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The list below is our extensive collection of archived webinars. Some webinars are complimentary to members while others have a discounted fee. Members will need to log into our site in order to receive the member rate and non-members will be asked to create a website account in order to make a purchase. 

Once you have selected one or more webinars from the available categories on the left menu, you can complete the order process by clicking on the "Proceed to Checkout" button or the "CART" icon at the top of the page. Instructions to access the webinar along with links to any resource material will be provided on the confirmation page as well as in a separate email that will be sent to you immediately following the transaction.
 

All Webinars

 
Am I Ready for a Student? A Primer in Becoming a Preceptor

PRESENTED BY: Anne Hunt, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) and Naomi Davids-Brumer, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Identify opportunities for preceptorship in your practice.
  • Understand the process of taking on an occupational therapy learner.
  • Understand how to support occupational therapy learners in a fieldwork placement 4.


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An OTs Role with Veterans Affairs Canada

PRESENTED BY: Julie St-Jean, OT Reg. (Ont.) and Kristin Dingman-Price, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Learn about the OT Services Revolution at Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC).
  • Familiarize yourself with the role of the Area Occupational Therapist at VAC, the primary contact for community OTs.
  • Learn how to become a Fee for Service OT and what that role entails.


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An Overview of Ontario’s PHIPA

PRESENTED BY: Andrea Ramsarran (she/her), Senior Health Policy Advisor, Health Policy Department, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

  • Learn the terminology under the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), such as: health information custodians, agents, electronic service providers and health information network providers, recipients, and PHIPA's limiting principles.
  • Learn about consent, including: capacity to consent, express, implied, and assumed implied consent, circle of care, lock box – withholds and withdrawals of consent, access requests, storing and sharing personal health information.
  • The webinar also addresses common questions from Ontario occupational therapists.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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Apollo Cannabis Clinics & Accident Benefits Coverage

PRESENTED BY: Yukti Choudhry, MVA Program Manager, Apollo Cannabis Clinics

  • What is medical cannabis?
  • Cannabis legislation.
  • Accident benefits coverage.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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brainXchange: Who We Are and What We Do

PRESENTED BY: Jillian McConnell, Knowledge Mobilization Lead and Knowledge Broker

  • brainXchange's mission and commitment.
  • How the organization uses Knowledge Translation and Exchange (KTE) to fulfill their mandate.
  • How brainXchange may be helpful to members of OSOT.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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Client Transportation: More Than Getting From "A to B"

PRESENTED BY: Michael Sarkovski (he/him), Executive Vice President, Rapid City Transportation O/B AutoLux Ltd.

  • Learn of a client transportation resource that can assist with a range of client needs/requirements.
  • Compare the importance of door-to-door service and assistance vs. the traditional curb-to-curb approach.
  • Assess the impact of utilizing a transportation partner that is experienced and trusted to deal with Hospitals, the WSIB, the ODSP, the Children's Aid Society, Ontario Shores and other providers including the Auto Insurance sector.
  • Have a direct contact to review cases or transportation related requirements of patients/those in your care.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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Conflict De-escalation: Tools for Public Facing Professional

PRESENTED BY: Jason Allen, Principal Third Way Consulting

  • Managing your emotions - identifying 'Bear Traps'.
  • The importance of empathy and listening in managing conflict.
  • After the storm: coming to a successful resolution.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
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Conflict Resolution for OTs

PRESENTED BY: Abid Valji (he/him), Registered Occupational Therapist (AB), Continuing Care

  • Explore your tendencies surrounding conflict resolution and crucial conversations.
  • Gain insight and self-awareness about your communication styles.
  • Practice strategies and learn concrete techniques to help navigate conflict and crucial conversations.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
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Creating Change: OTs Navigating Advocacy

PRESENTED BY: Shadia Balram (she/her), Government Relations and Policy Advisor, OSOT

  • Learn how to break down the barriers to advocating.
  • Develop your advocacy messaging, and how to sustain a relationship with interested parties.
  • Explore how to troubleshoot strategies for navigating around advocacy challenges.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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Earning An Income: The Foundation of Your Financial Health

PRESENTED BY: Jeff Cleary (he/him), Vice President, Life & Benefits, PROLINK Insurance Inc. and Garrick MacBride (he/him), Senior Sales Consultant, Living Benefits, RBC Life Insurance Company

  • Learn the value of industry leading individual disability insurance on protecting your greatest asset - your ability to earn an income.
  • Understand the unique offering PROLINK has garnered with RBC Life Insurance to protect you and your income.
  • Explore potential underwriting challenges and learn best practices to ensure a successful result should you wish to apply for an income protection solution.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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Eating Disorders: For You; For Your Practice

PRESENTED BY: Shelly Dilawri, OT Reg. (Ont.) and Ary Maharaj, M.Ed. RP (Qualifying)

  • What is disordered eating? Signs to watch for, causes, and co-occurring conditions.
  • Diet culture, weight stigma, and the importance of a weight-inclusive practice.
  • Navigating pathways to care for a client: making a warm referral and strategies for short-term work.


