BEST PRACTICES IN SCHOOL-BASED OT
5th Annual Conference
2017-2018

 March 2-3, 2018
  Red Lion Hotel, 
Anaheim CA 

Event Schedule

 


Conference Schedule Overview

(Presentation topics and schedule are subject to change)


Friday, March 2nd
"The Size Matters Handwriting Program: Proven. Practical. Imbeddable. Measurable."
Beverly Moskowitz, DOT MS OTR/L FAOTA
President/CEO Real OT Solutions


"What's Next?" 
What happens to our students when they leave the school system as adults?  This panel-led discussion explores housing, employment, and community options for our students as well as the skills they need to access the available options.


"Ask the Experts" 
The "Ask the Experts" session is a perennial favorite of conference attendees.  It is an open-mic format during which attendees direct questions to a panel of DIS/school-based OT experts.


Vendor Expo

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Saturday, March 3rd
"Building Resilience and Minimizing Burnout in School-Based Practice" 
Pamela Stephenson, OTD OTR/L
Mary Baldwin University


"Workload Management" 
Moderator-led discussion regarding the factors that impact our workloads (e.g. inappropriate referrals, difficulty discharging students from services, assessment/report writing, service delivery trends, teacher/administration collaboration and support, etc.) and effective strategies used in various school districts.

Small Group Conversations - School-based Issues

Vendor Expo


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Please let us know if you would be interested in assisting us in coordinating the conference and/or presenting at the conference.  We welcome proposals from individuals at all levels of experience.  This is a friendly audience of peer professionals and we encourage submissions from first-time presenters as well as those who are more experienced! 
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