For 23 years, ERI has been committed to renewing your passion for school-based therapy and providing you with tools and strategies you can use right away to improve learning outcomes for your students.
This on-demand course features all sessions recorded on DAY 1 of Therapies in the School 23rd Annual Conference – 2022.
Group rates are available ($79/person up to 9 additional participants [CEU certificates] when you purchase one full conference/$499). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for group rates. Please share this offer with your colleagues and staff!
In DAY 1, you will learn the latest research regarding strategies for addressing dysregulation in both students and staff, updates in trauma informed care including information about sensory differences caused by trauma, how shifting from a workload model supports student outcomes, strategies to embed PT services into the classroom, why evaluating and treating reflexes through neuroplasticity is important for every school-based therapist.
Complete these 7 sessions for 16.5 contact hours (1.65 CEUs)
Using a Trauma-Responsive, Sensory-Informed Approach in Your School-Based Practice
Why Evaluating and Integrating Reflexes Through Neuroplasticity is Important for Every School Based Therapist
Shifting to a Workload Model to Support Student Outcomes
Embedding PT Services in the School Environments
Changing the Brain – Learning to Integrate Reflexes Through Neuroplasticity
Feeling Frustrated with Dysregulated Students and Staff? Learn to Use the Neurobiology of Connection to Address Challenging Behaviors
Includes this bonus session:
Creative Approaches using RTI (Response to Intervention) to Support Students While Reducing the Need for Referrals
These sessions provide a multitude of thought-provoking interventions and tools to help the children on your caseload and offer more efficient ways to interact with other professionals in the school system.
Click on each session for full description, objectives and outline.
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Colleen Cameron Whiting, OTD, OTR/L has worked as a pediatric occupational therapist for over 20 years, primarily in the public schools. Her expertise lies in holistically supporting children, particularly children with sensory processing differences, autism, and those that have experienced trauma. Colleen is passionate about the integration of sensory and relational-based support 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 clients. Colleen has published numerous articles and chapters. She is SIPT and DIR/Floortime certified as well as trained in the use of Integrated Listening Systems. Colleen is a cofacilitator of the AOTA School Mental Health workgroup and has led multiple professional development trainings for occupational therapists, parents, and educators. Colleen is also the owner of a private practice called The SPARK Sensory Clinic, on the faculty for the STAR Institute, and a lecturer for the post-professional OTD program at Boston University
Financial Disclosures: Colleen receives a speaking fee from ERI
Non Financial Disclosure: Colleen has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Karen Pryor PhD, PT, DPT, ND, CH, CPRCS specializes in neuroplasticity. With a firm belief, when you change the mind the body follows. She is a physical therapist with 42 years of experience as well as a Naturopathic Doctor. Integration of multiple educational avenues has helped her design advance- programs for rewiring the brain. She received the “Outstanding Volunteer Service Award” from President Obama in 2010 for her work in advancing treatments in children. In addition, she received an appointment from Governor Bill Haslam to the Leadership Interagency Coordinating Council for birth to three-year old children in Tennessee. Dr. Pryor has achieved great success in helping children reach their potential through neuroplasticity techniques and innovations that change the way the brain functions in children with challenges all over the world.
Susan Cecere is the owner of Sequoia School Based Therapy Solutions, LLC a consulting company that supports districts, agencies and therapists in the practice of school-based therapy services by providing mentoring, professional development and administrative support. Sue’s career has spanned 25 years in the school based and early intervention practice settings both as a service provider and program administrator. Prior to that, she worked in a variety of settings, including acute care, outpatient rehabilitation, and home health care. She graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy, a master’s degree in health science from Towson University, and a graduate certificate in educational leadership from McDaniel College. Cecere is an experienced speaker on school practices and its administrative considerations. She is a former physical therapy chair of the Maryland State Department of Education Steering Committee for Occupational and Physical Therapy School-Based Programs, and coauthor of the Maryland State Guide to Early Intervention and School-based Practices. She is an active member of APTA’s Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy, where she has co-authored several fact sheets on school practice issues and served as its vice president for 8 years. She has been a member of the APTA Media Corps for several years. In 2012, she received the Susan K. Effgen Award for her advocacy efforts at the state and federal levels in support of pediatrics.
