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Other   |   September 2012
Continuing Education
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, September/October 2012, Vol. 66, 626-627. doi:10.5014/ajot.66.5.626
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, September/October 2012, Vol. 66, 626-627. doi:10.5014/ajot.66.5.626
AOTA Self-Paced Clinical Courses
Early Childhood: Occupational Therapy Services for Children Birth to Five.Edited by Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. Important SPCC provides a journey of occupational therapy in early childhood with the aim of developing perspectives, knowledge, and skills to improve the ability of practitioners to have a positive impact on the lives of children and families, teachers, and child care providers. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3026, AOTA Members: $259, Nonmembers: $359.
Mental Health Promotion, Prevention, and Intervention With Children and Youth: A Guiding Framework for Occupational Therapy.Edited by Susan Bazyk, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. New SPCC lays a foundation for conceptualizing the role of occupational therapy in mental health with children and youth in schools and community settings. Takes a public health approach with a focus on helping children develop and maintain positive mental health psychologically, socially, and functionally. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3030, AOTA Members: $259, Nonmembers: $359.
Collaborating for Student Success: A Guide for School-Based Occupational Therapy.Edited by Barbara Hanft, MA, OTR, FAOTA, and Jayne Shepherd, MS, OTR, FAOTA. Practical guide that highlights how occupational therapists collaborate effectively with family and education partners in schools and connect collaboration to the mandate in the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) and No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) to help students participate in the general curriculum. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 Contact Hours). Order #3023, AOTA Members: $259, Nonmembers: $359.
Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: Considerations for Advanced Practice.Edited by Marian Kavanagh Scheinholtz, MS, OT/L. Comprehensive SPCC provides an understanding of recent advances and trends in mental health practice and specifically addresses the implications of the President’s New Freedom Commission Report (2003) and the Recovery Model as a framework for occupational therapy practice in mental health. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3027, AOTA Members: $259, Nonmembers: $359.
Occupational Therapy and Home Modification: Promoting Safety and Supporting Participation.Edited by Margaret Christenson, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Carla Chase, EdD, OTR/L, CAPS. In-depth SPCC includes a CD-ROM with hundreds of photographic and video resources to provide education on home modification for adults or children and provides an overview on evaluation and intervention, descriptions of assessment tools, and guidelines for client-centered practice and occupation-based outcomes. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3029, AOTA Members: $259, Nonmembers: $359.
AOTA Online Courses
Understanding the Assistive Technology Process to Promote School-Based Occupation.Beth Goodrich, MS, MEd, OTR, ATP; Lynn Gitlow, PhD, OTR/L, ATP; and Judith Schoonover, MEd, OTR/L, ATP. Provides occupational therapy practitioners with knowledge of the AT process as delivered in schools and how it can assist practitioners in considering the use of technology to increase student participation in meaningful school-based occupations. Earn 1 AOTA CEU (12.5 NBCOT PDUs/10 contact hours). Order #OL31, AOTA Members: $112.50, Nonmembers: $159.75.
Occupational Therapy in Action: Using the Lens of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process, 2nd Edition.Susanne Smith Roley, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Janet DeLany, DEd, OTR/L, FAOTA. Addresses occupational therapy and the occupational therapy process as described in the 2008 edition of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework with four sections on Core Concepts, Evaluation, Intervention, and Outcomes and supplemental links to articles in OT Practice, SIS Quarterly newsletters, and AJOT.Earn .6 AOTA CEU (7.5 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours). Order #OL32, AOTA Members: $180, Nonmembers: $255.
Occupational Therapy in School-Based Practice: Contemporary Issues and Trends (Core Session and 10 Elective Sessions).Edited by Yvonne Swinth, PhD, OTR/L. Practical information for service delivery and intervention strategies in school-based settings with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the philosophy of education, and the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework as basis of the presentation. Elective sessions customize study. Core Session—Earn 1 AOTA CEU (12.5 NBCOT PDUs/10 contact hours). Order #OLSBC, AOTA Members: $225, Nonmembers: $320. See elective sessions CE and pricing at http://store.aota.org.
AOTA CEonCDs™
Coming soon! Autism Topics Part III: Addressing Play and Playfulness When Intervening With Children With an Autism Spectrum Disorder.By Renee Watling, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. The third of a 3-part series with supplemental content from chapters in Autism: A Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Approach, 3rd Edition (recommended reading). Four CE topics provide information on how to incorporate the occupation of play into both evaluations and interventions with children with autism spectrum disorders. Earn .6 CEU (7.5 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours). Order #4884, AOTA Members: $210, Nonmembers: $299.
