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Using OT Assessments And Interventions To Help Community Dwelling Older Adults
Presented by Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Course: #3543 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide an introduction to standardized assessments that can be used to support their inclusion as having measurable functional assessments in community based settings with adults and older adults that can be used to track ability and a sense of well-being in older adults. Intervention recommendations will be made based upon assessment outcomes.

Sleep in Pediatric Occupational Therapy Practice: A Family-Centered Approach
Presented by Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L
Course: #3532 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course emphasizes the assessment and intervention process of sleep, using a holistic approach with the person, environment, and occupation model. The course includes the science of sleep, evidence related to pathology of sleep dysfunction, and implications to occupational participation and performance using the OT Practice Framework and family-centered care practices.

Occupational Coaching Basics for Practice: Facilitating Self-Direction in Your Clients
Presented by Patricia Crist, PhD, PC, OTR/L, FAOTA
Course: #3518 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
This course will introduce the basics of using coaching skills in practice to facilitate the development of self-efficacy in client’s abilities to engage in occupational performance growth and change. Coaching fundamentals will be defined and differentiated from typical therapy approaches along with the growing global evidence supporting coaching in occupational therapy.

Coping: How OT Mental Health Training Applies Across the Age and Impairment Spectrum
Presented by Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Course: #3482 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Coping is part of what OTs do with clients daily, yet many OTs don’t formally incorporate coping goals into outcomes of intervention. This course will suggest an approach for addressing coping as a part of treatment planning through review of assessments, goal setting, and techniques used in OT practice settings.

The Decline of Play Outdoors and the Rise in Sensory Issues
Presented by Angela Hanscom, MOT, OTR/L
Course: #3484 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
As we continue to decrease children’s time and space to move and play outdoors, we are seeing a simultaneous rise in the number of children that are presenting with sensory and motor deficits. Using the same philosophy that lies at the heart of her popular TimberNook program—that nature is the ultimate sensory experience, and that psychological and physical health improves for children when they spend time outside on a regular basis—Angela Hanscom offers several strategies to help children thrive in outdoor environments using a therapeutic approach to nature play.

Executive Functions and Everyday Activities
Presented by Yael Goverover, PhD, OTR/L
Course: #3498 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will review executive functions and their association with activities of daily living. The course will describe traditional and non-traditional evidence-based assessments and cognitive rehabilitation interventions.

This course is part of the OT Neuro Series.

Cerebral Palsy and Post-Op Treatment
Presented by Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Course: #3437 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will cover potential upper extremity surgeries for the individual with Cerebral Palsy, post-operative therapy protocols and anticipated functional changes related to the surgeries.

Management of Less Common Neurological Disorders
Presented by Amber L. Ward, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP/SMS
Course: #3409 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Many times the OT practitioner may come across less common neurological conditions in their clients, and be unsure as to precautions and management. This course will provide an overview of uncommon progressive and static neurological conditions and OT practitioner management.

Meditation and Neural Mechanisms: Cognitive Applications in the Elderly
Presented by Sindhu Narayan, OT/L, RYT200
Course: #3315 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course discusses various meditation techniques and the neural mechanisms associated with the practice of meditation based on current evidence. Further, it provides an outline for utilizing meditation as a therapeutic OT intervention in the elderly with cognitive dysfunction.

Caseload to Workload: A Data-Driven Approach to School-Based OT and PT Services
Presented by Jean Polichino, MS, OTR, FAOTA
Course: #3397 Level: Advanced2 Hours
Based on recommendations from the therapy professions, participants will identify methodologies for data collection, organization and analysis regarding the various activities and tasks they are asked to perform in their districts. They will learn how to utilize this data to help inform and influence administrative decisions regarding therapy staffing and service delivery.