The Art and Science of Trauma Informed OT

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Overview: A six hour analysis of how trauma effects development and strategies to improve regulatory outcomes for children and adults.

Course Objectives:
  • Identify how Occupational Therapists can work with caregivers to assist with trauma related behaviors.
  • Explore how trauma can effect system functions that then effect behavior.
  • Discuss a variety of intervention strategies to help with regulation.
  • Identify a variety of treatment approaches and questions to ask to know which one might be the best match for individual clients.
Education Level: Intermediate
Cost: $129
Instructor: Marti Smith, OTR/L
Contact: E-Mail or (512) 522-0762.

A certificate for six participation hours will be awarded at the end of the workshop.
Learners will be required to complete a multiple choice evaluation at the end of each learning activity in order to receive CEU credit documentation.

Certificates will be sent to registered email at the conclusion of on-site workshops. Participants can download documentation after a web based learning. Distance learning will receive documentation within two weeks of submission of evaluation.

Workshop Agenda
Intro, what is trauma-informed OT, how yoga regulates, how relationship is fundamental to therapeutic outcome.
Connected Intervention, How trauma effects the developing brain
Overview of types of intra-uterine substance effect, Overview of the sensory regulation process
Lunch on your own
Analysis of treatment and assessment of the proprioceptive, vestibular, tactile, and auditory systems
Analysis of treatment and assessment of the olfactory, gustatory, and visual systems
Assessment of the physical space and treatment suggestions, Case Study/Treatment Protocol