Now more than ever, collaboration is critical as we partner with other professionals to provide services in the various service delivery models especially during COVID. Interprofessional collaborative practice occurs when multiple service providers from different professional backgrounds work together, blending their cultures, to help provide comprehensive services with the highest quality of care and outcomes. Come learn how to effectively enact interprofessional collaborative practice into your school-based position.
- Identify principles of and benefits to interprofessional collaboration
- Identify specific ideas of how to plan programs, goal setting, consult, and collaborate with the other professionals in their school
- Develop an action plan of enactment in their own practice
Colleen has been a practicing school-based occupational therapist since receiving her Master’s Degree from Boston University in 2000. Her expertise lies in the combination of remedial and compensatory supports for children with sensory processing and regulation issues. Colleen is passionate about the integration of sensory and relational based intervention for children. As a clinician, she prides herself on being grounded in engagement with a focus on fun and the goal of improving the quality of life for her students. Colleen has a special interest in working with children who have experienced trauma. She has published three articles in research journals regarding trauma and the role of the school-based occupational therapist and one article on interprofessional collaboration. She is SIPT and DIR/Floortime certified as well as trained in the use of Integrated Listening Systems. Colleen is cofacilitator of the AOTA School Mental Health workgroup and has led multiple professional development trainings on sensory processing for occupational therapists, parents and educators. Colleen is also the owner of a private practice called The SPARK Sensory Clinic and on the faculty for the STAR Institute.
Financial Disclosures: Colleen receives a speaking fee from ERI
Non Financial Disclosure: Colleen has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
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