Community Based OT

The list below is our extensive collection of archived webinars. Some webinars are complimentary to members while others have a discounted fee. Members will need to log into our site in order to receive the member rate and non-members will be asked to create a website account in order to make a purchase. 

Once you have selected one or more webinars from the available categories on the left menu, you can complete the order process by clicking on the "Proceed to Checkout" button or the "CART" icon at the top of the page. Instructions to access the webinar along with links to any resource material will be provided on the confirmation page as well as in a separate email that will be sent to you immediately following the transaction.
 

All Webinars

 
'My Transitional Care Plan During the COVID Pandemic' Tool

PRESENTED BY: Jillian McConnell, Knowledge Mobilization Lead, brainXchange, Katelynn Aelick, Project Coordinator, Behavioural Supports Ontario, Provincial Coordinating Office, North Bay Regional Health Centre, and Kim Schryburt-Brown, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Introduce the 'My Transitional Care Plan during the COVID-19 Pandemic (MTCP-C19)' tool.
  • Reflect on the unique challenges when supporting individuals to transition across care settings during the pandemic and ways these can take place more seamlessly in the future by fostering better communication and information sharing around critical information normally lost in transitions.
  • Identify the critical elements needed to support transitions into long-term care and retirement homes for older adults living with dementia, complex mental health, substance use, and other neurological conditions.
  • Discuss the important role that occupational therapists play in facilitating transitions and equip them with a new tool they may consider incorporating into their practice.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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MTCP19X
A Primer on Consent, Capacity and Substitute Decision Making

PRESENTED BY: Christine Morano, Lawyer at Advocai LLP and John-Paul Zeni, Lawyer at Advocai LLP

  • Consent and capacity.
  • Substitute decision making.
  • Common challenges and practical solutions.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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CCS1
Addictions 101

PRESENTED BY: Tammy Heise, RN, BN, CPMHN (C) and Elle Diniz, BSc, MSc

  • Stigma in addiction.
  • Addictions as a disease.
  • Opioid crisis - the facts.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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ADD101X
An OTs Role with Veterans Affairs Canada

PRESENTED BY: Julie St-Jean, OT Reg. (Ont.) and Kristin Dingman-Price, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Learn about the OT Services Revolution at Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC).
  • Familiarize yourself with the role of the Area Occupational Therapist at VAC, the primary contact for community OTs.
  • Learn how to become a Fee for Service OT and what that role entails.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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OTVAC1
Bridging the Transition From Homelessness To Housed:
A Social Justice Framework to Guide Occupational Therapists

PRESENTED BY: Carrie Anne Marshall, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) and Rebecca Gewurtz, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Describe the research providing a foundation for the Bridging the Transition Framework.
  • Provide an overview of the Bridging the Transition Framework.
  • Summarize the competencies needed for occupational therapists to support homeless individuals across the transition from homeless to housed.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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BTHH1
Client Independence & Increase Efficiency in Continuing Care

PRESENTED BY: Michael Cullen, Founder and CEO of Novalte

  • Client case studies and the impact technology has on independence.
  • What OTs need to think about regarding technology.
  • Current market offerings and how our platform can help.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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CIIECC1
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT-I) for Insomnia Protocol

PRESENTED BY: Nicole Nadeau, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • The importance of sleep.
  • Overview of the protocol.
  • Considerations for special populations (with case study).


Non-Member Price: 50.00
Member price: 12.50
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CBT_I1
Delirium: A New Quality Standard - What It Means for OTs

PRESENTED BY: Sylvia Davidson, OT Reg. (Ont.), Hospital Manager - Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy & Therapeutic Recreation

  • Significant features of delirium.
  • What this new quality standard offers.
  • Implications for occupational therapists' clinical practice.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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DEL1
Delivery and Beyond: Raising the Bar for Functional Outcomes

PRESENTED BY: Brenlee Mogul-Rotman, OT Reg. (Ont.), ATP/SMS, National Clinical Manager,Permobil Canada

  • Items to include in the delivery, set up, follow up of seating and mobility equipment.
  • Outcome measures that can be utilized to document the process.
  • How to educate our clients about equipment maintenance and changes over time.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
Member price: 12.50
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SEATDB1
Eating Disorders: For You; For Your Practice

