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Occupational Therapy’s Role in Meeting the Healthcare Needs of Persons with Experiences of Homelessness
with Alexandra Zuck, OTD, OTR/L; Phillip Lee, OTR/L; Stephanie Moon, OTD, OTR/L and Deborah Pitts, PhD, OTR/L, BCMH, CPRP, FAOTA
Program Description: Citing the HUD Annual Report on Homelessness, the presenters will frame the nature of homelessness and its various health risks, with attention to the policies as described in the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative. The presenters will define their practices by describing the role of OT within homeless healthcare in L.A., including their specific practice context (i.e., primary care, recuperative care and permanent supportive housing) and population, as well as approaches to interventions targeting the population’s occupational needs. They will present a case examples and/or engage participants in a hands-on case application activity.
DATE, TIME, LOCATION
Saturday, November 16, 2019
9:00am - 4:30pm
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
1001 Potrero Avenue (between 22nd & 23rd Streets)
BLDG 5, Rooms 7M30 A & B
San Francisco, CA 94110