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QiGO, Qigong And Mindful Movement For Self-Care
Presented by Amy Starkey, COTA/L, E-RYT200, YACEP, CTP-E, Qi1
Course: #6143Level: Introductory1 Hour
Participants will learn gentle, effective mind-body-based movements, breaths, and acupressure points proven to decrease stress, calm anxiety, improve mental focus, boost immune system function, facilitate joint mobility/ROM, reduce pain, and build resiliency in this course. Qigong is the perfect therapeutic movement exercise for both clinicians and clients wanting to create a regular self-care and wellness practice.

Computer Ergonomics: How Can Occupational Therapy Practitioners Help?
Presented by Shaul Lent, OTR/L, MA, CDP, CEAS
Course: #6130Level: Introductory2 Hours
Occupational therapists who want to improve the ergonomics of clients who are using computers are the focus of this webinar. After learning the analytical tools to apply to their ergonomic knowledge, professionals will be able to make customized ergonomic product, environmental, and behavioral recommendations.

Attachment And The Sensory Integration Process: Inseparable Client Factors
Presented by Virginia Spielmann, PhD, OTR/L
Course: #6125Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Attachment has been described as one of the most important constructs related to human well-being and childhood attachment, and it is a proven predictor of health in later life. This course will examine attachment styles and patterns related to sensory profiles and goodness of fit.

Occupational Therapy And Fatigue After Cancer
Presented by Jantina Kroese-King, Occupational Therapist/Clinical Epidemiologist
Course: #6074Level: Introductory1 Hour
A comprehensive understanding of the challenges posed by fatigue after cancer treatment and how occupational therapy can play a pivotal role in managing this condition is covered in this course. Fatigue is a common and debilitating issue experienced by many cancer survivors, impacting their daily lives and overall well-being. In this course, participants will gain essential knowledge and skills to address fatigue-related concerns through evidence-based occupational therapy approaches.

Trauma Informed Care: What Does An Occupational Therapy Practitioner Need To Know?
Presented by Aditi Mehra, DHSc, OTR/L
Course: #6110Level: Introductory1 Hour
The significance of recognizing and addressing the complex impacts of trauma on both clients and practitioners, to not only tailor interventions that foster holistic healing and growth but also empower us to forge deeper therapeutic connections, will be explored in this course. This content will help you learn how to use evidence-based strategies rooted in trauma-informed principles to extend compassionate support to those we serve and cultivate an empathetic foundation to navigate our own personal and professional experiences of trauma.

Substance Misuse In The Elderly And Use Of Screening, Brief Intervention, And Referral To Treatment (SBIRT)
Presented by Ingrid Provident, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Course: #6062Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Substance use disorders are a significant problem in the elderly population. Studies have shown that elderly patients with substance use disorders have very good outcomes when diagnosed and treatment is initiated using SBIRT, a technique incorporating Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral for Intervention.

Yoga Tools For Trauma: Trauma-Informed Mindful Movement For Pediatric Therapists
Presented by Amy Starkey, COTA/L, E-RYT200, YACEP, CTP-E
Course: #6095Level: Introductory1 Hour
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.

Work: An Occupation Across The Lifespan
Presented by Thomas F. Fisher, PhD, OTR/L, CCM, FAOTA
Course: #6021Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Occupational therapy has a long significant history of contribution to persons leading independent and functional lives, which includes work. With injured soldiers returning to the US after WWI, reconstruction aides (later becoming occupational therapists) promoted work as a means and an ends to their rehabilitation. This remains the case over 105 years later. During this session, we will explore the history and the current state of work and industry, including ergonomics, as an area of practice for occupational therapy practitioners.

Fostering Healthy Minds: Exploring Occupational Therapy’s Role In Supporting Infant And Early Childhood Mental Health
Presented by Jessica McMurdie, OTR/L
Course: #6061Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn about the critical window of brain development and the key factors that impact the social-emotional foundations of infants and toddlers. Learn how occupational therapy’s unique perspective can make a positive impact on infants' and toddlers' overall well-being and mental health.

Multiple Generations In The Workplace: Effective Communication To Enhance Diversity
Presented by Ingrid Provident, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Course: #5971Level: Introductory1 Hour
There are very different generations in the workplace and getting these groups to work together effectively is challenging. It is important to first understand each of these groups based on their strengths to bring out the beauty of diversity for the overarching purpose of preventing generational collisions from occurring in the workplace. This presentation will present a way to identify communication preferences and effective ways to approach others that have different viewpoints.

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