OTTP at OTAC's 2011 Spring Symposium at Disney's Paradise Pier® Hotel, April 2 & 3, 2011 in Anaheim,
OTTP Division Director, OTAC Region 2 Director-Elect - Sarah Bream - presented Saturday April 2nd as part of "Transitioning to New Areas of Practice." The presentation explored returning to occupational therapy after being away from practice as well as transitioning into new areas of practice. Dr. Bream spoke from a mental health prospective; others included those of physical disabilities, home health, and pediatrics.
Paula McNamara, MS, OTR/L & Andrea Mendoza, LMFT, presented April 3rd. Their presentation entitled "Assessing Family Functioning Through Home-based Mental Health Services" looked at the benefits and challenges of providing family-centered, occupation-based interventions in the home while integrating occupational therapy into an evidence-based community mental health model for at-risk youth.