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Finding the Sweet Spot in Functional Cognitive Intervention: Grading Tasks to Maximize Outcomes
Presented by Angela Reimer, OTD, MOT, OTR, CBIST
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Course: #4143 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course focuses on educating therapists on how to develop treatment sessions to address functional cognition. Additionally, strategies to appropriately grade intervention to provide the "just right challenge" will be presented.

Innovations in Geriatric Care: Sleep and the Challenge of Aging (Day 5)
Presented by Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #3968 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Do we accept that disrupted sleep is 'normal' in the elderly? While it is widely accepted that elderly residents have trouble sleeping, what is understood about the nature of those sleep difficulties? Is disrupted sleep the cause or the effect of cognitive decline? of heart disease? of challenging behaviors? This course will discuss specific sleep challenges in the elderly as well as appropriate staff responses and treatment options. Specific discussion on sleep culture in our residential environments, and how can we improve our environments for sleep promotion.

The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approach to Eating Disorders
Presented by Sabina K. Gojraty, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS
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Course: #4114 Level: 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.

Modifying Approaches to Improve Outcomes for Children with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Their Families
Presented by Dan Dubovsky, MSW
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Course: #4145 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course presents an overview of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). The role of occupational therapy and how and why approaches need to be modified for individuals with an FASD are highlighted.

Facilitating Occupational Therapy Groups in Mental Health and Other Practice Settings
Presented by William Lambert, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #4146 Level: 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.

Innovations in Geriatric Care: Evidence-Based Interventions for Falls (Day 4)
Presented by Holly Hester, PT, DPT, CHC
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Course: #3967 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
As the population ages, health care providers, including occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants, must employ effective methods of fall risk assessment, prevention, and management to prevent the serious injuries, decreased mobility, and loss of independence caused by falls. This session will discuss evidence-based interventions for falls, emphasizing the role of occupational therapy in the interdisciplinary management of falls in both the institutional and community settings.

Innovations in Geriatric Care: Human Trafficking; Identification and Prevention (Day 2)
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #3965 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Human trafficking is a widespread form of slavery that exists today, even within the United States. Victims of human trafficking come in all sexes, genders, nationalities, and ethnicities. This course will explore the nature and scope of human trafficking in the United States. Participants will learn about the dynamics of control in human trafficking, impact on victims, how to identify and report human trafficking, and efforts to combat human trafficking through education, advocacy, and legislation.

Innovations in Geriatric Care: Trauma-Informed Care; What It Is and Why It's Important (Day 1)
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #3964 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Life trauma can lead to lifestyle practices that influence development of chronic illness. Understanding past traumatic events in individuals' lives can be key to effective care. Trauma-informed care is an approach to engaging people with a history of life trauma that recognizes trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role trauma plays in their lives. This session explores how trauma-informed care can be used by clinicians with individuals who have experienced pervasive adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). This session provides suggestions for using the five guiding principles of trauma-informed care: safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration, and empowerment, as the best clinical practice.

Successful Aging
Presented by Ron Carson, OT, OTD, MHS, CLT
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Course: #4070 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course explores and explains successful aging theory and application to clinical practice.

Introduction to Utilizing 3D Printing in Occupational Therapy
Presented by SueAnn Woods, MOT, OTR/L, CLT, CHT
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Course: #4056 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will give an overview to the basics of 3D printers and filaments for the OT practitioner. This course will cover indications, contraindications, and precautions from an OT and public health/environmental health perspective. The course will give users practical ideas, resources, and strategies for quick start.