The presentation will focus on the importance of and positive influence on mental health from the cultivation of leisure interests. Examples with individuals and with whole group activities and positive outcomes for students will be discussed.
Course created on September 26, 2018
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Areas Of Occupation; 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 demonstrate the benefits of and barriers to the development of healthy hobbies and leisure interests for youth with and without autism.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how individuals, families, teachers, and practitioners can cultivate healthy hobbies and interests with youth in school, at home, and in community-based settings.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to advocate for the regular participation in leisure activities for youth living with autism.
|5-20 Minutes||Mental Health, Background|
|20-30 Minutes||Individual intervention|
|30-45 Minutes||Whole school intervention|
|45-55 Minutes||Closure/Suggestions for implementation|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
David Weiss, OTR/L
David has been an occupational therapist for 15.5 years at Positive Education Program's Prentiss Autism Center. This center provides education and mental health services. In this center, he uses an embedded, "push-in" therapy model. He is also a member of the Sanctuary Core Team which is a trauma-informed care model and is a crisis intervention trainer. In his leisure time, he teaches football and has run 50 marathons in 45 states.
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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 - Areas of Occupation 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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