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OT and SLP Collaboration for the School-Aged Child
Presented by Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L, Kelli Marshall, MS, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #5249Level: Advanced4 Hours
Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. The purpose of this course is to provide strategies to occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists on how to best collaborate with each other in order to provide high-quality services to children with disabilities. Topics discussed include progress monitoring, goal writing, and differences between medical and educational therapy settings.

Whole Body Treatment and Considerations for the Precrawling Infant
Presented by Mariah Woody, OTR/L, Lisa J. Roehl, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy
Live WebinarTue, Aug 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #5257Level: Advanced2 Hours
Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. Early development for the precrawling infant is greatly influenced by a variety of factors. Early intervention and identification of abnormal behaviors can be crucial within these progressive stages. This interdisciplinary course expands upon the theory of whole-body treatment, reflex identification, and therapeutic handling to effectively assist the infant’s early initiation of mobility and fine motor control. Through practical and clinical observations, the learner develops a deeper understanding of the importance of early intervention for the precrawling infant.

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.

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.

How To Fix Common Handwriting Challenges In Pediatric Therapy
Presented by Aditi Mehra, DHS, OTR/L
Video
Course: #5157Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course addresses the myriad of underlying issues which can impact handwriting performance, from the basics of pencil grip, letter formation, pace, and the sensory-motor mechanics required for handwriting success. Upon the completion of this course, practitioners will have access to simple step by step strategies with worksheets they can use the very next day to implement fluency-based handwriting interventions and make data based decisions in everyday practice.

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.

Real Treatment on Virtual Platforms: Addressing Functional Motor Concerns For Children Over Telehealth
Presented by Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L
Video
Course: #5112Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will discuss both challenges and opportunities posed by providing OT services for children virtually, especially with respect to motor goals. Evidence-based lecture will be supported by multiple video case studies to facilitate implementation of strategies into clinical practice.