PRESENTED BY: Shelly Dilawri, OT Reg. (Ont.) and Ary Maharaj, M.Ed. RP (Qualifying)

  • What is disordered eating? Signs to watch for, causes, and co-occurring conditions.
  • Diet culture, weight stigma, and the importance of a weight-inclusive practice.
  • Navigating pathways to care for a client: making a warm referral and strategies for short-term work.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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EDYP1
En-AGE: Changes in Community Mobility - Driving

PRESENTED BY: Brenda Vrkljan, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) and Ruheena Sangrar, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Understand the impact of changes in driving and community mobility on health and quality of life in older adulthood.
  • Discuss existing, emerging, and potential opportunities for occupational therapists and others to support driving, community mobility, and out-of-home engagement.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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EACCMD1
En-AGE: Staying Socially Connected

PRESENTED BY: Barry Trentham, PhD and Catherine Donnelly, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Better appreciate the impact of social isolation on the health and well-being of older persons.
  • Identify the challenges faced by older persons to remain socially active.
  • Learn about strategies used by occupational therapists to support older adults in their efforts to remain socially active with a focus on the OASIS project.
  • Learn about the concept of NORCs (naturally occurring retirement communities) and how occupational therapist can become involved.
  • Familiarize participants on the use of the En-AGE Website to support knowledge sharing and dissemination.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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EASSC1
EnAGE - Occupational Therapy and Ageing Well in Ontario

PRESENTED BY: Dr. Barry Trentham, OT Reg. (Ont.), Dr. Colleen McGrath, OT Reg. (Ont.), Dr. Sachindri Wijekoon, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Language, terminology and definitions.
  • Occupational transitions of old age.
  • Role of occupational therapy in supporting occupational transitions of old age.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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ENAGE
Engaging Support Personnel

PRESENTED BY: Tricia Illman, OT Reg. (Ont.), Adult Wheelchair & Seating Clinic, Hamilton Health Sciences

  • Defining "Support Personnel".
  • Review of education that the OTA/PTA brings to the area of seating and mobility (Accreditation process, Survey results of College OTA/PTA Diploma programs).
  • Review of current practice models for the use of support personnel in the area of seating and mobility.
  • Highlight potential models of practice to enhance patient care and outcomes by engaging the use of support personnel in this area of practice.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
Member price: 12.50
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SEATSUP1
Financial Checklist for People Who've Been Injured/Disabled

PRESENTED BY: Daniel Carroll, Partner (Chair - Litigation Award Practice Group) and Maria Campanella, Partner

  • What can go wrong and how to mitigate the risks?
  • The Disability Tax Credit, RDSPs, CPP-D, ODSP, Direct Funding, Passport Program.
  • MVAs - how to survive from discharge to settlement (and beyond).


Non-Member Price: 50.00
Member price: 12.50
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FCPID1
Home Modification and Ageing in Place

PRESENTED BY: Lesya Dyk, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • The 'Silver Tsunami' that's upon us.
  • Older Canadians who would like to age in place but do not know how.
  • The ill-prepared government in facing this health crisis.
  • Supporting families with adults in the 'sandwich' generation.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
Member price: 12.50
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HOMEAGE1
How Can OTs Manage the Risks Associated With Virtual Care?

PRESENTED BY: Andrew Spencer, RIBO, Account Executive, PROLINK


  • How can OTs provide professional and ethical virtual care?
  • Professional liability risks.
  • Risk management tips and strategies.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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HCVC1
Incorporating Technology Into Healthcare Practice

  • Increasing efficiency when providing healthcare services in the community:

    • Setting up Shared, Google and Busy calendars as well as Busy Contacts.

  • Incorporating technology into practice with children and young adults:

    • Using Evernote and others.

