Polyvagal PopUp: The Neuroscience of State Behavioral Organization

Michelle Emanuel, Lunch & Learn Live Webinar

November 6, 2020, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm CST

CEUs: 1 Contact Hour (.1 AOTA CEUs)

Course Level 
OT, PT, SLP, other allied health professionals, and interested others
Course Description

This course covers the essentials of autonomic nervous system function as seen through the lens of the Polyvagal Theory.    Understanding the neuroscience behind dysregulation and regulation provides a strong foundation for therapists to provide helpful interventions which optimize regulation and resiliency.  State behavioral organization is the key to safe and meaningful negotiation through the sensorimotor territory of human development in the pre-crawling period.

Course Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify 3 autonomic states which influence behavior

  2. List 2 helpful interventions to promote nervous system regulation and organization for the pre-crawling infant


11:30 am – 12:00 pm:  ANS and Polyvagal Theory

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm: State Behavioral Organization and Therapeutic Strategies

Course Requirements

For the live interactive sessions: Within one week of the course, the participant will be emailed a certificate of attendance following confirmation of attendance and completion of the self-evaluation.


For recorded session viewing: Following the passing score of 80% on the post-course quiz, the participant will be sent a course completion certificate.


Tel: 651-336-8911

Email: education@integrativeot.org

For school OT services, visit Integrative Therapy

Minneapolis, Minnesota