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October: Boos and CEUs!

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

This October, while you’re planning your Halloween costumes and parties, you should also start thinking about your end-of-year continuing education requirements. It’s SCARY to be scrambling to get your hours completed in December! Complete your courses this month, and by October 31, you can relax and have fun!  Here are some other great events and promotions on OccupationalTherapy.com:

Happy World OT Day


World OT Day falls on October 27th. This is a great day to promote our profession and educate others about the great work we do. The WFOT brings together over 80 national occupational therapy professional organizations.  Use their great resources to get the word out and celebrate all things OT! To celebrate, OccupationalTherapy.com is having a one-day promotion of $89/year for unlimited access to our great library. This offer is for new members only, so tell a friend or colleague if you already enjoy the benefits of membership! To access the promo code, follow us on Facebook


OTI Journal Club


If you missed our first Occupational Therapy International Journal Club, the recording is now available in our library. Mark your calendars for our next quarterly installment on 12/7, from 11:00 am-12:00 pm, EST. Guest author Dr. Kinsuk Maitra, from Florida International University, will present Meta-analysis on Cognitive Rehabilitation and Traumatic Brain Injury. Save the date!


Developmental Coordination Disorder Series



Check out this NEW 4-part video series on Developmental Coordination Disorder! Presented by top UK authors, in partnership with Pearson, this series will introduce you to the DCD population, describe the motor and non-motor characteristics across the lifespan, provide insights into assessments and tools, and supply handwriting and ecological interventions. A "Fab 4" compilation not to be missed! 



Mental Health Practices and Programs Virtual Conference



The current mental health system is very diverse, especially as it applies to occupational therapy practices. This five-part series, organized by Guest Editor Elizabeth Cara Ph.D., OTR/L, MFC, will give a comprehensive overview and highlight the difference between psychosocial strategies for all clients and strategies for clients in mental health.  The remainder of the conference will describe current and future trends and provide an insight into mental health interventions across the age span. Join us October 26-30. All courses are at Noon EDT.


Halloween Happenings


We don’t know about you, but after a night of trick-or-treating, we like to curl up with a scary movie and some popcorn. Here are a few suggestions for FRIGHTENINGLY good continuing education courses to go along with our favorite horror flicks

These and hundreds of other courses are available with an OccupationalTherapy.com membership at the GHOULISHLY low price of $99 per year – so join now! If you don’t complete those CEUs soon, your decision may HAUNT you!

Happy Halloween,

Fawn Carson MS, OTR/L, ATP
Managing Editor



fawn carson

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

Managing Editor

Fawn has been an occupational therapist for over 20 years and holds a master’s degree from Rush University in Chicago and a B.A. degree from Miami University in Oxford, OH. After working in a Level I trauma center in a variety of treatment areas, Fawn became a wheelchair seating specialist. In 2005, she received her Assistive Technology Practitioner certification. Prior to her role as Managing Editor, Fawn was the Assistant Editor and CEU Administrator of OccupationalTherapy.com and Community Relations Manager for Allied Health Media, OccupationalTherapy.com's parent company.