Useful strategies (‘tools’) that pediatric therapists can implement in either the school or clinic setting for helping their young clients successfully navigate trauma through the use of yoga and other mindful movement activities for building resiliency and self-regulation of the nervous system will be reviewed in this course. Attendees will learn about the impact of trauma and how to lead therapy sessions from a trauma-informed lens.
Course created on August 31, 2023
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 07719; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-947131; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to identify what trauma is and the different types of trauma clients may have experienced.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the impact of trauma on learning and behavior in students and how trauma and sensory issues often overlap.
- After this course, participants will be able to list characteristics of treating clients using a trauma-informed lens and self-regulation strategies for helping clients to manage the physiological symptoms of trauma.
|5-15 Minutes||Trauma Defined|
|15-20 Minutes||Trauma Statistics|
|20-25 Minutes||The Neuroscience of Trauma|
|25-30 Minutes||The Impact of Trauma on Learning & Behavior|
|30-55 Minutes||Yoga + Other Mind/Body-based ‘Tools’ for Working with Trauma in Clients|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
COTA/L, E-RYT200, YACEP, CTP-E
Amy M. Starkey has worked in pediatric OT for 25 years, specializing in sensory processing, trauma, and school-based OT. She’s combined her expertise as a children’s yoga instructor, a certified trauma practitioner, and a certified occupational therapy assistant to help children of all ages and ability levels become ‘educated, encouraged, and empowered’!
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