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$20 for Parents/Individuals
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April 2019
May 2019
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Parenting the Sensory Challenged Child:
Addressing Challenging Behavior and Building Resiliency

Presented by Mona Delahooke, PhD

Thursday, April 18, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 PM Mountain Time

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Sensory processing challenges influence children's emotional regulation and relationships. When we appreciate how a child is reacting to situations from a sensory perspective, we can support a child emotionally through attuned relationships, and personalized "body-up" and "top-down" techniques that are suited to a child's social-emotional processes.


This will be presented live via webinar on April 18, 2019 and a recording will be available for later access. When purchased, the link for webinar attendance will be given 24 hours before presentation.


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how sensory processing differences can be a developmental pathway to emotional and behavioral challenges
  • Recognize that sensations and emotions are "dually" coded in the brain/body connection
  • Describe what the "therapeutic use of self" means
  • Explain how warmly engaged relationships from the foundation of helping children with sensory processing challenges


Who Should Attend?

Parents/caregivers, childcare providers, teachers


About the Presenter:

Mona Delahooke, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 30 years of experience caring for children and their families. She is a senior faculty member of the Profectum Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting families of neurodiverse children, adolescents and adults. She is a trainer for the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.

Dr. Delahooke holds the highest level of endorsement in the field of infant and toddler mental health in California, as a Reflective Practice Mentor (RPM). She is a frequent speaker, trainer, and consultant to parents, organizations, schools, and public agencies. Dr. Delahooke has dedicated her career to promoting compassionate, relationship-based neurodevelopmental interventions for children with developmental, behavioral, emotional, and learning differences.

She is the author of Social and Emotional Development in Early Intervention: A Skills Guide for Working with Children (PESI, 2017) and Beyond Behaviors: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children’s Behavioral Challenges (PESI, 2019).


Continuing Education Credits:

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AOTA continuing education credit awarded: 1 hour (.1 CEUs)

STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder is an AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


Understanding Telehealth

Jayna Fischbach

Presented by Jayna Fischbach, PhD

Thursday, May 16, 2019
12:00 - 1:30 PM Mountain Time

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$40 for OTs/SLPs/Other Providers
 

Please register now to access the recorded version of the live webinar if you are not able to attend live. It will be available through SPD University.

Telehealth is a mode of service delivery for occupational therapy services which is becoming more utilized to meet the healthcare needs of a variety of individuals.  Understanding Telehealth will walk participants through the basic regulations for licensure, practice acts, reimbursement, malpractice insurance, and technology requirements for providing telehealth services.  Supports and challenges for practitioners providing telehealth services will be reviewed to provide participants a foundation for starting to use telehealth. 
 

This will be presented live via webinar on May 16, 2019 and a recording will be available for later access. When purchased, the link for webinar attendance will be given 24 hours before presentation.
 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify regulations in licensure and practice acts which influence the ability to provide services via telehealth.  
  • Recognize regulations regarding reimbursement and malpractice insurance for providing services via telehealth.
  • Apply regulations regarding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to providing services via telehealth.


Who Should Attend?

Practitioners interested in utilizing telehealth without a background in providing telehealth services.


About the Presenter:

Jayna Fischbach, PhD is a pediatric occupational therapist and the Senior Consultant for Occupational Therapy Services for DotCom Therapy, a telehealth service provider.  She assisted with development and implementation of the occupational therapy program when DotCom Therapy expanded. 


Continuing Education Credits:

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AOTA continuing education credit awarded: 1.5 hour (.15 CEUs)

STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder is an AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


Mechanical or Dynamic?
Discussing and Disputing Posture Models

Kevin Moore

Presented by Kevin C. Moore

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 PM Mountain Time

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$40 for OTs/SLPs/Other Providers


Please register now to access the recorded version of the live webinar if you are not able to attend live. It will be available through SPD University.

Recent advances in pain science and medical research have allowed modern health and wellness practitioners to move beyond the old, “architectural” model of human posture. Let us now explore the foundations of a new model: a dynamic system built on the tension between seeking out information and retreating from threat.


This will be presented live via webinar on June 5, 2019 and a recording will be available for later access. When purchased, the link for webinar attendance will be given 24 hours before presentation.
 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify sources of threat, including spatial, environmental and social.
  • Explore novel classifications for movement behaviors based on perceived threat level.
  • Contrast principles of sensorimotor learning with architectural model of posture.
  • Explore specializations in human physiology and apply them to postural models
  • Learn alternatives to conventional cueing


Who Should Attend?

Occupational therapists, physical therapists, fitness/wellness professionals, counselors, athletic coaches and athletes


About the Presenter:

Reembody Method™ founder Kevin C. Moore has over a decade of experience as an instructor and master trainer of human movement. Kevin focused his early education in physics and biochemistry, but left the STEM fields in 2004 to pursue a career in professional dance and stage performance. He became certified in STOTT Pilates in 2005, studying under Melanie Byford-Young, and later accepted a teaching/mentorship position in Istanbul, Turkey under Master Trainer Gerda Ergul.
 

Continuing Education Credits:

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AOTA continuing education credit awarded: 1 hour (.1 CEUs)

STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder is an AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.