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Neurodiversity: How to Support Agency and Self-determination
Presented by Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
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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.

Understanding Privilege, for Healthcare Professionals
Presented by Esther Clervaud, EdS
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Course: #9513Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Systems of privilege have created a wide division of inequality. This course will help health care professionals identify their privilege and determine how to make a difference in their places of employment.

Reducing the Influence of Implicit Biases for Healthcare Professionals
Presented by Esther Clervaud, EdS
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Course: #9508Level: Introductory1 Hour
Our implicit biases affect how we perceive, evaluate, and react to others. Discover strategies that will help you reduce its influence to better meet the needs of those you serve.

Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Occupational Justice and Practice
Presented by Heather Javaherian-Dysinger, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #4894Level: Introductory1 Hour
Intimate partner violence is a justice issue that impacts occupational participation and the health of individuals, families, and communities. This course will focus on understanding the role of occupational therapy in this area and issues of occupational justice.

HIV/AIDS: Transmission & Infection Control Considerations
Presented by A.U. Bankaitis Smith, PhD, FAAA
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Course: #9490Level: Introductory2 Hours
The purpose of this course is to educate allied health care professionals on HIV fundamentals. Incidence, transmission, and infection control considerations relevant to patient management will be outlined.

Strategies for Creating a Culturally-Inclusive Mindset
Presented by Esther Clervaud, EdS
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Course: #9478Level: Introductory1 Hour
Since America is growing more diverse, cultural awareness has become more vital for day-to-day success. Discover four strategies that will help you develop a mindset that will facilitate a culturally-sensitive environment both personally and professionally, regardless of your work setting.

Minority is the New Majority: Strategies to Combat Racism, Address Micro-aggressions, and Promote Healing in the Therapeutic Setting
Presented by Aditi Mehra, DHS, OTR/L
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Course: #4821Level: Intermediate2 Hours
As the U.S. population becomes increasingly multicultural and telehealth extends services into remote areas; there is a pronounced need for therapists to become adept at the delivery of culturally appropriate care. This course offers insight for therapists to not only self-reflect on their own biases, but also explore evidence-based strategies to overcome everyday barriers promoted by the acts of racial micro-aggressions.

U.S. Healthcare Services & Diverse Populations
Presented by Tasha Perkins Holmes, MOT, OTR/L
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Course: #4829Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course provides information regarding some of the barriers that minorities face in the healthcare setting. It also provides ideas for improving patient-centered care for diverse populations.

ACEs and the Body: How Adverse Childhood Experiences Impact Occupational Therapy
Presented by Alison D. Peak, LCSW, IMH-E
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Course: #4690Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences and they ways that these early experiences might present in fine motor difficulties and sensory integration difficulties. This course will look at ways that occupational therapists can leverage this knowledge to improve outcomes.

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #9438Level: Introductory1 Hour
Harassment, and more specifically, sexual harassment, is illegal. This course reviews the definition of sexual harassment, ways to prevent harassment, and what to do should harassment occur in the workplace.