North Coast District

Counties: Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Medina  

District Chair:  Georgette Ireland, OTR/L

Contact:  ireland@oota.org

 


 Upcoming Events

 

 North Coast Education SIS 1.5 Contact Hours - Adaptive Equipment Presentations

Where: EHOVE/Lorain County Community College - 316 W. Mason Rd. Milan, OH 44846 (Room #929/930)
When: Tuesday, July 11, 2017    6-7:30 pm
Presented by: 2nd Year Students - Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Learning Objectives:
Identify how adaptive equipment/assistive technology can be used to enhance client participation in daily occupations for various populations.
Explain why custom made adaptive equipment/assistive technology may be needed to enhance client participation in daily occupations for various populations.
Recognize differences in custom made adaptive equipment versus store bought options for various populations.

Registration: Free for Members - $15 for non-members
Please contact either Georgette Ireland at (goeringobucks@gmail.com) or call (440) 746-1864 or Monica Goetz at (monicak1222@hotmail.com) or call (440) 554-0043

North Coast District - 2 contact hour workshop
Opioid Epidemic

Denise Graham, OTR/L, FEW, CDECA
Chemical Dependency Counselor, Cleveland Clinic Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center at Lutheran Hospital

When: Tuesday July 18, 2017 6-8 pm
Where:  St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, St. Vincent DePaul Room
2361 E. 22nd St. Cleveland OH 44114

Currently the opioid epidemic is a hot topic nationwide. The July workshop will take a look at how occupational therapy can play a role in client rehab and recovery,

Learning Objectives:
1.Identify addictive behavior and understand what causes addiction
2. Determine OT's role in addressing the needs of the individual related to ADL and mental health deficits
3. Learn referral sources for drug/alcohol intervention

Registration
Free to OOTA Members - $20 for non-members

To register, please contact either Georgette Ireland at (goeringobucks@gmail.com) or call (440) 746-1864 or Monica Goetz at (monicak1222@hotmail.com) or call (440) 554-0043

This is our North Coast District Board: 

Chairperson - Georgette Ireland
Vice Chair - Diane Ventura
Secretary - Monica Goetz
Treasurer - Rebecca Young
Membership - Sharon McDonald
COTA Liaisons - Sr. Regina Fierman & Gabe DeNigris
Public Relations/Historian - Georgette Ireland & Monica Goetz
Public Information - Karla Reese

Special Interest Sections:

Pediatrics - Bonnie Boenig
Rehabiliation - Pamela Millar & Janice Hsu
OT Education -Kelly Garcia & Kathleen Bearfield
Older Adults - Lindsay Kwasny & Allison Evans
Mental Health - 
Dotti Thompson