Symposium Handouts

Dr. Carol Penn and Dr. Kathy Farah

February 26-27, 2021

CEUs: 12 hours (1.2 AOTA CEUs)

Recording access available 1 week after event, viewing available 2 weeks following the release

Optional: Live Interactive Community of Practice, 1-hour session

March 10th, 2021, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm CST

CEUs: 1 hours (.1 AOTA CEUs)

Course Description
This course is an evidenced based examination and experiential approach to  generational and racialized trauma. It invites the participant to deeply examine their implicit bias through review  of their  family of origin.  Mindfulness-based and mind-body approaches  will be used to shift physiologic responses. Learning new patterns will strengthen therapeutic relationships in a trauma informed, culturally sensitive manner.

Kelly Mahler, OTD, OTR/L

February 26, 2021

CEUs: 6 hours (.6 AOTA CEUs)

Recording access available 1 week after event, viewing available 2 weeks following the release

Optional: Live Interactive Community of Practice, 1-hour session

March 16th, 2021, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm CST

CEUs: 1 hours (.1 AOTA CEUs)

Course Description

Interoception is an important sensory system that helps us to feel internal body signals like a full bladder, growling stomach, tense muscles or speeding heart. Research indicates that our ability to clearly notice and interpret these internal body signals enables us to accurately identify and manage how we feel: Are we Anxious? Getting Frustrated? Hungry? Full? In pain? Needing the bathroom? Interoceptive differences are very common in a variety of clients including those with autism, trauma and attachment disorders, sensory processing disorder, ADHD, anxiety, depression and behavioral challenges. Interoception is emerging as a key factor in the development of regulation, emotional well-being and social connection so it is more important than ever to incorporate interoception-based knowledge in the supports that we provide.

This course will provide an overview of what the latest research tells us about interoception as well as how to apply this evidence when serving clients in a variety of settings. A systematic evidence-based approach for assessing and supporting interoception will be shared. Participants will learn how to successfully adapt the approach presented to match the needs of clients with a variety of backgrounds, learning styles and ages.

Shelley Mannell

February 27, 2021

CEUs: 6 hours (.6 AOTA CEUs)

Recording access available 1 week after event, viewing available 2 weeks following the release

Optional: Live Interactive Community of Practice, 1-hour sessions

March 18th, 2021, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm CST

CEUs: 1 hour (.1 AOTA CEUs)

Course Description

Previous models of postural control were based on our knowledge at the time. While both Neuro-Developmental Treatment and Sensory Integration address postural control, their information and application in both motor and sensory realms are incomplete based on current research and knowledge. Many other philosophies of therapeutic intervention for children do not address postural control at all.  Join us for an exploration of dynamic systems theory as the basis for a contemporary paradigm for postural control. We will discuss this model, emphasizing an expanded number of components and the dynamic relationships between components, along with practical information on the clinical application to assessment and treatment of postural control in children with sensory and motor challenges.

Tel: 651-336-8911

Email: education@integrativeot.org

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