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Transitioning from Adults to Pediatrics: Foundations to Begin Practice

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Long Island City, NY 11106

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Course Description:
This course will provide a beginning orientation and overview to the process of making the transition from the adult rehabilitation setting to the school based setting. Important considerations and helpful guidelines will be provided in order to learn about the school setting and how best to make a smooth transition. An overview of the theoretical bases for pediatric conditions and interventions will be provided as well. Additionally, this course will provide a beginning overview detailing pragmatic steps and guidelines that will assist the therapist in managing the daily work and documentation practices in the school setting.

TAKE THIS SEMINAR AT NO COST!!
You are eligible to receive a full refund for this seminar if you take any school-based cases from Therapeutic Resources. The minimum requirements are: (1) working 15 hours per week for a (2) more than 90 days. Once a participant has completed this requirement, they will be mailed a check for the full amount of the registration fee (minus Eventbrite processing fees).

Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify what is included in the transition process between working in an 
adult rehabilitation setting to the school-based setting. 

2. List important considerations when transitioning into pediatrics. 

3. Identify the theoretical bases for practice in the school setting and suggested approaches for intervention appropriate to the pediatric 
population.
4. Gain an overview of the pragmatic steps for orienting to the school 
setting, managing responsibilities, and guidelines and tips for documentation.

Who Should Attend:
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants


Agenda:
8:30-9:00: Registration 


9:00-11:00:
 Transition Process
-Differences in health care and school-based practice will be discussed as an introduction to the pediatric population.
-Specific strategies are provided and how they impact your success as a school-based pediatric clinician.
An in-depth review of team members involved in the school setting and how to build collaborative relationships to ensure best practice.

11:30-12:30:
 Frames of Reference
: Theoretical Bases for Practice
-Review of Typical Pediatric Development

-Neuroscience Concepts: Motor, Sensory, Cognitive Domains

-Common Diagnosis (ADD/ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Psychosocial/ Behavioral Disabilities, Autism, and Physical Disabilities)

-Frames of Reference
: Treatment Principles and Strategies
-A general overview of how therapy is delivered in a school-based setting (push-in, pull-out, group process, and collaboration with teachers and school staff)
-Management of common challenges that are inherent in school settings

12:30-1:30: Lunch


1:30-2:30: Frames of Reference
: Treatment Principles and Strategies (continued)


2:30-3:30: Pragmatic Tasks and Logistics

-Therapeutic Resources Procedures:
-Accepting a caseload and beginning the process involved in school-based therapy

Initial Visit and Orientation to Site
:
-Reviewing the student record Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
-Review of school policies, school calendar, and scheduling students
-Service delivery locations (designated and shared space)
Therapist Responsibilities:
-Steps to begin assessment and treatment plans
-Introductions to teachers/staff, other service providers, and parents/guardians
-Ongoing communication with all of the above to address questions, problems or concerns
-Policies regarding submission of documentation as per school guidelines and the Therapeutic Resources’ guide for billing and payment

3:30-4:30: Documentation Guidelines

-Incorporation of the Department of Education guidelines into your documentation to ensure appropriate and meaningful reporting of student progress
-Introduction to school-based terminology and language to ensure proper communication in the student record and among educators and service providers

4:30-5:00: Additional Topics
-Managing conflicts with teachers/staff, service providers, or parents/guardians
-Use of Therapeutic Resources’ clinical supervisors for assistance
-Obtaining treatment items or equipment for a specific student
-Discussion and questions

Disclosures: Marianne H. Mortera, Financial - Marianne H. Mortera receives an honorarium for this presentation and is an employee of Therapeutic Resources in the Department of Education Division. She has no relevant non-financial information to disclose.

Therapeutic Resources is an approved provider for continuing education. This course is offered for 0.7 CEU’s. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course, content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

For New York Licensed Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants
Therapeutic Resources is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapy assistant education. This course is offered for 0.8 CEU's.

Cancellation Policy: 75% of course fee will be refunded if Therapeutic Resources is notified up to 21 days before the event. In lieu of a monetary refund, Therapeutic Resources also offers a credit for the full amount paid up until 5 days before the event. No refunds or credits are offered after the day of the course. If course is cancelled by Therapeutic Resources due to low registration, illness or cancellation of instructor, or inclement weather. Therapeutic Resources will refund the full amount paid for the course.

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36-36 33rd Street

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