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Sensory Processing Disorder: Practical Solutions that Work

Length: 6 hours 20 minutes

Additional Participant CE:
$19.99

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January 28, 2013: 8:00am-4:00pm EST

  • Get answers to the top 10 questions about sensory integration
  • Walk away with techniques that can be implemented across disciplines
  • Know when a referral for occupational therapy is needed
  • Video examples in a clinical setting

Join Rondalyn Varney Whitney in this one-day, interactive seminar. Rondalyn will teach you how the foundation of our seven senses helps children adapt and respond to the environment around them and how poor processing affects them in all aspects of their lives. Furthermore, you will learn how to use a sensory diet effectively and how to measure functional change using a sensory integrative approach.

You will

  • learn how to use sensory techniques in many different environments
  • be able to identify behaviors
  • learn how to use sensory strategies to support family quality of life
  • recognize when a child needs a referral for occupational therapy
  • discover the new categories of sensory processing outlined in the DSM-5®
  • acquire a common language and terms to describe SPD

Top 10 Questions That Will Be Addressed

  1. What should I do when a child is having trouble sitting in a chair?
  2. How do I use sensory based interventions?
  3. How do I know if my interventions are following theory?
  4. How can I use sensory integration techniques across the lifespan?
  5. What can I do to help children who have to touch and handle everything?
  6. How does sensory influence learning?
  7. How can I help children who are hypersensitive to touch?
  8. What do we know from the research and how it impacts treatment?
  9. How can I help children who are drooling and chew on everything?
  10. How do I increase eye contact and joint attention?

OUTLINE

Introduction

  • Terminology
  • Sensory Integration vs. Sensory Processing
  • How the sensory system effects human development
  • Evidence vs. assumptions made about sensory integration

The Seven Senses

  • Understand what each system really does and how they interact with other systems
  • Basic treatment of each system

Occupational Therapy and Research

  • Problems and solutions
  • What we know and how it impacts treatment
  • Sensory processing, anxiety and depression

New Nosology of Sensory Processing Disorder

  • New categories and how they present in a child - video examples
  • Treatment framework for each type

Sensory Diets

  • What it is
  • Why we use it
  • How to implement exercises and which ones to use
  • Measure results

Sensory vs. Behavior

  • How to tell the difference
  • What are the priorities for change
  • Ways to help change behavior

OBJECTIVES

  • Identify the subtypes of sensory processing disorder.
  • Recognize when a child needs an evaluation.
  • Describe common behaviors and correlate them to the sensory system that is most likely causing the issues.
  • Appropriately identify and implement sensory methods into your professional bag of techniques.
  • Explain how the sensory techniques are working.
  • Use a sensory diet effectively and measure functional change.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Rondalyn Varney Whitney, Ph.D., OT /L, is an educator, researcher and occupational therapist with 20 years of experience. Her work focuses on the family as a system and she specializes in pediatric mental health, reducing barriers to family quality of life for families of children with autism and related disorders. Dr. Varney Whitney is a prolific author, including Nonverbal Learning Disorder: Understanding and Coping with NLD and Asperger’s who presents nationally & internationally on ASD, sensory processing, family quality of life, therapeutic humor, social skills program development and related topics. She is a featured author in The Out of Sync Child Has Fun, Sensory Focus Magazine, Today in OT and OT Practice. She is certified in the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) and has an advanced practice designation in Feeding and Swallowing from the state of California.

She is a pioneer of innovative social programs which serve as a model for many programs utilized today. Rondalyn is a recognized elected leader in the American Occupational Therapy Association and the Occupational Therapy Association of Maryland and a recipient of multiple awards for excellence. She is an assistant professor at the University of Sciences in Philadelphia. Rondalyn’s research interests are in family quality of life, family resilience, and sensory processing as a barrier or support to social participation.


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TARGET AUDIENCE

Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, Teachers/Educators, Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapy Assistants, and other Mental Health Professionals

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Credit Information

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate. Additional certificates are available for $19.99. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Continuing Education Information:  This activity qualifies for continuing education for the following professionals in every state: Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, Teachers/Educators, Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapy Assistants, and other Mental Health Professionals. For states that differ from national board approval see details below. For states not listed or do not accept national approvals please contact CMI or your licensing board.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

PSYCHOLOGISTS

PSYCHOLOGISTS: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CMI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. CMI is offering this activity for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

SOCIAL WORKERS

SOCIAL WORKERS:  CMI Education Institute, Provider #1062, is approved as a provider for continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards, 400 South Ridge Parkway, Suite B, Culpeper, VA 22701. www.aswb.org. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2011-January 27, 2014. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 6.25 (Clinical or Ethical) continuing education clock hours in participating in this activity after successful completion of the post test/evaluation form. Course Level: All Levels.

FLORIDA SOCIAL WORKERS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS/MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS:  CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number BAP #77. This course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.

Contact cecmi@cmieducation.org to have your credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide your name and license number in the email.

ILLINOIS SOCIAL WORKERS: CMI Education Institute is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.

MINNESOTA SOCIAL WORKERS:  CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #:  CEP-140. This course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.

