Best Practices in School Occupational Therapy Evaluation to Support Participation (Chapter9)
Authors & CE Development: Wendy J. Coster, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Gloria Frolek Clark, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA
Earn .15 AOTA CEU (1.88 NBCOT PDUs/1.5 contact hours)
This course is based on Chapter 9 of AOTA’s best-selling publication, Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools. The course encourages occupational therapists to discover effective and meaningful evaluation practices to use in school settings with students. The course reading and additional case scenarios are combined with exam questions to assess your knowledge and skills related to evaluation. By reading the chapter and completing the CE exam, you will learn about appropriate resources and skills to identify relevant IDEA regulations impacting the evaluation process. The course offers valuable information about specific evaluation methods that support best practices in the school setting.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will:
1. Identify IDEA regulations relevant to the evaluation process.
2. Describe the role of occupational therapy in school evaluations.
3. Select various methods used during evaluation (e.g., observation, interview, record review and testing).
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CE Editors: Gloria Frolek Clark, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA & Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA