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Sensory Processing Disorder: Subtypes, Intervention and Evidence-based Research for School and Clinic Based Practitioners – Sarah Schoen, PH.D, OTR/L – NYC & L.I.

Sarah A. Schoen, PH.D, OTR/L

Tuesday – May 29, 2018 – NYC
Wednesday – May 30, 2018 – Uniondale, NY

Treatment of SPD can be effective only when it is based on accurate testing to determine the precise subtype that needs to be addressed. This workshop will review screening and assessment of SPD as well as intervention for the subtypes of SPD. The presentation will include videotaped examples of direct treatment as well as lectures on evidence-based research that can be applied to functional goals.

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SCHOEN received a doctorate in occupational therapy from New York University (2001). She completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship awarded by the Developmental Psychobiology Research Group at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Psychiatry, working with Dr. Lucy Jane Miller.  During her fellowship she was awarded the Developmental Psychology Endowment Grant from the William T Grant foundation to study the Sensory Processing Scales, which she is co-developing and researching with Dr. Miller. Dr Schoen is Director of Research at STAR Institute and Associate Professor at Rocky Mountain University of Health Profession and has served on multiple doctoral committees. She also co-developed and teaches the monthly Advanced Mentorship trainings at the Star Institute.  Dr. Schoen received the Recognition of Achievement Award from the American Occupational Therapy Association in 1997 and the Virginia Scardina Award of Excellence from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation in 2011.

Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of the course participants should be able to:

  1. Define and discriminate between the six subtypes of Sensory Processing Disorder
  2. Express the latest information about the effectiveness of occupational therapy using a sensory based approach
  3. Develop clinical reasoning tools to improve your treatment outcomes
  4. Interpret and document findings of current SPD assessment tools
  5. Identify and practice clinic and school-based strategies for intervention based on sensory specific subtypes

Cost & Location:
May 29, 2018 – NYC
Hotel Pennsylvania
401 Seventh Avenue
$330.00; Early Registration $305.00

May 30, 2018 
– Uniondale, NY
Long Island Marriott
101 James Doolittle Blvd.
$310.00; Early Registration $285.00
(Please Note: The seminar in Long Island will not offer refreshments)

Group Discounts:
A 10% discount will be given to each registrant when 3 or more registrations are received in the same envelope.

Tuesday – May 29, 2018 – NYC
Wednesday – May 30, 2018 – Uniondale, NY

8:00 am – 9:00 am –     SPD Definitions and Subtypes

9:00 am – 9:30 am –     Principles of Intervention Using STAR Treatment

9:30 am – 9:40 am –      Break

9:40 am – 10:40 am –    Principles of Intervention Using STAR Treatment (cont.)

10:40 am – 11:25 am  –   SP-3D Assessment

11:20 am – 12:05 pm –    Lunch

12:05 pm – 12:45 pm –    Goal Attainment Scaling

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm –       SPD Assessment Process

1:45 pm – 1:55  pm –        Break

1:55 pm – 2:30 pm –        SPD Research Overview

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm –       A SECRET Model of Clinical Reasoning

3:30 pm – 4:05 pm –       Q & A


Target Audience: OTs, PTs, and assistants.

Educational Credits:
7 contact hours. Certificates will be awarded.

Application has been made to the NJ Board of PT Examiners for 7 CE credits.

Recognized by the NY State Education Department’s State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education.   Approved for 7 contact hours.

 color web&pptTSI is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. Approved by AOTA for .7 CEUs.  7 contact hours, Introductory Level, Domain of OT: Performance Skills.