Best Practices in Communication and Social Skills to Enhance Participation (Chapter 40)
Authors & CE Development: Amy Russell-Yun, OTD, OTR/L and Elizabeth Richardson, MS, OTR/L
Purchase this course if you own the book Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools. The chapter required for this course is available in your book. Don’t own this book? View the note below for more information on proper course selection.
Earn .15 AOTA CEU (1.88 NBCOT PDUs/1.5 contact hours)
This course is based on Chapter 40 of AOTA’s best-selling publication, , Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools. The course describes occupational therapy’s role in supporting social participation in schools. You will learn about social and emotional programs, coaching, positive behavioral interventions and other frameworks that assist occupational therapy practitioners provide effective services. CE exam questions are provided to assess your learning.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will:
1. Recognize how observation and evaluation support students’ social participation.
2. Identify evidence-based strategies that improve social and communication skills in children to enhance participation.
3. Articulate how the environment and context affect the development of social and communication skills and influence utilization of previously acquired skills.
4. Determine an appropriate level of required support(s) when selecting intervention approaches or programs to promote social participation.
Note: This product is offered at a reduced cost for individuals who own or have access to the publication Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools. If you don’t own this book, you may:
A) click here to purchase this course with a digital chapter included OR
B) purchase the book and enroll in this CE course.
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CE Editors: Gloria Frolek Clark, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA & Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA