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Welcome to the New School Year 2017-2018

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36-36 33rd Street

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Long Island City, NY 11106

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This presentation is designed to help the new and returning therapist to navigate the rules and nuances of working for the New York City Department of Education as a contractor, to ensure a rewarding professional experience.

Working as a contractor in the NYC school system presents many benefits and challenges for the therapist who chooses to accept a caseload. With the proper understanding of the system, and armed with strategies to address some of the bureaucratic challenges, the school system offers the opportunity to enjoy a flexible schedule, while applying best practice and creative skills.

This course is at no cost for providers currently working with our School-Based Division at Therapeutic Resources.
To find out how to register, please log onto your portal.

Topics Covered Include:
-Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the contract therapist in the New York City Department of Education setting.

-Getting started at your new school
-Introductions
-Securing space and equipment
-Communication with parents, families, and teachers

-Implementing services

-Documentation requirements including SESIS entries, daily session notes, IEP’s, Present Level of Performance, Goals, Annual Notes

Learning Outcomes:
By the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

1. Identify the role of a contract therapist in the school
2. Identify strategies to support school performance in the school
3. Complete daily SESIS notes, Present Level of Performance, Goals, Annual Notes
4. Complete necessary billing paperwork


Presented by:
Christine Knaflec OTR/L
Prinz Acaling, PT

This course meets the requirements for the New York Education Department equaling 3 continuing competency hours.

For New York State Licensed Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy 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 .3 CEUs

Therapeutic Resources is an approved provider for continuing education. This course is offered for .3 CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course, content, products, or clinical procedures by the AOTA.

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 the course is canceled by Therapeutic Resources due to low registration, illness or cancellation of the instructor, or inclement weather-Therapeutic Resources will refund the full amount paid for the course.

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