This presentation will unveil the therapeutic benefits of outdoor play. Participants will learn about the occupation of outdoor play, how it is at risk, its incredible benefits, and ways to restore this childhood right both in the school and home settings.
Course created on June 4, 2020
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Areas Of Occupation; 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 #20-704529; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to explain why outdoor play is a valuable and irreplaceable occupation for children.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least five therapeutic benefits of outdoor play.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the difference between activities and true play experiences and simple tools on how to inspire these in the school and home settings.
|5-20 Minutes||Outdoor play overview|
|20-35 Minutes||Therapeutic benefits of outdoor play|
|35-50 Minutes||Differences between activities and true play in school and home settings|
|50-60 Minutes||Summery; Q and A|
Angela Hanscom is a pediatric occupational therapist and the founder of TimberNook, an internationally recognized program that is found throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia. She is the author of the nonfiction book, Balanced & Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children published by New Harbinger. Angela has been featured on the Children & Nature Network, Huffington Post, MindShift, Babble.com, NPR’s Education blog, the DIY Network, The Jerusalem Post, Times of India, Johnson & Johnson TEDx Talks, and is a frequent contributor to the Washington Post Answer Sheet.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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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.
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