Autism Topics Part I: Relationship Building, Evaluation Strategies, and Sensory Integration and Praxis.Presented by Renee Watling, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. The first of a three-part series that builds on content from the Autism: A Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Approach, 3rd Edition (recommended reading). Content helps expand understanding and practice with children on the autism spectrum through building the intentional relationship, using occupational therapy evaluation strategies, addressing sensory integration challenges, and planning intervention for praxis. Earn .6 CEUs (7.5 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours). Order #4848, AOTA Members: $210, Nonmembers: $299.
Autism Topics Part II: Occupational Therapy Service Provision in an Educational Context.Edited by Renee Watling, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. The second in a 3-part series with supplemental content from chapters in Autism: A Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Approach, 3rd Edition (recommended reading). Content addresses the unique aspects of occupational therapy practice within public school systems that can enhance abilities to meet needs of children with autism spectrum disorders and their families. Earn .6 CEUs (7.5 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours). Order #4881, AOTA Members: $210, Nonmembers: $299.
The Short Child Occupational Profile (SCOPE).By Patricia Bowyer, EdD, MS, OTR, FAOTA; Hany Ngo, MOT, OTR; and Jessica Kramer, PhD, OTR. Introducing The Short Child Occupational Profile (SCOPE) assessment tool, this course provides a systematic way to document a child’s motivation for occupations, habits and roles, skills, and environmental supports and barriers. The SCOPE can be used with children and youth ages birth to 21 in a range of practice contexts. Earn .6 AOTA CEU (7.5 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours). Order #4847, AOTA Members: $210, Nonmembers: $299.
Response to Intervention (RtI) for At-Risk Learners: Advocating for Occupational Therapy’s Role in General Education.By Gloria Frolek Clark, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA, and Jean Polichino, OTR MS, FAOTA. Provides RtI core components and the role of occupational therapists at each tier with case studies. RtI is being implemented nationally to ensure high-quality instruction and data-based decision making within the general educational system, and content highlights opportunities for occupational therapy within RtI frameworks in public education. Earn .2 AOTA CEU (2.5 NBCOT PDUs/2 contact hours). Order #4876, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmembers: $97.
Creating Successful Transitions to Community Mobility Independence for Adolescents: Addressing the Needs of Students With Cognitive, Social, and Behavioral Limitations. (ADED Approved.) By Miriam Monahan, MS, OTR, CDRS, CDI, and Kimberly Patten, OTL, AMPS certified. Clarifies the role of community mobility in IEPs, reviews diagnoses and community mobility challenges often experienced by youths, discusses screening tools to identify community mobility deficiencies before transition from school, and provides concepts in therapeutic activities and methods to help develop student skills. Earn .7 AOTA CEU (8.75 NBCOT PDUs/7 contact hours). Order #4833, AOTA Members: $122.50, Nonmembers: $175.
Driving Assessment and Training Techniques: Addressing the Needs of Students With Cognitive and Social Limitations Behind the Wheel. (ADED Approved.) By Miriam Monahan, MS, OTR, CDRS, CDI. Occupational therapy practitioners in the driver rehabilitation area are challenged by students with Asperger syndrome, nonverbal learning disabilities, autism, traumatic brain injury, attention deficit disorders, and lower IQ scores. Highly visual course addresses critical issues related to driving assessment and training. Earn 1 AOTA CEU (12.5 NBCOT PDUs/10 contact hours). Order #4837, AOTA Members: $174.30, Nonmembers: $248.50.
Sensory Processing Concepts and Applications in Practice.By Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA. Highlights Dunn’s Model of Sensory Processing and the implementation of the occupational therapy process, evidence review for best practice assessment and intervention methods, applications within school-based practice, and case studies on practice implementation within everyday lives of children. Earn .2 AOTA CEU (2.5 NBCOT PDUs/2 contact hours). Order #4834, AOTA Members: $68, Nonmembers: $97.
Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum: Life After IDEA.By Lisa Crabtree, PhD, OTR/L, and Janet DeLany, DEd, OTR/L, FAOTA. Addresses critical issues of autism in adulthood and provides occupational therapy practitioners with the knowledge and tools to advocate for the health and community participation of young adults and adults on the autism spectrum at all ages and ability levels. Earn .3 AOTA CEU (3.75 NBCOT PDUs/3 contact hours). Order #4878, AOTA Members: $105, Nonmembers: $150.
AOTA Autism Specialty Conference Webcasts
Fully narrated PowerPoint™ presentations with practical content to enhance knowledge and skills and provide specialty conference experience at home. These webcasts do not require a course exam. Purchase all 10 webcasts together and save 50%.Earn 13.5 contact hours. Order #WA1000K, AOTA Members: $175, Nonmembers: $250.
  • Social Participation and Communication Strategies for Individuals With Autism Across the Lifespan.By Lisa A. Crabtree, PhD, OTR/L, and Zosia Zaks, MEd, CRC.Earn 2.75 contact hours. Order #WA1002, AOTA Members: $65, Nonmembers: $94.

  • AOTA and You: Working Together to Promote the Policy and Practice of Occupational Therapy for Persons With Autism.By Marcy M. Buckner, JD, AOTA; Sandra Schefkind, MS, OTR/L; and Chuck Willmarth.Earn 1 contact hour. Order #WA1003, AOTA Members: $25, Nonmembers: $36.

  • Evidence-Based Review of Interventions for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders.By Jane Case-Smith, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA.Earn 1 contact hour. Order #WA1004, AOTA Members: $25, Nonmembers: $36.

  • You Say “Deficit,” I Say “Defines Me”: Daring to Celebrate the Unique Contributions of People on the Autism Spectrum.By Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA.Earn 1 contact hour. Order #WA1005, AOTA Members: $25, Nonmembers: $36.

  • A Family Affair: The Voices of Parents and Individuals With Autism.By Janet V. DeLany, DEd, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Barbara B. Demchick, MS, OTR/L.Earn 1.5 contact hours. Order #WA1006, AOTA Members: $40, Nonmembers: $57.

  • Professional Collaboration to Maximize Successful Participation Across the Lifespan.By Lisa Crabtree, PhD, OTR/L.Earn 1.5 contact hours. Order #WA1007, AOTA Members: $40, Nonmembers: $57.

  • Developing Evidence-Based Interventions in Early Childhood–Aged Children With an ASD Across Contexts.By Scott Tomchek, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA.Earn 1.5 contact hours. Order #WA1008, AOTA Members: $40, Nonmembers: $57.

  • Partnering With Adolescents and Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders: Challenges and Opportunities.By Kristie Patten Koenig, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA.Earn 1.5 contact hours. Order #WA1009, AOTA Members: $40, Nonmembers: $57.

  • Emerging as Leaders in Autism Research and Practice,By Roseann C. Schaaf, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA.Earn .75 contact hour. Order #WA1010, AOTA Members: $25, Nonmembers: $36.

  • Community Partnerships—Panel Presentation by Autism Society and Easter Seals,By Marguerite Kirst Colston, MS, and Patricia Wright, PhD.Earn 1 contact hour. Order #WA1011, AOTA Members: $25, Nonmembers: $36.

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