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Practical Strategies for Improving the Effectiveness, Efficiency and Impact of Your School-Based OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SERVICES – LIVE

January 10 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm MST

Specifically Designed for Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants Serving Preschool‑Grade 12:

  • Dozens of practical evidence‑based strategies for implementing best practices and multi-tiered support systems
  • New and innovative techniques consistent with the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework to accelerate the efficiency, effectiveness and outcomes of your occupational therapy program
  • Incorporate the most effective OT techniques with at‑risk students
  • Timesaving tips to help you gain greater control of your caseload … Simplify your documentation and improve your treatment results
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Practical Ideas and Strategies

Designed especially for Occupational Therapists and OT Assistants, whether novice or veteran, this idea‑packed seminar combines the best occupational therapy practices with the realities of related service provision in today’s demanding school settings. You will leave this seminar with a wealth of practical strategies that will enable you to become more effective and efficient in your school‑based occupational therapy practice.

Sought‑after school-based occupational therapist, Beverly Moskowitz, shares dozens of proven ideas for becoming a “go‑to” professional and team member, based on her extensive experience as a school‑based occupational therapist. Throughout the day, Beverly will share an indispensable “bag of tricks” with adaptations, accommodations, interventions, and technology applications that range from inexpensive to free that will be helpful for in-person as well as distance learning school environments.

Ten Key Benefits of Attending

  1. Practical Strategies to Strengthen Your Role as a School‑Based Occupational Therapist
    Learn how to be a more effective and efficient school therapist with an expanded repertoire of strategies that will make you a highly valued resource and team member
  2. Gain Greater Control of Your Caseload
    Gain greater control of your caseload by pioneering alternative delivery models, collaborative teaming, inclusive programming, flexible scheduling, and occupational therapy sensibilities
  3. Fresh, Innovative Ideas to Expand Your Therapy Repertoire
    Expand your “bag of tricks” with adaptations, accommodations, interventions, and technologies that range from inexpensive to free so your teachers, administrators, students, and parents will integrate your suggestions into their daily routines
  4. Incorporate Time‑Efficient Strategies for Progress Monitoring
    Simplify data collection and documentation with quantifiable techniques that measure change in seconds
  5. Increase Your Effectiveness with Students with Emotional, Attentional or Sensory Issues
    Identify therapeutic remedies and positive behavior supports that provide sensory seekers, hyperactive or labile children with satiating or calming tools they can use before, during and after class
  6. Address the Volumes of Handwriting Referrals More Effectively
    Discover the Size Matters Handwriting Program, a new and proven method that changes legibility issues immediately and measurably … Learn about the evidence!
  7. Support Inclusive School Practices and Social Justice
    Become skilled at providing meaningful aids, services, modifications, training, and technology that allow educational continuity for students with disabilities and those at risk … Incorporate best practices into your school’s Response to Intervention program
  8. Learn Practical Strategies for Advancing Function, Independence and Participation Regardless of Age, Disability or Educational Placement
    Individualize curricular materials, environments and group dynamics so students develop positive values, habits, skills, and roles to help them work longer, harder and more successfully … Promote self‑esteem among your challenged students
  9. Incorporate Innovative Strategies for Building a Highly Effective and Responsive School‑Based Occupational Therapy Practice
    Communicate effectively from intake to graduation … Set a foundation of expectation that clarifies the educational model to teachers and parents … Here’s how
  10. Receive an Extensive Occupational Therapy Resource Handbook
    You will receive an extensive occupational therapy resource handbook specifically designed for this seminar … Included are dozens of practical therapy ideas and forms you’ll be able to use immediately to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your therapy practice whether your therapy is in-person or online

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the seminar you will be able to:

  • Identify practical, evidence based strategies to increase your effectiveness and efficiency as a school based occupational therapist
  • Name proven techniques to help you gain greater control of your caseload schedule and referral stream
  • Select alternative delivery models, like collaboration and push in treatment, as per the Least Restrictive Environment mandates
  • Identify ways to promote and graduate students from OT service with respect to frequency, individual versus group and direct versus indirect treatment
  • Select strategies for using adaptations, accommodations, interventions, and technologies that range from inexpensive to free

Practical Strategies for Occupational Therapy Service Delivery …

  • Describe how you can inspire teachers, administrators, students, and parents to integrate your suggestions into their daily routines
  • Recognize timesaving techniques for simplifying data collection and documentation with quick, quantifiable or qualitative scale
  • Identify appropriate satiating or calming tools that can be used with sensory seekers, hyperactive students or labile students
  • Select the best collaboration strategies to communicate more effectively with teachers and parents from students’ intake to graduation
  • Examine meaningful aids, services, modifications, training, and technology that allow students with disabilities and students at risk to remain in their general education classrooms

Details

Date:
January 10
Time:
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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