Stress reduces our ability to cope and the holidays increase the number of stressors in our daily lives: The pandemic presents a unique pile-on effect for families. This advanced level course builds of foundational knowledge of Ayre’s theory of Sensory Integration to the occupational needs of families during holiday celebrations.
Course created on December 17, 2020
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Advanced, OT Service Delivery, 01364; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-805640; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Advanced, Mental Health
- After this course, participants will be able to apply knowledge about how holiday stress can exacerbate disruptive behaviors associated with the 3 most prevalent childhood mental health disorders with socially disruptive behavior (SPD, autism & ADHD) and how this in turn impacts family quality of life.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply knowledge about occupations performance patterns that promote occupational engagement during the holidays and integrate into treatment planning.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply knowledge about how to support families to differentiate toys, gifts and activities that support adaptive responses during stressful family celebrations.
|5-25 Minutes||Brief review|
|25-40 Minutes||Clinical hypothesis|
|40-70 Minutes||Case example|
|70-80 Minutes||Review and reflect|
|80-110 Minutes||Classify performance patterns impacting family life|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Rondalyn V. Whitney
PhD OTR/L, FAOTA
Dr. Rondalyn Whitney is an Associate Professor and Director of faculty Development & Scholarship at West Virginia University. Dr. Whitney writes prolifically on the barriers occupational participation primarily in families raising children with developmental disabilities. Dr. Whitney’s research interests are in health related quality of life, toxic stress, and emotional disclosure through personal narrative and journal writing. Her primary outcome variable of interest is enhanced social participation for individuals with disabilities and their families. She is currently completing an advanced certificate in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. Please see Dr. Whitney’s profile on LinkedIn for more information or contact her at email@example.com
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 01364. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Advanced 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 2.0 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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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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