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Treating Adolescents Diagnosed With Eating Disorders: An Occupational Therapy Approach
Presented by Maddie Duzyk, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Aug 12, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #5258Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is an introduction to eating disorders. It helps the learner to understand the social and physiological complexity of the eating disorder population and explores occupational therapy's unique role in treating this population in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Psychosocial Considerations in the Pediatric Acute Care Hospital Setting
Presented by Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT
VideoAudio
Course: #5184Level: Introductory1 Hour
This presentation will explore psychosocial issues children and their families experience during acute hospital admissions. Trends and reasons for hospitalizations will be described. Evidence-based occupational therapy evaluation and treatment interventions to address the psychosocial needs of children admitted to the hospital will be described.

Sensory Health: The Missing Piece in the Wellness Conversation
Presented by Catherine M. Cavaliere, PhD, OTR
Live WebinarThu, Aug 26, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #5261Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course describes the impact of sensory processing and integration on well-being and the role of sensory health in wellness models as well as the implications for health promotion and prevention through a sensory health lens.

School-Based Occupational Therapy and Student Mental Health: Are We Helping?
Presented by Moni Keen, OTD, OTR/L
VideoAudio
Course: #5183Level: Introductory1 Hour
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.

Exploring the Role of Occupational Therapy and Refugees
Presented by Khalil Mrabe, MEd, OTD
VideoAudio
Course: #5171Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides an introduction to the diverse migrant population, challenges and barriers to participation, and how occupational therapy can impact the transition of refugees into host countries. This course outlines potential advocacy using the occupational justice framework to combat systemic barriers restricting occupational participation, performance, and prosperity.

Moving Forward: Occupational Therapy's Unique Contribution in Treating and Promoting Pelvic Health
Presented by Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP
Video
Course: #5170Level: Introductory2 Hours
Pelvic health issues impact the lives of millions of men, women, and children, often limiting their ability to engage in meaningful occupations. This program will clarify functions of the pelvic floor, as well as causes and types of disorders, while illuminating occupational therapy's vital and unique contribution to working with this population.

Mental Health of Adolescents: Psychosocial Occupational Therapy for Adolescent Populations
Presented by William Lambert, MS, OTR/L
VideoAudio
Course: #5181Level: Introductory1 Hour
An overview of occupational therapy practice with adolescents experiencing mental health issues, including suicide and the effects of the pandemic will be presented. Common diagnoses, presenting problems, psychosocial stressors and basic concepts used in providing occupational therapy are examined. Occupational therapy programing, assessments, interventions and emerging trends and practice opportunities are identified.

20Q: Psychosocial Rehabilitation
Presented by Moses N. Ikiugu, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
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Course: #5204Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The purpose of this interview was to highlight for course participants the role of occupational therapy in psychosocial rehabilitation, current research on purposeful and meaningful occupations, and the role of a humanistic philosophical framework in 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.

Breaking the Cycle of Stress: Stress Management Tools for Healthcare Professionals
Presented by Jessi Andricks, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #5201Level: Introductory2 Hours
As helping professionals, stress management and burnout prevention are key to lasting in the field and in our careers. In this course, you’ll learn how this stress triggers the “cycle of stress”, how to break this cycle and practical tools to help you better manage it on a daily basis.

Neurodiversity: How to Support Agency and Self-determination
Presented by Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Video
Course: #9514Level: Intermediate1 Hour
It is imperative for clinicians and educators to be aware of the neurodiversity movement in order to better support all human rights. This course discusses what neurodiversity is and the history of the movement, as well as the potential for trauma related to behavioral interventions. Case examples demonstrate how to apply a paradigm shift to clinical practice that seeks to accept and celebrate differences rather than mask them.