Eight engaging, motivating and highly informative sessions to invigorate your practice.
Eight engaging, motivating and highly informative sessions to invigorate your practice.
Recorded live from the 2018 Therapies in the School Conference.
Eight engaging, motivating and highly informative sessions to invigorate your practice and provide school-based tools to foster growth in your students. Sessions range from essential writing tools, neuroplasticity/motor learning, praxis and its effect on executive functioning, typing programs, preschool interventions, mindfulness, IEP writing, and ways to more effectively collaborate with your team.
Learn practical tools to improve the effectiveness of your school practice in 8 dynamic modules including strategies to improve
1) Mindfulness and regulation
2) Preschooler functioning
3) Service decision making and effective IEP writing
4) School-based therapy 101 (laws, best practices etc…)
5) Praxis/executive functioning skills
6) Collaboration amongst professionals
7) Prerequisites for writing and compensatory writing skills
8) Praxis motor learning/neuroplasticity
These sessions provide a multitude of thought-provoking interventions and quick tools to help the children on your caseload as well as more efficient to interact with other professionals in the school system.
Anne Buckley Reen, OTR, RYT has been a practicing pediatric therapist for 30+ years and a pioneer in the use of yoga as a therapeutic modality for the past 16 years. Her work with yoga has been researched, published and cited in numerous journal articles and is the foundation for a researched preparatory program widely used in NYC schools - special needs classrooms. Anne brings a wealth of treatment options to pediatric therapy through yoga and continues to expand her knowledge and sharing through her dynamic yoga trainings.
Susan (Sue) Cecere, PT, MHS is the Physical Therapy Instructional Specialist for Prince Georges County Public Schools, Maryland, supervising both early intervention and school based programs. She is a co-author of Occupational and Physical Therapy Early Intervention and School-Based Services in Maryland: A Guide to Practice and had lectured extensively on complex school based practice topics, including workload, frequency and intensity and ecological assessment.
Susan wasa keynote speaker at the Education Resources Annual Conference Therapies in the School 2015
Arsenio is adjunct faculty and a Senior Lecturer in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Northeastern University, Boston. He is the Physical Therapy Lead for the IDEAL Collaboration, Oxford, UK, and a PhD student in Evidence-Based Healthcare at the University of Oxford, Oxford UK, where he received a Master of Science in Evidence-Based Medicine.
Nicole Barmen, more affectionately known by her students as Ms. B. is an occupational therapist with 18 years experience in a school-based pediatric setting. She came from a small town in upstate NY and didn’t even know what occupational therapy was in high school. Nicole entered college with interests in careers at opposite ends of the spectrum: Advertising and OT. After a month into the course, Intro to Occupational Therapy, she was hooked and never looked back. Nicole is a graduate of Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Nicole has worked in inner city, suburban, and rural school districts. Through contract agencies, she has also worked in a variety of settings, including nursing homes, Day Habs, Home Health, Article 28 sites, preschool, and Early Intervention. She is currently working in a large Suburban school district in both the public and private school setting, as well as working with preschoolers after school. Nicole has two daughters that keep her hopping and enjoys the outdoors and has been attempting to learn to knit in her very limited down time. She hopes to someday write children's books incorporating therapy and children with developmental needs.
Judy is the Founding Director of and Professor Emeritus in the Occupational Therapy Department of the University of New England. She has been an OT for almost 50 years, has served as the Director and Post-Professional Graduate Coordinator for the OT program, founded the Community Occupational Therapy Clinic, was the first female Full Professor at UNE and is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Her clinical work, presentations, and research are in the areas of sensory integration, sensory modulation, manual therapies, clinical research techniques, and PTSD in veterans. She greatly enjoys her volunteer and Board work with Maine State Ballet and Carlisle Academy (therapeutic riding), and she has a daughter who also is an occupational therapist.
Kim Wiggins, OTR/L is an experienced occupational therapist specializing in pediatrics who has worked extensively in public school settings, outpatient, and home-based services to children of all ages with a variety of diagnoses and special needs. Kim is currently a full-time therapist at the Binghamton City School District and the owner of listenWRITE Shine Bright, which primarily focuses on increasing the attention level and motor skills of children and providing educational opportunities for parents and professionals. She is an experienced National program developer who has produced and presented training workshops and seminars on a variety of topics related to handwriting, vision, primitive reflexes, sensory techniques, and technology to therapists, teachers, administrators, and parents, She has presented to audiences nationwide since 2011.
Kim is certified in:
Mobile Devices for Children with Disabilities
Puzzle Art Therapy
Handwriting Without Tears
The Listening Program
Ms. Wiggins provides clients with both a clinical and parental perspective as she is the adoptive parent to a teenage son with special needs and 3 biological children (including TWINS!!!).
Ms. Wiggins received her Bachelor of Science degree in occupational therapy from Utica College of Syracuse University. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, a member of the NYS OT Association (NYSOTA). She is also a past president of the Junior League of Binghamton, New York, and a past NYSOTA Pediatric Special Interest Coordinator.
Winner of 2012 NYSOTA Award of merit for practice in pediatrics for contributions to the OT profession which have had statewide significance
Graduate of the Entrepreneurial Assistance Program through Broome Community College and 2011 2nd Place Winner of the Business Plan Competition
Winner of the Status of Women’s Council 2008 Woman of Achievement Award
Winner of the 2008 “20 in Their 20’s” Southern Tier Opportunity Coalition Award
Kathryn R. Biel, PT, DPT is a pediatric physical therapist who attended school at Boston University, and received her doctoral degree from The Sage Colleges. She has worked in a variety of settings, including special education schools, a pediatric residential care facility, Early Intervention, preschool and now in the public school setting, with some brief dabbling in an adult outpatient rehab clinic. When she is not busy treating, writing IEP’s, attending meetings and fixing wheelchairs, Kathryn is the mother to two school-aged children and wife to a very patient husband. She can often be found releasing my stress through dance and writing for her own personal blog, Biel Blather, which can be found at www.kathrynbiel.blogspot.com.
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Continuing Education Hours for disciplines not listed below: 22 Contact Hours (2.2 CEUs)
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Approved Provider for the Florida Occupational Therapy Association CE Broker for 26 CE Hours.
Approved by the KY Physical Therapy Association for 22 Contact Hours. Approval #CS64-2010-KPTA
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