Mental Health CEU Courses for OTs

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Infant Mental Health
Presented by Elizabeth Cara, Ph.D., OTR/L, MFC
Live WebinarTue, Jul 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4276Level: Introductory1 Hour
This presentation defines infant mental health, reviews attachment, and explains how to promote attachment behaviors in the caregiver/infant dyad or family system.

Cultivating a Sustainable Core, Part II: Therapeutic Interventions from Yoga, Physical Therapy, and Sports Medicine in Rehabilitation
Presented by Liz Gillem Duncanson, PT, MPT, ATC, CSCS, PYT, RYT-200, C-IAYT
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Course: #9290Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course is a continuation of the course titled, "Yoga Therapeutics to Cultivate A Sustainable Core". We build on the evidence-based and anatomical foundation of the dynamic core and apply the clinical reasoning of progressing patients and athletes through therapeutic exercises.

Perspectives on Yoga Inputs in the Management of Chronic Pain
Presented by Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500
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Course: #4182Level: Introductory1 Hour
Chronic pain triggers changes in brain structure that are linked to depression, anxiety, and impaired cognitive function. New research shows that practicing yoga has the opposite effect on the brain and can relieve chronic pain.

The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approach to Eating Disorders
Presented by Sabina K. Gojraty, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS
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Course: #4114Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course is designed to provide evidence-based information on the cognitive behavioral therapy treatment approach for eating disorders. Various occupational therapy treatment techniques and interventions will be highlighted.

Facilitating Occupational Therapy Groups in Mental Health and Other Practice Settings
Presented by William Lambert, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #4146Level: Introductory1 Hour
A variety of groups and group intervention activities will be presented that may be used in mental health, skilled nursing, school-based and a variety of other practice areas. This presentation addresses groups specific to occupational therapy and provides a basic outline of how to facilitate a group.

The Role of Occupational Therapy in the Postpartum Period to Improve Occupational Performance and Role Satisfaction
Presented by Anjali Parti, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #4079Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will offer insight into the role of occupational therapists in addressing the mother's mental health, occupational performance, and role satisfaction.

Neurobiology of Addiction: Implications for Occupational Therapy Intervention
Presented by Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500
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Course: #4047Level: Introductory1 Hour
Efforts to treat addiction are hampered by prejudice and a public view that treats it as a disorder of self-control, not a disease. We will explore advances in addiction research that, if disseminated to the public, could reverse these misconceptions and facilitate changes which will improve treatment.

Occupational Therapy's Role in Delirium Assessment, Prevention, & Management within the Intensive Care Unit
Presented by Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Meghan Morrow, OTR/L
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Course: #4013Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Patients experiencing delirium during their hospital admission have an increased mortality rate, increased hospital length of stay, and decreased level of functional independence for ADL/IADL performance at discharge. Occupational therapists are well positioned to provide meaningful interventions to aid in prevention and management of delirium.

The Relationship Between Adherence and Perceived Self-Efficacy: How To Improve Functional Outcomes By Motivating Your Clients
Presented by Caryn Shore-Genack, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #3869Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The field of occupational therapy believes that through therapeutic use of self the skilled practitioner can select the just right challenge and in the process have a positive impact on the self-efficacy of their clients. In this course session, participants will have the unique opportunity to explore the current evidence-based literature, which indicates a direct correlation between perceived efficacy and adherence, as well as learn strategies for facilitating client insight into their functional performance.

Yoga Therapeutics to Cultivate a Sustainable Core
Presented by Liz Gillem Duncanson, PT, MPT, ATC, CSCS, PYT, RYT-200, C-IAYT
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Course: #9286Level: Intermediate1 Hour
How do postural alignment and breathing patterns affect spinal stability and core muscle endurance? This presentation will distill concepts from yoga therapy, sports medicine, and physical rehabilitation to reveal novel treatment techniques that can improve relaxation, breathing mechanics, and core muscle recruitment.