This seminar will describe the effect of trauma on the body and the development of post traumatic stress disorder. Evidence regarding use of yoga for post traumatic stress disorder will be discussed. Seminar will conclude with trauma informed methods to integrate yoga within occupational therapy treatment.
Course created on September 6, 2013
Course Type: Video, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, 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), CE Broker #20-409996; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate
- Describe effect of trauma on the body.
- Identify evidence for yoga based interventions to reduce symptoms of PTSD
- Identify occupational therapy domain from AOTA framework to guide use of yoga based interventions in treatment.
- Indicate 2-3 methods for creating a trauma informed environment for treatment.
- Describe 2-3 yoga based techniques that can be integrated into occupational therapy treatment.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction to topic and background|
|5-20 Minutes||Physiological effects of trauma on the body, define stress response, ptsd, relaxation response, OT framework|
|20-30 Minutes||Research related to PTSD and yoga|
|30-45 Minutes||Yoga based methods for OT|
|45-50 Minutes||Post traumatic growth syndrome, conclusion|
|50-55 Minutes||Review of resources|
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Linda Della Porta, MS, OTR/L, CHT, RYT
Linda works as an occupational therapist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She treats people following traumatic hand and upper extremity trauma and people living with neurological diseases. Linda teaches yoga and has an interest in integrating yoga within occupational therapy. She teaches community classes to women that are residing in transitional settings such as safe houses and substance abuse centers. Linda completed her post professional masters at Boston University with scholarly topic of yoga-based interventions to reduce symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate 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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