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When Mood & Behavior Impact Physical & Cognitive Function

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Ottawa Conference and Event Centre

200 Coventry Road

Ottawa, ON K1K 4S3

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When Mood & Behavior Impact Physical & Cognitive Function: Quick & Effective Ways to Engage Clients with Co-Existing Mental Health Issues

WHO:

Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants who work primarily with the physical & cognitive determinants of function, but who also encounter mental health issues as barriers to assessment and treatment.

WHAT:

Course Objectives Include

  • Developing skills in assessing functional barriers in clients with mood and psychotic illness

  • Developing strategies for understanding and managing symptoms of anxiety, stress, and negative thinking

  • Building competency in engaging and empowering clients through adult learning & coaching techniques

  • Applying behavioral activation strategies to get clients moving

PRESENTED BY:

Mary McNamara O.T. Reg.(Ont.) has practised OT in Acute Psychiatry for 20 years, developing and delivering patient education modules on stress management, relaxation, and cognitive behavioural strategies, as applied to occupational performance goals. Prior to that, she worked in physical rehab settings. She has a special interest in adult education and the role of mindfulness-informed interventions in mental health. She holds a Certificate in Adult Education from St. Francis Xavier University.

Theresa Straathof O.T. Reg. (Ont.) has practiced in acute care at The Ottawa Hospital for 25 years. Primary area of practice is mental health, but also included rotations on the Geriatric Assessment Unit, Medicine/Neurology, and the Heart Institute. Special interests include coping strategies development, resilience and student education. She holds a Certificate in Adult Education from St. Francis Xavier University.

WHEN:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24th, 2017

8am to 3pm, REGISTRATION OPENS AT 7am

WHERE:

OTTAWA CONFERENCE & EVENT CENTRE

200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON K1K 4S3

Refreshments & Lunch will be provided.

The Ottawa Conference & Event Centre offers complimentary parking to all guests.


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