NEW JERSEY SOCIAL WORKERS: This activity qualifies for an approved continuing education offering for New Jersey Social Workers. The New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners has approved this activity for 6.0 (Clinical) credit hours.

COUNSELORS

COUNSELORS: CMI Education Institute, Inc, is an approved provider of the National Board of Certified Counselors, NBCC Provider #: 5637. We adhere to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines. This activity qualifies for 6.25 contact hours.

CALIFORNIA COUNSELORS/SOCIAL WORKERS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS/LICENSED EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGISTS: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider #: 2087. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

OHIO COUNSELORS/SOCIAL WORKERS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS: CMI Education Institute is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.

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NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONERS/CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS: This activity meets the criteria for an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Activity. CMI Education Institute, Inc, is an approved provider by the American Psychological Association, which is recognized by theANCC for behavioral health related activities. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance.

This activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.

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FLORIDA NURSES: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.

Contact cecmi@cmieducation.org to have your credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide your name and license number in the email.

IOWA NURSES:  CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 7.2 contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal.

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CALIFORNIA EDUCATORS: This course may be applicable for 6.0 Clock Hours to qualify toward your Professional Growth to apply toward the renewal of credentials. The CTC does not approve courses.

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INDIANA EDUCATORS: 6.0 Professional Growth Points are available for full attendance at this seminar per the Indiana Department of Education standards.

MAINE EDUCATORS: This course may be available for 6.0 Recertification Clock Hours. Those employed as teachers in Maine would need to get prior approval from their local certification committee.

MONTANA EDUCATORS: This program is offered for 6.0 Renewal Units. CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an Approved Renewal Unit Provider with the Montana Office of Public Instruction.

NEW JERSEY EDUCATORS, ADMINISTRATORS & EDUCATION SERVICES PERSONNEL: 6.0 Actual Professional Development Hours. MEDS-PDN, powered by CMI Education Institute, Inc., is a registered New Jersey Professional Development Provider with the NJ Dept of Education.

TEXAS EDUCATORS: CMI Education Institute, Inc., has been approved as a CPE Provider #500981 for Texas Educators by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBED). This course qualifies for 6.0 CPE clock hours.

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS

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SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS:  This course is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level Professional area).

** Please note that Speech-Language Pathologists who participate in the live webcast will be required to complete additional steps if they want their participation submitted to the ASHA CE Registry. Detailed instructions will be provided the day of the program under the Materials Section of the webcast.

CALIFORNIA SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS (AND AUDIOLOGISTS): This course has been verified by the California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board as acceptable for 6.0 CPD Credits toward state licensure. 

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS:  CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #:  3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.25 contact hours or .625 CEUs. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.

FLORIDA OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number BAP #77. This course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.

Contact cecmi@cmieducation.org to have your credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide your name and license number in the email.

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS/PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS/PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS: Credit Requirements vary per state rules and regulations. Many states are non-mandatory for physical therapy. Please contact your state board to determine your requirements.

FLORIDA PHYSICAL THERAPISTS & PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Physical Therapy. Provider Number BAP #77. This course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.

Contact cecmi@cmieducation.org to have your credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide your name and license number in the email.

ILLINOIS PHYSICAL THERAPISTS AND PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS: MEDS-PDN, powered by CMI Education Institute, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000197. This course qualifies for 6.0 CE Credit Hours.

NEW YORK PHYSICAL THERAPISTS & PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS: MEDS-PDN, powered by CMI Education Institute, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This course qualifies for 7.0 Contact Hours.

OTHER PROFESSIONS: This activity qualifies for 6.3 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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Faculty

  • Rondalyn Varney Whitney, Ph.D., OT /L
    • Rondalyn Varney Whitney, Ph.D., OT /L, is an educator, researcher and occupational therapist with 20 years of experience. Her work focuses on the family as a system and she specializes in pediatric mental health, reducing barriers to family quality of life for families of children with autism and related disorders. Dr. Varney Whitney is a prolific author, including Nonverbal Learning Disorder: Understanding and Coping with NLD and Asperger’s who presents nationally & internationally on ASD, sensory processing, family quality of life, therapeutic humor, social skills program development and related topics. She is a featured author in The Out of Sync Child Has Fun, Sensory Focus Magazine, Today in OT and OT Practice. She is certified in the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) and has an advanced practice designation in Feeding and Swallowing from the state of California.

      She is a pioneer of innovative social programs which serve as a model for many programs utilized today. Rondalyn is a recognized elected leader in the American Occupational Therapy Association and the Occupational Therapy Association of Maryland and a recipient of multiple awards for excellence. She is an assistant professor at the University of Sciences in Philadelphia. Rondalyn’s research interests are in family quality of life, family resilience, and sensory processing as a barrier or support to social participation.

Course Materials

  • ASHA Participant Form - LIVE WEBCAST ONLY - 01-28-2013 (1 page)
  • Instructions for ASHA CEUs - LIVE WEBCAST ONLY - 01/28/2013 (1 page)
  • Webcast Manual (41 pages)
  • Additional_Participant_CE_Request_Form (4 pages)