This course will educate learners about incorporating the basic principles of Applied Behavior Analysis in pediatric OT to improve patient care and promote Inter-Professional Education.
Course created on June 11, 2019
Course Type: Video
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), 662883; IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to define the underlying principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA).
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the principles of ABA to manage behaviors and improve patient outcomes.
- After this course, participants will be able to list strategies to foster Inter-professional collaboration and education.
|5-15 Minutes||Current status and difference in perspective|
|15-35 Minutes||ABA principles|
|45-55 Minutes||Case studies|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Aditi Mehra, DHS, OTR/L
Dr. Aditi Mehra graduated with a Bachelors in Occupational Therapy, from Western Michigan University in 1998 and has a Doctorate in Health Sciences from Midwestern University in Illinois. She has practiced as a pediatric OT for that past 21yrs in various settings: Early Intervention, hand therapy, inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation and school-settings. During her Doctoral Studies, Dr. Mehra also pursued a certification in Applied Behavior Analysis to improve and enhance collaboration within multidisciplinary teams. Once she delved deeper into this field of ABA, Dr. Mehra uncovered Fit Learning, an academic program based on the principles of ABA designed to build fluency and address all differences in learning (Executive Functioning, ADHD, etc.). Dr. Mehra is currently the Director of Fit Learning Labs in the Chicagoland area and continues to practice OT in private practice. Her passion is rooted in IPE and aims to foster multidisciplinary collaboration with the field of OT and other allied health professions. She provides Continuing Education presentations to various Allied health groups in the community and is an avid blogger for Psychology Today.
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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 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention 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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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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