Michigan Occupational Therapy Association


MiOTA - Educational Session Handouts

Blazing a Trail Into the Future of Occupational Therapy
Human Trafficking: Modern-Day Slavery   Handout1
Casey Bross, OTD, OTRL, CLT   Handout2
8:00AM - 9:30AM    
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Developing a Health Pro Mindset Handout1
Katie Tietz, MS OTRL Handout2
9:45AM - 11:45AM    
Defensible Documentation: Denials and Adults Handout
Angeline Bayci, OTRL, FMiOTA  
9:45AM - 11:45AM    
Occupation Based Treatments and Toolkits  
Cathleen Johnson, MS OTRL & Eric Checkley  
9:45AM - 11:45AM    
Occupational Therapy's Contribution to Literacy Across the Lifespan Handout
LIsa Johnson, OTRL, OTD & Denise Hoffman OTRL, OTD, BCP  
9:45AM - 11:45AM    
Children's Lower Body Dressing Made Fun and Easy  
Lynette Ingram, OTRL, SWAL. CLE  
9:45AM - 11:45AM    
MOTEC Fieldwork 101 Handout1
Anne Crites, OTRL, Donna Frollo, MSOT, OTRL, Annette Horton, MOT, OTRL, Kimberly Banfill, MOT, OTRL Handout2
9:45AM - 11:45AM    
The Art of Sexuality and Disability  
Jennifer Summers, OTD, OTRL & Robert Coombs, BFA  
1:15 PM - 4:15 PM    
Participation in Advocacy-Related Occupations Among People with Disabilities  
Jennifer Summers, OTD, OTRL, Audrey Tarbutton, OT Student, Hayley Monforte, OT Student, Rachel Bendewald, OT Student & Stefanie Austin, OT Student  
1:15 PM - 4:15 PM    
Vision Therapy: Beyond Compensations and Addressing the Root of the Problem Handout1
Kara Christy, MS, OTRL, CBIS & Natasha Huffine, MS, OTRL, CBIS Handout2
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM    
Self-Care & Prevention of Burnout Handout
Katie Tietz, MS OTRL  
1:15 PM - 3:15 PM    
Level I Fieldwork - Purpose and Expectations for the OT and OTA Student  
Breanna Chycinski, MS, OTRL & Kristin Willey, MHS, OTRL  
1:15 PM - 3:15 PM    
OTs, SLPs and AACs: The Role in AAC Use and Collaboration with SLPs Handout
Dilyn Smith, MS, OTRL, McKensie Ward, MS, OTRL & Kelsey Underhill, MS, CCC-SLP  
1:15 PM - 3:15 PM    
Back to Basics: Functional Kinesiology Review                                                                             Handout1
Cheri Ramirez, MS, OTRL & Melissa Gallagher. MS, OTRL Handout2
1:15 PM - 3:15 PM    
Enhance Pain Care Approach for Person Centered Dementia Care Practice  
Mary Beth Bissinger, MOT, OTRL, BCPR  
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM    
Lymphedema and Lipedema Therapy Indications, Contraindications and Risk Factors Handout
Kirsten Matthews, MA, OTRL, CLT  
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM    
Wandering 101: Occupational Therapy's Role in Awareness and Prevention Handout1
Jeanette Kunz, MOT, OTRL, BCP Handout2
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM    
Virtual Reality in Neuro-Rehabilitation and Beyond Handout
Amanda Carr, OTRL, CBIS  

