Course

Occupational Therapy and Community-Based Practice

Presented by Quinn P Tyminski OTD, OTR/L, BCMH

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Course Description

This course will provide basic information on working in community-based practice settings with individuals from marginalized populations. Principles of occupational justice and use of the occupational justice framework will be addressed, along with a blueprint for getting involved in this area of practice.
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Meet Your Presenter

Dr. Quinn Tyminski currently serves as an Instructor in the Program of Occupational Therapy and Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM). She earned her master’s degree in occupational therapy from WUSM in 2012 and her clinical doctorate in occupational therapy in 2017 from Saint Louis University. She is the founder and Director of the Community Independence Occupational Therapy Clinic for individuals experiencing homelessness. Dr. Tyminski’ s research focuses on improving occupational participation and quality of life for populations experiencing marginalization through providing occupation-based services targeted at improving life skills and community re-integration.

Accreditation

  • Therapy Insights is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development.
  • Course approval ID #TBA.
  • This webinar is offered at 1 CEU.

Course Details

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe how the occupational justice framework can be used in marginalized populations.
  2. Describe the impact of marginalization on occupational performance.
  3. Identify the steps to begin an occupational therapy partnership with a community organization.

Time-ordered Agenda

  • 0:00 - Overview of community-based OT
  • 0:10 - Occupational justice
  • 0:20 - Overview of populations who experience marginalization
  • 0:30 - Blueprint for entering community-practice
  • 0:50 - Q/A
  • 1:00 - End course + quiz

Instructional Level

Introductory
Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.

Target Audience

OTs that wish to learn more about occupational justice and work with individuals in marginalized populations in community-based practice.

Live Course Information

This course will be presented on the Zoom platform. High-speed internet connection is required.

Recorded Course Information

This course will be available for CEUs until September 20th, 2027.

Instructor Financial Disclosures

  • Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
  • Presenter is a salaried faculty member who conducts research related to the content of this presentation. Her employer is Washington University School of Medicine.
  • Presenter has created mental health content for Medbridge, Simucase, and AOTA.

Instructor Non-financial Disclosures

  • None.

Certificates of Completion

Once the exam is completed and you have provided feedback about the course, you will receive an emailed certificate of completion with course title, course instructor name/title, learning objectives, your name, your license number (if desired), and a confirmation from the CE Task Force director confirming completion of course. If your state licensing board requires specific records of course participation (all licensing boards are different), please email us and we will provide the documentation.

Instructional Methodology

Lecture

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