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OT and PT Service Delivery in Schools: Policy, Research and Best Practices
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
5401 La Crosse Avenue
Austin, TX 78739
737-202-3336
Friday, June 07, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Category: Statewide

OT and PT Service Delivery in Schools: Policy, Research and Best Practices [1-day CONFERENCE]

Register early as spots are limited. 

Register for OT and PT Service Delivery in Schools

 
This conference is designed to assist OT and PT school-based practitioners serving in Texas public schools with developing their knowledge base regarding service delivery for struggling learners. Planned sessions will alert attendees to the latest developments in federal and state education policy, including applicable case law. Information regarding documentation requirements and anticipated revisions to the Texas School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Medicaid program will be provided. Research-based practices for serving in inclusive educational environments as well as for service delivery using telehealth/telepractice methodologies will be shared. Strategies will be identified for dealing positively with stakeholder conflicts that arise as part of the ARD/IEP process.

As a result of attending this workshop, attendee will be able to:

1)     Articulate appropriate roles for occupational therapy and physical therapy practitioners in addressing dyslexia and mental health initiatives in Texas public schools;
2)     Describe 3 aspects of effective OT and/or PT documentation for meeting SHARS requirements to support students with disabilities in schools; and
3)     Identify 2 positive strategies therapists can employ for resolving conflicts among stakeholders in the ARD/IEP process.

Conference Schedule

8:00 - 8:30 Sign In
8:30 - 8:45 Welcome/Orientation
8:45 - 9:30 Keynote – A variety of topics related to implementation of the Special Education Strategic Plan, and timely news from Texas’ 86th Legislature
9:30 - 10:30 Legal Issues & Case Law Pertinent to OT and PT Practitioners in Schools
10:30 - 11:30 Proactive Planning for Effective IEP Meetings
11:30 - 12:30 School Health and Related Services: Issues in Service Delivery and Documentation for OT and PT Providers
12:30 - 1:15 Box Lunch/Networking/Q&A
1:15 - 2:45 Integrating OT and PT Services into Instructional Routines
2:45 - 3:45 Telehealth Opportunities for Increasing Access and Efficiency
3:45 - 4:00 Closing Remarks

 
COST: Practitioners who are a current member of their professional association (TOTA or TPTA), will be eligible for a discounted price. 

OT's and OTA's  
TOTA Member $125
Non-TOTA Member $150
PT's and PTA's  
TPTA Member $125
Non-TPTA Member $150

 
Total CEUs/CCUs = 6.25   This course is preapproved by TOTA & TPTA

Need a hotel reservation?
TOTA has negotiated a group rate at SpringHill Suites Austin South (click here for map) for 119 USD per night. Last Day to Book: Monday, April 15, 2019

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Sponsors:

Texas Occupational
Therapy Foundation (TOTF)

Speciaized Assessment and Consulting, Special Education, Psychologist Services, Tesing, Schools, Texas, Translation, Interpretation, Charter, ISD, Psychoeducational, ADHD, Child, Children, Houston, SpEd, Autism, Spectrum, Schools, Therapy, LSSP,