Northwest District

Counties: Allen, Crawford, Defiance, Fulton,
Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa,
Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca,
Van Wert, Williams, Wood, Wyandot

District Co-Chairs:  Sarah Heldmann, COTA/L;
Jodie Steiner, COTA/L

Contact: [email protected]; [email protected]


Upcoming Events

The following three events will be presented online via Zoom webinar.

 These webinars are now full.

Concussions Across the Lifespan: The Role of OT

Presented by Talia Gibson, S/OT
Monday, April 6th
6:00pm – 7:30 pm via Zoom
1.5 hours

FREE for members and students, $30 non-members

A link for a CE certificate will be provided at the end of the presentation.


Creative Telehealth Interventions for School-Based Pediatric Settings
Presented by Jodie Steiner, COTA/L
Wednesday, May 6th
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm via Zoom
1 hour

FREE for members and students; $20 non-members

A link for a CE certificate will be provided at the end of the presentation.



A new date will be announced as soon as possible for this event.

Bridges out of Poverty Training

Saturday, April 4th, 2020
Owens Community College
Health Technologies 102
:  8:30 am
9 am - 4 pm with 1 hour lunch/social
6 hours of continuing education
OT/OTA/Affiliates  $30
$90 Non-Members
Purchase $5 lunch ticket from SOTA group
Purchase option $12 workbook from:

ON HOLD - We will announce whether this event will go on as scheduled or be postponed

Therapeutic Water Interventions: Why? How? Who?

May 5, 2020   6-8 PM,
2 CEUs Awarded
Nichols Therapy Pool
1921 East Gypsy Lane Road
Bowling Green, OH 43402
FREE for members/students, $40 non-members  MAX:16

Implementing Evidence Based Practice
Owens Community College OTA class of 2021
June 25, 2020  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2 CEUs

FREE for members  $40 for non-members
Owens community college (Toledo campus) HT 102.
Limit: 50
Register online:  June 25 NW Implementing Evidence Based Practice

 Questions: Sarah Heldmann ([email protected])  or Jodie Steiner ([email protected]


If you have an idea for a CEU event, are interested in presenting, or, have ideas for our district please contact us so that we can serve you best.
See you soon!
Sarah Heldmann, BS, COTA/L
Jodie Steiner, COTA/L
Northwest District Co-Chairs


Co-Chairs - Sarah Heldmann and Jodie Steiner 

Secretary - Sara Balsmeyer
Treasurer and Membership - Rania Mourad
OTA Liaison –  Letty Hatt
Student Rep -  Gargie Pathak


Special Interest Sections

Pediatrics - Kelly Gelske
Rehabilitation - OPEN
Older Adults – Kristin Roberts
Mental Health - Connie Burcin
OT Education - Nicole Stotz