This course is about occupational therapy’s role in addressing mental health issues within the school setting. We will delve into reasons why practitioners do not feel they are addressing mental health, but more importantly, the practitioner will learn ways in which they are addressing this very important area.
Course created on June 14, 2021
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 02349; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-865880; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the causes of mental health issues among our students.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify some mental health diagnoses of school-aged children and youth.
- After this course, participants will be able to list facts regarding occupational therapy’s ability to address mental health needs among students.
|5-20 Minutes||Causes of Mental Health Issues in School-aged Children|
|20-35 Minutes||Mental Health Diagnoses of School-aged Children and Youth|
|35-55 Minutes||OT Intervention|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
Moni is a 1989 graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina. She earned her Master’s Degree from Boston University and her doctorate degree from the University of St. Augustine. She is a school-based practitioner; however, she also has a private practice and employs 3 COTAs and one OTR. She is an adjunct professor at the Medical University of South Carolina and has also had adjunct responsibilities for the OTA program at Trident Technical College. She has published two chapters for colleague’s books, one on handwriting and the other on Infant and School-Based Mental Health. She resides in Summerville, SC where she loves to spend time with her amazing adult daughters and two Boston Terriers.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 02349. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory 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, 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, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, 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 0.1 CEUs for this program.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.