CE: Mind and Body Aspects of Practice - OT Refresher Course

Mind and Body Aspects of OT Practice photoFeeling frustrated with your patients/clients? Feeling frustrated with yourself? Reconnect with the basics of therapeutic use of self by exploring the psychosocial aspects of practice that influence the experience of both therapists and patients/clients. Concepts of mental and physical health, wellness, resilience and interpersonal style and approaches are emphasized to demonstrate how mind and body are inextricably connected to occupational engagement in anyone.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the factors and trends influencing the larger profession from  the perspectives of theory, reimbursement and client centered care.
  • Appreciate how your personal traits influence your practice
  • Understand how the experiences our clients influence your practice
  • Identity strategies to facilitate resilience in yourself and your clients. 
  • Identify the  principles of the Intentional Relationship Model and Relationship Based Care that can support therapeutic relationships and how to incorporate them.

Contact hours: 6
AOTA Continuing Education Units (CEUs): .6
NBCOT Professional Developmenty Units (PDUs): 7.5
Level: Introductory
AOTA Classification Codes: Occupational Therapy Process; Professional Issues