Therapists are constantly challenged by scheduling, lack of space and time constraints to deliver intervention that translates into improved school participation. This session will present creative team strategies designed to improve student participation.
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This course is part of Therapies in the School Online Conference 2
Therapists are constantly challenged by scheduling, lack of space and time constraints to deliver intervention that translates into improved school participation. In this session, physical therapist Sara Harvey will present team strategies designed to improve student participation including creative ideas for:
1.) Collaborating with and training staff
2.) Goal setting and data collection
3.) Identifying environmental supports in inclusion and specialized environments.
After case-based discussions and a brainstorming activity, participants should leave feeling empowered to collaborate with staff and families to promote and support meaningful inclusion in a school community.
Participants will identify:
1. Three strategies that support development of Collaborative, Participation-Based IEP goals.
2. Three strategies that support collaboration in school practice.
3. Three strategies that support inclusion of all students in the school community
Sara Harvey, MS, PT graduated from Boston University with a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy. She participated in a DOE Program at the Shriver Center designed to support the work of therapists in school systems. After graduation she worked in Acute Care, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and helped develop a Lymphedema Care program for a large New England hospital. After moving to the Pioneer Valley in Massachusetts Sara explored Sub-Acute Care Administration, Admissions and Marketing, before returning to her passion, School-Based Physical Therapy. In the Northampton School System, Sara works with all school staff and students from Preschool through High School and helps support her students though their transition to adult programs. She has received her Districts' Special Education Parent Advisory Council Annual Award for her contribution to student success in the school system.
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This course is offered for 3 Contact Hours, 0.3 CEUs (Intermediate Level)Please visit our CEU page for further details
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Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. ERI is a member of the NBCOT Professional Development Provider Registry and as such, provides PDUs to occupational therapists who wish to maintain certification at all of our live and online courses.