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The Importance of Personal Hygiene

Published by <p>This handout details why engaging in personal hygiene tasks is important for the client and is appropriate for people with cognitive impairments/delay or with mental health challenges. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Cycle of Inactivity

Published by <p>This piece describes the cycle of inactivity and provides a visual illustration. Kortebein, P., Symons, T. B., Ferrando, A., Paddon-Jones, D., Ronsen, O., Protas, E., Conger, S., Lombeida, J., Wolfe, R., & Evans, W. J. (2008). Functional impact of 10 days of bed rest in healthy older adults. The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Occupational Therapy and Community-Based Practice

Published by <p>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. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Art Activities in Long-Term Care: A Scoping Review (2022)

Published by <p>The guiding research question for this scoping review was: “How are art activities being used in long-term care facilities” to enable a wide breadth of exploration of the literature on this topic. Art activities included visual and material activities (e.g., drawing, painting, photography) for therapeutic purposes, but excluded the use of movement and musical art […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Pilot Study of the Cognitive-Functional Intervention for Adults (Cog-Fun A): A Metacognitive-Functional Tool for Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (2022)

Published by <p>In this pretest-posttest design, adults with ADHD and EF impairment were recruited. Two OTs delivered the intervention protocol and follow-up measurements were performed three months after completion.Intervention: Participants attended 15 one-hour weekly sessions covering four modules. Unit 1 focused on promoting awareness of chronic ADHD, EF dysfunction, and associated implications. Unit 2 focused on acquiring […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Trauma-Informed Care in Clinical Practice

Published by <p>This course furthers participants’ understanding of the principles of trauma-informed care and the neurobiological impacts of exposure to trauma across the lifespan. Participants will learn about the challenges individuals with trauma history face when accessing healthcare and how to utilize a range of personal and organizational practices to implement trauma-informed healthcare services. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Speech, occupational, and physical therapy printable handout: Mindfulness series- Progressive muscle relaxation

Mindfulness Series: Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Published by <p>Part of Dr. Oak Reed’s course, Healthy Coping: Brief Behavioral Strategies for Clinicians and Patients, this resource outlines how to use progressive muscle relaxation to reduce muscle tension. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Speech, occupational, and physical therapy printable handout: Mindfulness series- Guided imagery - visualization

Mindfulness Series: Guided Imagery

Published by <p>Part of Dr. Oak Reed’s course, Healthy Coping: Brief Behavioral Strategies for Clinicians and Patients, this resource outlines how to use imagery to encourage peace and reduce tension and stress. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Speech, occupational, and physical therapy printable handout: Mindfulness series- Diaphragmatic belly breathing

Mindfulness Series: Diaphragmatic (Belly) Breathing

Published by <p>Part of Dr. Oak Reed’s course, Healthy Coping: Brief Behavioral Strategies for Clinicians and Patients, this resource outlines how to use diaphragmatic breathing to reduce stress and anxiety. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Speech, occupational, and physical therapy printable handout: Mindfulness series- 5 senses grounding exercise

Mindfulness Series: 5 Senses Grounding Exercise

Published by <p>Part of Dr. Oak Reed’s course, Healthy Coping: Brief Behavioral Strategies for Clinicians and Patients, this resource outlines how to use the 5 senses to ground the mind and body. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>