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School-Based OT Symposium

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3rd Annual School-Based OT Symposium Virtual

Promoting Excellence in School-Based Practice (7.5 PDUs)
Focus on Mental Health

Evidence | Meaningful Occupation | Links to Curriculum | Tools to Support Practice

DATE, TIME, LOCATION,and TUITION
September 11, 2021
8:00am - 5:30pm
Lunch on own – 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Virtual via Zoom

MembersNonmembersStudents
Early Bird
Early bird closes
August 19, 2021
$99$119$69
Advance
Advance closes
September 8, 2021

$119$139$89
Late$139$159$109


WHY ATTEND?

Enrich your practice and discover new tools.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Occupational therapy practitioners and students who are interested in school-based



Schedule Overview
8:00am – 8:15am
Welcome
Erin Dolin, EdD, OTR/L

8:15am – 9:45am
KEYNOTE: The Distinct Value of Occupational Therapy in Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Children and Youth in Schools: Making Every Moment Count
Susan Bazyk, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Professor Emerita, Cleveland State University
Founding Director, Every Moment Counts, LLC

9:50am – 10:50am
Peers with Purpose: Young Adult Social Committee
Madison Aguirre, MA, OTR/L

11:00am - 12:00pm
Panel: How do you incorporate mental health in your practice?
Bryant Edwards, OTD, MA, OTRL, BCP, MPH; Katie Opdycke, MOS, OTR/L; Shelby Surfas, OTD, OTR/L; Ann-English D. Weaver, MSOT, OTR/L

12:00pm – 12:30pm
Lunch – on your own

12:30pm – 3:30pm
Building Bonds to Support Students: Utilizing a Trauma-Informed Approach in School-Based Practice
Tessa Milman, OTD, OTR/L; Kimberly Rice Lalezari, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

3:30pm – 4:30pm
Social-Emotional Learning from a Distance: Tools and Processes for Anytime, Anywhere
Jessica Hannigan, EdD

4:45pm – 5:30pm
Update on the School-Based OT Credential Initiative
Erin Dolin, EdD, OTR/L; Lisa Test, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Symposium Co-Chairs

Lisa Test

Erin Dolin
Lisa Test, OTD, OTR/L
Erin Dolin, EdD, OTR/L