Mental Health, Health And Wellness CEU Courses for OTs

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The Therapeutic Benefits of Outdoor Play
Presented by Angela Hanscom, MOT, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Jun 4, 2020 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #4756Level: Introductory1 Hour
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.

OT & Covid: How to Navigate a New World with Older Adults
Presented by Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD
Live WebinarTue, Jun 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4746Level: Introductory2 Hours
Occupational Therapy Practitioners serve an important role for older adults amidst COVID19 as we address ADL, safety, quality of life, mental health, and other areas directly impacted by this new virus. Our contribution to the at-risk population of older adults is important and invaluable.

ACEs and the Body: How Adverse Childhood Experiences Impact Occupational Therapy
Presented by Alison D. Peak, LCSW, IMH-E
Video
Course: #4690Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences and they ways that these early experiences might present in fine motor difficulties and sensory integration difficulties. This course will look at ways that occupational therapists can leverage this knowledge to improve outcomes.

Women's Health: An Introduction to Treating Pelvic Pain Disorders
Presented by Tiffany Lee, MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC
Video
Course: #4666Level: Introductory1 Hour
Millions of Americans are negatively impacted by bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic pain. You will learn about the OT’s role, different diagnoses, treatment applications, practical strategies, and how to become board certified in this specialty field. This course will focus on the pelvic pain disorders.

Sustaining the Well-Being of Healthcare Workers During Coronavirus
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
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Course: #4715Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is presenting new and unique challenges. We are navigating unchartered waters with this virus, making it important to find new ways to work and interact while also taking care of our mental health and well-being. Many are teleworking full-time for the first time, isolated from co-workers, friends and family. Others are on the front lines caring for others. No matter what, our daily living routines are disrupted causing added anxiety, stress and strain—physically, mentally, and financially. Now more than ever, we all must take care of our mental health and well-being. The purpose of this session is to provide wellness considerations for work settings as we all navigate the uncharted territory and response to novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). In this webinar, the learner will be offered strategies, exercises, activities and considerations for addressing their own health and wellness including stress management, sleep behaviors, and social connectedness. Additionally, symptoms related to trauma are reviewed along with techniques supervisors can utilize for effective, empathic management.

Women's Health: An Introduction to Treating Bowel Disorders
Presented by Tiffany Lee, MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC
Video
Course: #4665Level: Introductory1 Hour
Millions of Americans are negatively impacted by bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic pain. You will learn about the OT’s role, different diagnoses, treatment applications, practical strategies, and how to become board certified in this specialty field. This course will focus on the bowel disorders.

20Q: Kawa Model of Occupational Therapy Developer
Presented by Michael Iwama, PhD, MSc, BScOT, BSc
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Course: #4714Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
In this edition, we highlight Dr. Michael Iwama's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Iwama is the developer of the Kawa Model of Occupational Therapy. This course is part of a quarterly series on OccupationalTherapy.com designed as a salute to the OT pioneers with contributing editor Dr. Franklin Stein. It is presented in an engaging Q & A format and highlights the OT pioneer's journey into occupational therapy and research accomplishments.

Women's Health: An Introduction to Treating Bladder Disorders
Presented by Tiffany Lee, MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC
Video
Course: #4664Level: Introductory1 Hour
Millions of Americans are negatively impacted by bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic pain. You will learn about the OT’s role, different diagnoses, treatment applications, practical strategies, and how to become board certified in this specialty field. This course will focus on the bladder disorders.

Horses and Mental Health: An OT Perspective
Presented by Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS
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Course: #4647Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course explores the interactions between occupational therapy practitioners, horses, and mental health. Learn the role horses can play in working with a wide variety of mental health concerns and specific intervention activities.

Suicide and Self-Harm in the Elderly
Presented by Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #4596Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will discuss the signs that go beyond depression to reveal active suicidal or self-harm risk. We will address the prevalence of suicidality in long term care settings, elevated risks in care transitions, steps to improve the comfort and ability to conduct effective interviews and risk assessments, the Baby Boomer cohort effect, and provide clinical tips and resources.