Northeast District

Counties: Ashtabula, Columbiana, Jefferson, Mahoning, Trumbull alt

District Chair:  Julie Mirabell, MS, OT/L 


Upcoming Events

Alzheimer’s and Dementia:  Compassionate Interventions for Practitioners and Caregivers
Presenter: Rebecca Chalafin, COTA/L, CDP,  S/OT

When:  April 18, 2019, 6:00-8:00pm (2 CEUs)

Where:   Kent State University at Ashtabula, Morrison Hall

 Participants in this program will learn:

•       Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia
•       Clinical Features and Functional Impact
•       Strategies To Enhance Successful Communication
•       The Role Of Occupational Therapy
•       Music As A Sensory Tool
•       Caregiver Interventions
•       Understanding and Addressing Behavioral Concerns

 Cost:      Member—Free     Non-members--$20

 North East District 2019 Spring Workshop

Saturday May 18, 2019
Kent State University at Trumbull, 4314 Mahoning Ave NW, Warren, OH  44483
Technology Building Room 117 

Register online by May 10:

8:00am-8:30am  Sign In/Continental Breakfast

8:30am -10:00am   Implementing Evidence Into Practice for Occupational Therapy Practitioners
Barbara Seguine, MAED, COTA/L, ROH and Melissa Tilton, OTA, BS, COTA, ROH

Participants will learn to:
1) Identify the basic principles and language of researc
2) Through case study, demonstrate use of AOTA evidence and research resources to identify appropriate intervention strategies and activities 

10:00am-11:30am   #1 Mistake in OT Practice:  How to Incorporate Psychosocial Goals and Interventions into Your Practice
Brandy L. Britenbaugh, MOT, OTR/L

Participants will learn to:
1) Define Psychosocial
2) Understand the benefits of psychosocial goals and interventions in OT|
3) Comprehend the use of psychosocial by Occupational Practitioners in any practice setting
4) Apply the use of psychosocial goals and interventions in any practice setting

11:30am -12:30pm   Occupational Therapy Board: Updates and Ethics  
Mary Beth Lavey, COTA/L

Regulation and Certification; Licensure Board Updates; eLicense; Ohio/license renewal; Common Correspondence; Ethical Issues

OOTA Members $40     Student Member $10
Non-Members $80       Student Non-Members  $30

4.0 CEUs

Registration deadline:  May 10, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.  No onsite registration is offered for this event.
For questions, contact Julie Mirabell at [email protected]