature from OT sources and various descriptions about EF|
|20-35 Minutes||Discussion about the Theory of Mind and effects on play, social, and ADLs|
|35-50 Minutes||Review of suggested OT interventions and recommendations for OT|
|50-55 Minutes||Future Implications and conclusions|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Cara Koscinski, OTD, OTR/L
Cara Koscinski, OTD, OTR/L, author of the award-winning Pocket Occupational
Therapist Book Series, is a pediatric occupational therapist. She specializes in trauma-informed care, behavior, interoception, and autism. As an educational speaker, Cara incorporates her expertise as a mother of two children with autism. She has published six books and has over 98,000 followers on her blog and social media channels. Cara is also a children’s YOGA instructor.
In addition to her books, Dr. Koscinski regularly blogs and creates fun products for those who work with children
who have special needs. She serves on the Advisory Board of Autism Asperger’s Digest
Magazine. Cara is an instructor for the University of Saint Augustine's Occupational Therapy Program.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 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.
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International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards
The continued family of websites, including OccupationalTherapy.com, is a Certified Training Partner of IBCCES. This course is offered for a maximum of 1.0 CE hours for the autism certifications issued by IBCCES.
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.