  • How to use technology to assist with treatment plans and measuring client progress.
  • Understanding Office Suite. (Access word, Excel, Powerpoint and PDF documents on tablets and smartphone)
  • Creating electronic signatures and sign-in sheets.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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ITHP1
Introduction to Occupational Performance Coaching

PRESENTED BY: Dorothy Kessler, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Occupational Performance Coaching (OPC) background.
  • Description of OPC.
  • Evidence to support use of OPC.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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OPC1
Introduction to Trans-Inclusive Healthcare

PRESENTED BY: Karen Luyendyk, RN MScN, Clinical Educator - Trans and Non-binary Health with Rainbow Health Ontario

  • Language, terminology and definitions.
  • Social determinants of health.
  • Understanding trans-phobia in healthcare.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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ITIH1
Making Our Communities Age-Friendly

PRESENTED BY: Briana Zur, PhD and Elizabeth Steggles, Co-Chair, OSOT's Retired Members' Team

  • Learn about age-friendly communities (AFCs).
  • Understand how AFCs align with occupational therapy.
  • Discuss ways to advocate for your city or municipality to become age-friendly.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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AFCOT1
Occupation Based Research in Concussion Management

PRESENTED BY: Anne Hunt, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont) - Manager, Student training & intervention research program, Clinical Study Investigator, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

  • Evidence supporting occupation focused assessment and interventions.
  • The importance of occupational focused interventions in concussion management.
  • How meta-cognitive strategy training, energy management education, and activity based interventions support concussion recovery.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
Member price: 12.50
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OBRCM1
Occupational Therapists, Driving, and Mental Health

PRESENTED BY: Aleksandra Grochulski, OT Saskatchewan Health Authority and Alicia Carey, Practice Leader OT, Saskatchewan Health Authority

  • The impact of mental health conditions on the IADL of driving.
  • The development of a screening tool - SPOT-DS.
  • Incorporating the SPOT-DS into your practice.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
Member price: 12.50
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DRIVEMH1
Office Ergonomics for OTs - Virtual Workshop

PRESENTED BY: Nancy Gowan, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • 5 hours in duration presented in 4 parts.
  • Understanding the process of assessing a workstation (office-based setting).
  • Determining the most appropriate workstation setup based on the assessment and the current research.
  • Understanding the tools used in ergonomics.
  • Ergonomics with new technology.
  • Transitions in the workplace that impact ergonomics.
  • Participants receive a workbook with resources including evidence based assessment tools.


Non-Member Price: 225.00
Member price: 87.50
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OEOT1
OT and Psychotherapy: Exciting Times Ahead!

PRESENTED BY: Laura Stanley, OT Reg. (Ont.), Psychotherapist, Theresa Bernard, OT Reg. (Ont.), Psychotherapist and Anya Choulsky, OT Reg. (Ont.), Psychotherapist

  • An overview of the Increasing Access to Structured Psychotherapy Program at CAMH.
  • Practice resources related to assessment, treatment and supervision with clinicians.
  • Why occupational therapists are well suited for formal structured psychotherapy roles.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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PSYCH_OT1
OTs as Stewards of Home Care During COVID-19

PRESENTED BY: Carol MacDonald, Co-Founder & Head of Client Success, Gotcare and Chenny Xia, Co-Founder & Head of Technology & Design, Gotcare

  • Review the social and financial impacts of COVID-19 on home care recipients and people in their circle of care.
  • Unpack how consumer behaviour and technology has changed the initiation and coordination of home care services in response to COVID-19.
  • Share practical insights into how some occupational therapists have shifted their practice in order to set up their clients for success in a post-COVID world.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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SHC1
Power Mobility for People With Vision Loss

PRESENTED BY: Dr. Michelle Markowitz, OD, OT Reg. (Ont.), Corie Haslbeck, OT Reg. (MB), and Colin Marnoch, Orientation and Mobility Instructor at Vision Loss Rehab

  • Power mobility is possible for persons with visual impairment.
  • OT and O&M collaboration with the client is best practice.
  • Guidelines for how to determine a client's ability to safely use power mobility.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
Member price: 12.50
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MPVL1
Residential Rehab for TBI: How It Works and Why It Works

PRESENTED BY: Colleen Boyce, Director, Bayshore NRIO, and Jessica Stengel, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • What a residential rehabilitation program is.
  • What assessments are done in this context and how it differs from other practice settings.
  • What intervention looks like in a residential setting.
  • The costs associated to support life care plans.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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RRTBI1
Return to Work Strategies for Complex Situations

PRESENTED BY: Nancy J Gowan, BHsc (OT), OT Reg (ON), CDMP, President Gowan Consulting

  • 3 hours in duration presented in 3 parts.
  • Legal and business reasons for RTW.
  • Principles and evidence informed best practices for RTW.
  • Communication and negotiation for sustainable RTW.


