Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete Four Sessions for 12 Contact Hours (1.2 CEUs)
December 5, 7, 13 and 14, 2023
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
Cognition and executive function skills: learn how to assess the various components of each and choose evidence-based interventions/strategies that positively impact a child’s participation goals. Case analysis and discussion will be used to help you to think critically about children with attention/focus, behavior/emotional/ self-regulation, memory, organization/action, generalization, transfer and motivation problems. Learn sensory, mental, verbal and task modification strategies, scaffolding, discovery learning, behavioral and skill acquisition approaches and more!
- Identify how cognitive theory influences development.
- Relate an element of the cognitive domains to a child’s daily function.
- Relate an element of executive function to daily life.
- Choose an evidence-based assessment method used to evaluate cognitive dysfunction in children.
- Choose two intervention strategies that best address a child’s participation goal based on the case study provided.
- Determine which intervention plan best addresses a child’s participation goal based on the case study provided.
This course is appropriate for OTs, OTAs, PTs, PTAs, SLPs and Educators working in school, home care, outpatient or rehab facilities with children aged 3-21.
Dr. Benson has over 30 years working in pediatrics with extensive experience in school-based practice and as an educational consultant for schools and families. She is certified to administer the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test, is a certified infant massage instructor and is trained in Neurodevelopmental Treatment for children with cerebral palsy. As a full Professor at Duquesne University, she teaches both undergraduate and graduate coursework in the areas of lifespan occupational performance, neurological and sensorimotor function, occupation-based theory, and advanced practice. Her research interests include school-based practice, sensory processing and occupation. Her goal is to make an impact by researching best practices in an educational setting ensuring that children have the tools to fully participate in their educational, social, and community environments. Dr. Benson is currently the Editor of AOTA Children & Youth SIS Quarterly Practice Connections.
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This course meets the criteria for 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs) Intermediate Level.
Education Resources Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. This Distance Learning-Interactive course is pending AOTA approval for 12 contact hours 1.2 CEUs (Intermediate, OT service delivery). AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
This course can be used toward your NBCOT renewal requirements for 12 units.
Approved provider of the FL Board of Occupational Therapy-CE Broker – 14 hrs. This course meets the approval of the TX Board of OT Examiners.
ASHA CE Provider (Intermediate level) 1.2 ASHA CEUs. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. ASHA credits are accepted by the TX Department of License and Renewal.
Application has been made to the FL Physical Therapy Association for 14 continuing education contact hours.
Application has been made to the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Application has been made to the MN Board of Physical Therapy. Application has been made to the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 14 contact hours. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 14 contact hours (1.4 CEUs).
Education Resources, Inc. is an approved provider for Physical Therapy CEUs in the following states: CA, KY, OK and TX.
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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