This course seeks to provide an overview of occupational therapy response and interventions to Covid-19 for adults experiencing homelessness and/or housing instability. This is Day 4 of the virtual conference, OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic.
Course created on November 23, 2020
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 001047; 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 #20-760947; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Mental Health
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the impact of Covid-19 on persons experiencing homelessness.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the role of occupational therapy in addressing the impact of Covid-19 on occupational performance in persons experiencing homelessness.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify strategies and/or resources to address the needs of persons experiencing homelessness in response to Covid-19.
|5-15 Minutes||Covid-19 and its impact on persons experiencing homelessness|
|15-25 Minutes||Covid-19 and occupational deprivation in persons experiencing homelessness|
|25-40 Minutes||Role of OT in addressing occupational deprivation: Interventions and strategies|
|40-55 Minutes||Role of OT in addressing occupational deprivation: Advocacy|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
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OTD OTR/L, BCMH
Caitlin Synovec, OTD, OTR/L is an occupational therapist with clinical experience in working with adults experiencing homelessness to improve quality of life and engagement in their preferred communities. She has completed clinical research to address the intersection of homelessness, poverty, traumatic brain injury, mental health, and chronic conditions, and their impact on health and community living. Caitlin's experience also includes program development for collaborative and interdisciplinary care, as well as clinical education and training for occupational therapy practitioners, health care and direct service providers. Most recently, she has joined the National Health Care for the Homeless Council as the program manager for Medical Respite to support expansion and best practices in medical respite care.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 001047. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery 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.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Mental Health Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.