Non-Member Price: 215.00
Member price: 82.50
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RWSCS1
Spasticity Management After Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome

PRESENTED BY: Parvin Eftekhar, PhD., OT Reg. (Ont.), Affiliate Scientist, KITE | Toronto Rehab | University Health Network

  • Discuss the possible interventions and options to manage spasticity/contracture after upper motor neuron syndrome.
  • Splinting/casting/positioning.


Non-Member Price: 75.00
Member price: 25.00
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SMUPNS1
Stroke Care: Experiences Implementing Bundled Care

PRESENTED BY: Beth Linkewich, Director, Regional Stroke Centre and North & East GTA Stroke Network, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

  • Overview of bundled care.
  • Experiences of implementing bundled care.
  • Considerations for systems of care and rehabilitation providers.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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STROKECARE1
Supporting the Participation & Function of Homeless

PRESENTED BY: Carrie Anne Marshall, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) Assistant Professor, Western University and Sylvain Roy, PhD Neuropsychologist and Past-President of the Ontario Psychological Association

  • A general overview of the state of homelessness in Canada.
  • Health profiles of homeless persons in Canada.
  • Functional and participation challenges that homeless persons face in daily life, and evidence-based strategies aimed at addressing these challenges.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
Member price: 12.50
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HOMELESS1
Telehealth & Occupational Therapy

PRESENTED BY: Christine Linton, Provincial Director Adoption at OTN and Lisa Ferraro, Regional Lead at Toronto Central LHIN, Central LHIN & Central LHIN East

  • Services offered by the OTN.
  • Cases of how OTs have used telemedicine.
  • Member benefits and how to become an individual member of the OTN.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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TELE1
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Disability Benefits

PRESENTED BY: Yoni Silberman, Partner, Bogoroch & Associates LLP

  • Canada Pension Plan Disability Support Program, Ontario Disability Support Program, Ontario Works.
  • Disability claims.
  • Long-term disability claims in the age of COVID-19.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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DBC19x
The Palliative Care Network

PRESENTED BY: Susan Blacker, MSW, RSW, Provincial Clinical Co-Lead, Ontario Palliative Care Network

  • Provide an overview of the Ontario Palliative Care Network.
  • Provide an overview of recently launched resources.
  • Highlight the OT competencies within the palliative care competency framework.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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PCN1
Using the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure
to Enhance Client-Centred Care and Outcomes

PRESENTED BY: Anne W. Hunt, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) Assistant Professor Teaching Stream, University of Toronto Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

  • Outcome measurement.
  • Client-centred practice.
  • Clinical practice.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
Member price: 12.50
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COPM1
Virtual Visits for Seating and Mobility

PRESENTED BY: Linda Norton, M.Sc.CH, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Identifies strategies to limit the number of in-person visits and the number of people at each visit.
  • Discusses the factors that influence whether a visit should be conducted virtually or in-person.
  • Explores the specific assessment parameters that can effectively be addressed virtually.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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VVSM1
Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario: Who We Are & What We Do

PRESENTED BY: Jennifer Urosevic, Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist, Executive Director, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario

  • Overview of programs and services.
  • Implications of blindness and low vision.
  • Strategies to support individuals with vision loss.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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VLRO1
Vitamin N(ature): An OT's Prescription

PRESENTED BY: Anne Robillard, OT

  • Learn about health and well-being benefits of nature.
  • Understand social prescribing.
  • Introduce the PaRx: A Prescription for Nature process.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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PARX1
Women's Health and Occupational Therapy

PRESENTED BY: Lara Desrosiers, OT Reg. (Ont.) and Melissa LaPointe, OT Reg. (BC)

  • What occupational therapists are doing around the world in the field of women's health.
  • An innovative private practice within Ontario that focuses on supporting women with pelvic health challenges.
  • Key considerations and resources for exploring the process of launching a women's health practice within Ontario.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
Member price: 12.50
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