Susan Cecere receives a speaking fee from Education Resources.
Susan Cecere has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Valerie D. Clevenger, PT, DSc is a pediatric physical therapist and former board-certified specialist in pediatric physical therapy. During her doctoral work, Dr. Clevenger channeled her interest for embedding services in the schools into research specifically on “predictors of embedding PT services in schools”. Her work with children in different environments along with her consulting and education increased her knowledge, ability, and desire to embed services. Previously, Dr. Clevenger was a consultant to the Wisconsin Department of Instruction for the “Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy: A Resource and Planning Guide” (2nd, ed.). Dr. Clevenger has experience providing physical therapy services in many environments including inpatient settings, outpatient settings, camps, school, families’ home and more.
AMY LEWIS OTR/L pediatric OT in Charleston, SC. Amy has a particular interest in psychology, sensory integration, auditory interventions, relational neuroscience, and light touch body work. She recently completed a 2-year mentorship in Tensegrity Medicine, an approach that treats the whole person from an integrated mind and body perspective, focused on the fascial system. Her OT career began in the birth to three population, affording the opportunity to hone her focus on foundational skills like postural control and regulation. Certifications include SIPT, Therapeutic Listening, Rhythmic Entrainment Intervention, iLs, and Safe and Sound Protocol. When transitioning to work with older children and adults, Amy maintained a focus on foundational skills and how they support regulatory capacity, while also bringing in her studies of mindfulness, and the practice of self-compassion. Amy currently works at Powerfully You, teaching and supporting therapists, and lectures as Affiliate Faculty at The Medical University of South Carolina. Powerfully You is a culmination of 20 years working as an OT, combined with life experiences and learnings and a passion for being with others on their journey in a way that comes alongside and offers information and tools.
Kareen Robbins MS OTR/L Robbins has over 32 years of pediatric experience where she primarily worked in the school setting. She is passionate about bridging the gap between knowledge and clinical practice to allow therapists to be confident in serving others and providing therapy services. She is the owner of Kareen Robbins & Associates, LLC., and provides professional development, consulting, and mentoring services. She is also certified to administer and interpret the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test. Recently, she assumed the role of an educational administrator of a rapidly growing related service program in Ohio.
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Continuing Education Hours for disciplines not listed below: 16.5 contact hours (1.65 CEUs). Intermediate level. License #______________.
Education Resources Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID#05439. This Distance Learning-Independent course is offered at 16.5 contact hours 1.65 CEUs, Intermediate Level, OT Service Delivery & Foundational Knowledge. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products or clinical procedures. This course can be used toward your NBCOT renewal requirements for 16.5 units. This course meets the approval of the TX Board of OT Examiners.
Approved for FL Occupational Therapists for 18.5 continuing education hours, #20-1007224. Approved by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association for 16.5 Category 1 contact hours, expiration Date: 3/6/25, approval # CS61-2023-APTAKY. Course meets the basic criteria of the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1.65 CEU's, 16.5 Contact Hours. Approval #____ by the NJ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for ___ CEC's. Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 18.5 contact hours. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 18.5 contact hours (1.85 CEUs). Education Resources is an approved agency by the PT Board of CA for 16.5 contact hours. This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners accredited provider #1910017TX for 16.5 CCUs and meets continuing competence requirements for PTs and PTAs licensure renewal in TX. Approved Provider for OK State Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision #BAP202310003.
Most Physical Therapy State Boards accept webinars as a live offering. Please check with your state board to confirm. The following state boards of physical therapy accept other states’ approval: AK, AR, AZ, DC, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS, MA, MI, MO, MS, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VA, VT, WI, WY. The following state boards of physical therapy either do not require course pre-approval or do not require CEUs for re-licensure: AL, CO, CT, IA, ME, MT, NE, ND, NH, SD, WA. 12 hours of this course qualify towards the discipline-specific hours for the 20-hour requirement for NDTA re-certification. They do NOT qualify towards the 8-hour NDTA Instructor requirement for re-certification.
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