The interoceptive system, often referred to as the ‘eighth sensory system’ is often neglected or misunderstood. However, this system is critical to self regulation. This course will explain how understanding the 8th sensory system can contribute to better sensory modulation, social interaction and ultimately as better sense of self-awareness.
Course created on September 20, 2018
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, 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); IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Intermediate, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to describe key concepts related to the interoceptive system.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the function-dysfunction continuum within the interoceptive system.
- After this course, participants will be able to articulate intervention strategies to improve sensory processing and integration of the interoceptive sensory system.
|5-20 Minutes||Overall of the sensory integration and processing w/ focus on 8th|
|20-35 Minutes||Focus on 8th sensory system|
|35-45 Minutes||Function dysfunction continuum|
|45-55 Minutes||Plan for intervention|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and Q & A|
Rondalyn V. Whitney, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Rondalyn Whitney is an Associate Professor and Director of Faculty Scholarship and Development at WVU in the Department of Occupational Therapy. She is the 2018 recipient the Virginia Scardina award for service to families and children. She was inducted into the Roster of Fellows for the American Occupational Therapy Association for her work with families and children. She is a Teaching and Learning Scholar Associate at WVU.
Dr Whitney’s research focuses on maternal stress when raising a child with disruptive behaviors, the use of health narrative as intervention and using technology to reduce barriers to intervention. In addition to her scholarly work, she has authored 5 books aimed to support children’s sensory-motor development, the Writer’s Toolkit, and a historical review of Ora Ruggles in poetry and narrative.
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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 (Intermediate 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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