Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete Both Sessions for 12 Contact Hours (1.2 CEUs)
March 7 and 8, 2024
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CST • 7:40 am MST • 6:40 am PST (US)
Registration includes access to both sessions. Please download the above Brochure for full schedule.
SAVE $20 when you register before January 25, 2024. Use coupon code EARLYBIRD20 at check out.
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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