Poster Sessions - Saturday, 4:30pm – 5:30 pm
# Poster Title Presenters Handout
1 The Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy for the Prevention of Pain and Injury in Dental Students Basem Alsalah, OT Student, Sharon Holt, MHS, OTRL, Conor Laurencelle, OT Student, Leah McQuone, OT Student, Madelyn Prebola, OT Student, Jayne Yatczak, PhD, OTRL Handout
2 Identifying Opportunities to Optimize Rehabilitative Management of Adults with Muscular Dystrophies        Erin Brownlee, OT Student, Jacob Heppe, OT Student, Andrea Gossett Zakrajsek, OTD, OTRL, Joseph A. Roche BPT, PhD & Renuka Roche, PhD, OTRL  
3 Comparing Motor Signatures of Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) / Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Cerebellar Lesion Groups (CBL) Michael Cusick, MOT, Shanay Ciasson, MOT, Jenna Levine, MOT & Renuka Roche PhD, MS OTRL  
4 How do Programs Using Peer Support Increase Social Participation and Inclusion in Elementary-Aged Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Rachael Drenner, OT Student, Charisse Fesko, OT Students, Camile Figarra, OT Student & Gretchen Dahl Reeves, PhD, OTL, FAOTA  
5 Force and Accuracy During Tracing and Copying Tasks in Children with Developmental Coordination Disoder (DCD) Kyle Gose, OT Student, Shane Lilley, OT Student, Nyla Peracha, OT Student & Renuka Roche, PhD, MS, OTRL  
6 What are the Physical, Psychosocial and Functional Outcomes of Gardening as a Means for Therapy for Older Adults? Kristen Gutman, OT Student, Nikki Jonik, OT Student & Gretchen Dahl Reeves, PhD, OTL, FAOTA  
7 Occupational Therapists' Perceptions and Current Practices Regarding Substance Use Disorders: A Survey Chelsey L. Hahn, OT Student, Erin C. VanBuskirk, OT Student, Mandalin E. Gray, OT Student & Nicole C. Avery, OT Student  
8 Innovations in Institutional Living: An Intergenerational Residential Model for Improving QOL of Elders and Fostering Understanding of Aging Among OT Students Nancy Hock, OTRL, CHT & Mauren Mickus MSG, PhD  
9 Weighing Oneself: An Important IADL for Clients with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Cathleen C. Johnson, MS, OTRL, FMiOTA  
10 Evidence-Based Therapeutic Intervention for Children and Youth with Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy Denise Justice, OTRL, Lynnette Rasmussen, OTRL & Kate Chang, MA, MA Handout1
11 How Effective is Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy vs. Bimanual Therapy in Promoting Functional Outcomes for Older Adults with Hemiparesis Resulting from Stroke? Jessica Lai, OT Student, Erin Coomer, OT Student & Gretchen Dahl Reeves, PhD OTL, FAOTA  
12 Accommodating Employees with Traumatic Brain Injury Kathie Martin, OTRL, CBIS, VSS  
13 School-to-Work Transition for Students with Developmental Disabilities Rachel Milowski, OT Student, Stephanie Olszewski, OT Student, Kristen Hale, OT Student & Gretchen Dahl Reeves, PhD OTL, FAOTA  
14 S.A.F.E. (Successful Active Fall Education) @ PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly): A Program Modification Plan for Occupation-Based Fall Prevention Chelsie Myers, OTD & Nicole Stotz, OTD, OTRL  
15 How Effective are the Strategies of DBT in Reducing the Behaviors of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Adolescents? Kimberly Raymond, OT Student, Nathalie Depalma, OT Student, Lauren Holtz, OT Student & Gretchen Dahl Reeves, PhD, OTL, FAOTA  
17 What is the Effectiveness of Non-pharmacological Interventions for Cognitive Impairment in Women Treated with Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer? Emily Runyan, OT Student, Taylor Bennett, OT Student, Rachel Santioni, OT Student, Gretchen Dahl Reeves, PhD, OTL, FAOTA  
18 How does Engagement in Creative Arts Benefit Youth at Risk of Currently Using Illicit Substances? Kelsey Scott, OT Student, Zosia Stolarchuk, OT Student, Yaoyao Du, OT Student & Gretchen Dahl Reeves, PhD, OTL, FAOTA  
19 The Effectiveness of Sensory Integration on Anxiety Disorders and Increasing Pediatric Occupational Performance Maggie Sladick, OT Student & Erin Frazier, OT Student  
20 Does Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) decrease stress and Depression of family members caring for a relative in the late stages of dementia? Dunya Sleiman, OT Student, Marissa Feldpausch, OT Student, Matthew Horne, OT Student, & Gretchen Dahl Reeves, PhD, OTL, FAOTA  
21 Strategies That Effectively Support Job Retention for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness Rachel Wehrly, OT Student, Katelyn Sakkinen, OT Student, Katie Voigt, OT Student, & Gretchen Dahl Reeves, PhD, OTL, FAOTA  
22 A Scoping Review of Assessments in Occupational Therapy Research: Implications for Occupational Therapy Practice Jayne Yatczak PhD, OTRL, Christine Moellering, BS, OT Student, Charity Mack. BS, OT Student, & Timothy McDaniel PhD  
9:45AM - 11:45AM    
Best Practice in Schools Handout
Donna Case, PhD, OTL  
9:45 AM - 11:45AM    
Connecting Virtual Reality and Occupation Handout
Robert C. Ferguson, MHS, OTRL & Michael Blackstock, MS, OTRL  
9:45 AM - 11:45AM    
Sexual Healing: The OT's Role in Addressing Sexual Health & Intimacy  
Jaclyn Raab, OTRL  
9:45 AM - 10:45AM    
Coming Soon: Doctoral Capstone Projects and Residency. What is it?  
Nancy Milligan, PhD, OTRL, FAOTA, FMiOTA  
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM    
MiPain: OT's Role in an Intensive Pain Multidisciplinary Program Handout
Joe Latocki, OTRL & Carly Glahn, MOT  
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM    
Assessment and Intervention of Visual Perception and Cognition and the Impact on Everyday Functioning Handout1
Kara Christy, MS, OTRL, CBIS & Natasha Huffine, MS, OTRL, CBIS  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    
Matter of Balance as Fieldwork: Students Providing Public Scholarship  
Donna Frollo MS OTRL, Carly Lorencen, OTA Student, Chelsea Fenner, OTA Student, Brook Keller, OTA Student  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    
Pain and Participation: The 2-Way Dilemma Handout1
Cheri Ramirez, MS, OTRL & Melissa Gallagher, MS, OTRL Handout2
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    
Essential Elements of a Comprehensive Initial Evaluation Handout1
Alissa Baker, MS, OTRL Handout2
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM    
Experiences of Voters with Disabilities in Michigan Handout
Amy Bartkus, OT Student, Hannah Schweikart, OT Student, Hannah Casselman, OT Student  
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM    
What's Your Role Again? The Collaborative Nature of the OTR/OTA Relationship Handout1
Marie Miller, MOTRL, Katie Mittlestraedt, COTAL, Molly Racklin, OTRL, CBIS, ATP & Jamie Bell, COTAL Handout2
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM   Handout1
The Basics of Cultural Competence Handout2
Denise Justice, OTRL Handout3
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM    
Choosing Wisely  
Mary Ellen East, MS, COTAL, ROH  
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM    
Racism: An Ethical Imperative  
Barbara Hemphill, DM, FAOTA, OTRL  
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM    
Promoting a Falls Prevention Culture Through Behavior Change and Health Literacy  
Steven Eberth, OTD, OTRL & Cassie Jeng, PhD, MPH  
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM    
Occupational Therapy Performance Coaching for Pediatrics Handout
Lisa Johnson, OTRL, OTD  
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM    
The Kid's Eyes Have It  
Carla Floyd-Slabaugh, DrOT, OTRL, CBIS  
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