This is an introductory course focused on the impact of the pandemic on school participation and well-being through a trauma-informed lens. The course offers an overview of trauma, trauma-informed care, and opportunities for practitioners to utilize trauma-informed approaches to support student engagement in the classroom. This is Day 3 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, 001363; 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 #20-760899; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Mental Health
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize how the student experience of the pandemic may be regarded as a traumatic.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three or greater nervous system responses to trauma.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three or greater trauma-informed intervention approaches to promote student participation in the classroom.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction – Self, Course Objectives, & Overview|
|5-10 Minutes||Background on Pandemic and Education|
|10-15 Minutes||Defining Terminology: Stress and Trauma|
|15-25 Minutes||Science of The Stress Response: ANS|
|25-30 Minutes||Define TIC|
|30-45 Minutes||TIC Interventions to Support Participation|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Amanda M. Rodriguez
OTD, MOT OTR/L
Amanda M. Rodriguez is a practicing occupational therapist with an identified passion for mental health care across the lifespan. Amanda has worked as a mental health professional since 2007 working with adults with severe and pervasive mental health diagnoses in a community-based setting. For the last six years, she has worked as an occupational therapist providing care to adolescents in group home care as well as working with children and families in the continuum model. Amanda recently transitioned into school-based practice work in late 2018 at a small, intensive therapeutic school in Massachusetts. In all areas of practice, Amanda deeply values the therapeutic use of self, sensory-based interventions, and trauma-informed care in supporting the individual’s capacity to achieve. Since 2014, Amanda has also served as an adjunct professor at Bay Path University in the occupational therapy department. Presently, she also provides consultative services as an occupational therapist to Medically Involved Mental Illness (MIMI) adults living in residential care.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 001363. 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.
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