Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. The purpose of this course is to provide strategies to occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists on how to best collaborate with each other in order to provide high-quality services to children with disabilities. Topics discussed include progress monitoring, goal writing, and differences between medical and educational therapy settings.
Course created on July 19, 2021
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.4 Advanced, Professional Issues, 02601; CE Broker/4.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-847003; IACET/0.4; NBCOT PDUs/5.0 Advanced, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to apply at least two different strategies when monitoring progress towards goals and be able to list the critical components to writing functional goals.
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze the difference between medical and educational therapy services.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least two challenges and two strategies for interprofessional collaborative practice (IPP).
|0-60 Minutes||OT and SLP Collaboration for the School-Aged Child: Benefits, Challenges, and Strategies|
|60-120 Minutes||OT and SLP Collaboration for the School-Aged Child: Writing Goals that Matter|
|120-180 Minutes||OT and SLP Collaboration for the School-Aged Child: Planning and Monitoring Progress as a Team|
|180-240 Minutes||OT and SLP Collaboration for the School-Aged Child: Medical versus Education Necessity|
Tara Warwick is an occupational therapist and the co-owner of Blue Sparrow and Today’s Therapy Solutions, an Oklahoma-based pediatric therapy company. Tara has nearly 20 years of experience working with children with disabilities.
A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Tara obtained her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy in 2000 and she completed her master’s degree in rehabilitation sciences with an emphasis in pediatrics in 2005. Tara completed her Post-professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate in May 2021.
Tara spends her days providing in-home therapy to children, conducting training and consultations for schools on challenging behavior and autism, and managing the day-to-day activities of Today’s Therapy Solutions. Tara’s areas of intervention expertise include behavior management, sensory processing, self-care training (potty training, eating/feeding, dressing, play, etc.), assistive technology, and home programming. Tara also enjoys thinking outside the box and coming up with creative ways to help her business run more efficiently and effectively.
Kelli Marshall is a speech-language pathologist and the co-owner of Blue Sparrow and Today’s Therapy Solutions, an Oklahoma-based pediatric therapy company.
A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Kelli obtained her bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders in 2001 and she completed her master’s degree in speech-language pathology in 2003. After obtaining her degrees, Kelli worked in several different settings including hospitals, schools, outpatient clinics, and university settings.
She spends her days providing in-home therapy to children with developmental disabilities, conducting trainings and consultations for schools, parents, and health care professionals, and managing her businesses. Kelli’s areas of intervention expertise include developing functional communication systems, augmentative-alternative communication devices, social skill development, and home programming. Kelli enjoys creating processes to help businesses function more efficiently and assisting therapists in more effective documentation.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 02601. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.4 CEUs (Advanced level, Professional Issues 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 4.0 hours, 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.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.4 CEUs for this program.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 5 NBCOT PDUs (Advanced level, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.