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Mental Health of Adolescents: Psychosocial Occupational Therapy for Adolescent Populations
Presented by William Lambert, MS, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, May 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT
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.

School Based Occupational Therapy and Student Mental Health: Are We Helping?
Presented by Moni Keen, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Jun 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
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.

Psychosocial Considerations in the Pediatric Acute Care Hospital Setting
Presented by Laura Stimler, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, C/NDT
Live WebinarThu, Jun 17, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
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.

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.

A Sensory Approach to Home
Presented by Britt Collins-Feist, MS, OTR/L
Video
Course: #5064Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides the participants with sensory strategies including yoga and mindfulness activities to help create home-based therapy ideas for their families. You will learn about sensory regulation and modulation and how to build sensory strategies into a child’s everyday life.

Understanding Primitive Reflexes: How They Impact Child Development and Intervention Strategies for Integration
Presented by Samantha Heidenreich, OTD, MOT
Video
Course: #5028Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course looks at entry-level knowledge of primitive reflexes. Participants will identify retained reflexes and utilize strategies to support integration to facilitate child development.

Translating and Implementing Motor Learning Approaches for Neurorehabilitation
Presented by Veronica T. Rowe, PhD, OTR/L, CBIST
VideoAudio
Course: #5015Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This webinar will review current evidence-based practice of motor learning approaches that address underlying client factors that may influence occupational performance due to a neurological event. Emphasis will be placed on the knowledge translation and implementation of treatment components within Task Oriented/Specific Training, Constraint Induced Movement Therapy, and the Cognitive Orientation of Occupational Performance along with ways to improve motivation and adherence to treatments.

Pediatric Teletherapy: Treatment Ideas for Older Children
Presented by Tasha Perkins Holmes, MOT, OTR/L
VideoAudio
Course: #5047Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course explores the occupational needs of the older child as well as therapeutic treatment ideas to address those needs.

Back to Basics: Guidelines for Management of Communication in Rett Syndrome
Presented by Theresa Bartolotta, PhD, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #4965Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will summarize the recommendations of the recently published Communication Guidelines in Rett Syndrome. Best practices for assessment and intervention of communication in individuals with Rett syndrome will be described and demonstrated.