Continuing Education


KUOT-CCC is committed to providing valuable resources to alumni and colleagues. In order to provide this service to the community, inter-professional continuing education opportunities are offered on a regular basis. These courses and workshops offer professionals a way to stay up to date with the most current information from leading experts in a variety of fields.


Current Courses: (Fall 2017)
STAR Institute Level I Intensive Mentorship: Clinical Reasoning in Intervention
An intensive mentorship training for occupational therapists in assessment, intervention and treatment effectiveness research for Sensory Processing Disorder

November 30-December 3
          
                   For more information, visit: members.spdstar.org/event/level1-hillside




Previous Courses:

Physical Agent Modalities In Occupational Therapy


This course for OTs and OTAs is coming back in February! Don’t give up 2 weekends to be certified in advanced modalities in NJ! The course is approved by the Occupational Therapy Advisory Council. CEUs available. Discounts for Kean Alumni/Kean Fieldwork Educators!


Please see brochure for more information. 

PLEASE NOTE DATES ON BROCHURE ARE INCORRECT. 

Call clinic for information on future offerings. 


Wednesday Evenings
6PM to 10 PM
10/1916 to 12/14/16 (no class 11/23/16/)

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Hands on course to learn and practice the latest evidence regarding the utilizing of physical agent modalities as one of the tools in the occupational therapist’s toolbox from an occupational therapist. Emphasis will be placed on those modalities commonly used by OTs.


Full registration $650.00

Kean Alumni and Clinical Instructors of Kean OT students (within 5 the past years) $550.00



Make checks payable to Kean University and mail to:

Department of Occupational Therapy

1000 Morris Ave,

Union, NJ 07083


                                            

Click Here to Register Online




 



Orthotics Workshop, A Splinting Guide: Orthoses for Mobilization

The clinic is hosts an Orthotics Workshop, A Splinting Guide: Orthoses for Mobilization from 8:00AM-5:00PM. OTs, COTAs, PTs, PTAs, and CHTs are welcome. 

Participants will see demonstrations and fabricate their own orthoses. CEUs available. Cost for regular attendees: Cost $275
Discounts for Kean Alumni/Kean Fieldwork Educators available! 
Call clinic for dates of future offerings! We hope to see you there!








Sensory Processing in Everyday Life: Evidence Based Practices in Action

Attendees were enriched by the knowledge and charisma of Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA.

Dr. Dunn is an internationally known expert for her studies about sensory processing, and is a coauthor of the Sensory Profile measures.




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Practices in a Complimentary and Alternative Medicine Within Rehabilitation Services

Therapists from as far as Pennsylvania and OT students from Kean, Columbia, and  Rutgers OTA program attended “Practices in a Complementary and Alternative Medicine within Rehabilitation Services” a continuing education course hosted by Kean University.


 This course presented the evidence behind the effectiveness of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Yoga, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Tai chi/qigong and NIA to decrease in physical and psychological symptoms, increase ability to relax, reduce pain and enhance ability to cope with chronic pain, improve cognitive functioning, improve self-esteem and ability to cope more effectively with short and long term stressful situations, and assist our innate healing capacity.


 Participants experience each of these modalities and left with the basic knowledge to apply these approaches into their treatment practice.