Participants completing this course will be able to:
1) Explain that behavior is communication when a child is dysregulated.
2) Describe recent research connecting movement, sensory, and executive function to behavior and emotion in children.
3) Define the importance of movement to higher-level brain function and occupational performance.
4) Identify the difference between proactive and reactive responses to tantrums/meltdowns.
5) Discuss the impact of trauma on a child’s performance.
6) Identify how the ability to regulate during occupation is affected by retained reflexes and decreased complex movement patterns.
7) Define executive function and impact on regulation in children of all ages.
8) Summarize interoception and relation to emotion and theory of mind.
9) List at least ten fun and engaging activities that can be used immediately to improve regulation of children.
PT, PTA, OT, OTA, SLP, Students
30 minutes – Module 1: Is This YOU? Group participation as a way to pre-test knowledge, build buy-in and two case study introductions
30 minutes – Module 2: Research review and discussion
45 minutes – Module 3: Regulation, Effective Coding in Sensory Processing, & Brain Development Executive Function – Doing Skills and Effect on Occupational Performance
15 minutes – Break
1 hour – Module 4: Trauma, Survival, and Somatic Experiencing
1 hour – Module 5: Retained Reflexes, Movement, and Connection with Emotions with audience activities
45 minutes – Lunch
45 minutes – Module 6: Interoception – Everywhere, All the Time!
45 minutes – Module 7: Proactive and Reactive Strategies Focusing on a Fun, Play-Based Approach
30 minutes – Review Case Studies – group work
15 minutes – Q and A
6 contact hours
6 contact hours
A post-test will be required at the conclusion of the webinar.
Approved for 6 contact hours by NYSED’s State Board for PT.
Application has been made to NJBPTE for CE credit approval.
TSI is an AOTA Approved Provider of Professional Development. PD activity approval ID #Pending. This Live PD is offered at 6 contact hours or .6 CEU’s, Introductory level, Domain of OT: OT Service Delivery. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
This course is offered for 0.6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level)
ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.