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Embracing the Role of Occupational Therapy in Fertility Care

PRESENTED BY: Sabrina Teles, OT Reg. (Ont.) and Sofia Mirzazada, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Understand the presenters' process for establishing an emerging occupational therapy role within the private sector.
  • Learn about the OT role in fertility and prenatal/postpartum care.
  • Learn about the challenges relating to advocating for occupational therapy in new practice areas/settings.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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Empowering OTs: Advocating for Yourself and Your Profession

PRESENTED BY: Shadia Balram (she/her), OSOT's Government Relations and Policy Advisor

  • Define advocacy and its significance as a health care professional.
  • Develop effective strategies for planning and implementing advocacy efforts.
  • Utilize approachable and productive resources and tools to support advocacy efforts, and recognize the positive impact on your practice.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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En-AGE: Changes in Community Mobility - Driving

PRESENTED BY: Brenda Vrkljan, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) and Ruheena Sangrar, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Understand the impact of changes in driving and community mobility on health and quality of life in older adulthood.
  • Discuss existing, emerging, and potential opportunities for occupational therapists and others to support driving, community mobility, and out-of-home engagement.


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En-AGE: Positioning OTs As Leaders in Seniors' Care

PRESENTED BY: Barry Trentham, PhD and Sachindri Wijekoon, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Life course transitions.
  • Enabling ageing well.
  • Seniors’ care.


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How Can OTs Manage the Risks Associated With Virtual Care?

PRESENTED BY: Andrew Spencer, RIBO, Account Executive, PROLINK


  • How can OTs provide professional and ethical virtual care?
  • Professional liability risks.
  • Risk management tips and strategies.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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Identifying Long COVID in Clinical Practice

PRESENTED BY: Jessica DeMars (she/her), PT, Breathe Well Physio

  • Understand symptoms and presentation of Long COVID.
  • Identify screening tools and Patient Reported Outcomes for people with Long COVID.
  • Discuss safe rehabilitation principles in people with Long COVID.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
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Incorporating Technology Into Healthcare Practice

  • Increasing efficiency when providing healthcare services in the community:

    • Setting up Shared, Google and Busy calendars as well as Busy Contacts.

  • Incorporating technology into practice with children and young adults:

    • Using Evernote and others.

  • How to use technology to assist with treatment plans and measuring client progress.
  • Understanding Office Suite. (Access word, Excel, Powerpoint and PDF documents on tablets and smartphone)
  • Creating electronic signatures and sign-in sheets.


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ITHP1
Innovation: Non-Traditional OT Roles in Higher Education

PRESENTED BY: Sarah Ko, OT Reg. (Ont.); Practicum & Professional Development Officer

  • Equipping OTs with a variety of transferable skills to work in colleges and universities.
  • Inspiring change from within, from hiring practices, academic curriculum development, to student services.
  • Current and emerging roles for OTs in higher education due to economic and political changes.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
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Introduction to Occupational Performance Coaching

PRESENTED BY: Dorothy Kessler, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Occupational Performance Coaching (OPC) background.
  • Description of OPC.
  • Evidence to support use of OPC.


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Introduction to Trans-Inclusive Healthcare

PRESENTED BY: Karen Luyendyk, RN MScN, Clinical Educator - Trans and Non-binary Health with Rainbow Health Ontario

  • Language, terminology and definitions.
  • Social determinants of health.
  • Understanding trans-phobia in healthcare.


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Liability Insurance: Essential Component of Risk Management

PRESENTED BY: Andrew Spencer, Insurance Broker at PROLINK

  • Understand the value of Professional Liability and General Liability insurance.
  • Assess exposures to a potential lawsuits.
  • Consider other risk management techniques in addition to liability insurance.
  • Review and discuss claim examples particular to occupational therapists.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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Making Our Communities Age-Friendly

PRESENTED BY: Briana Zur, PhD and Elizabeth Steggles, Co-Chair, OSOT's Retired Members' Team

  • Learn about age-friendly communities (AFCs).
  • Understand how AFCs align with occupational therapy.
  • Discuss ways to advocate for your city or municipality to become age-friendly.


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March of Dimes: Assistive Technology Support and Funding

PRESENTED BY: Jamie Suderman, Program Manager, March of Dimes

  • Provide an overview of March of Dime Canada services/programs.
  • Learn about the Tech for Good program.
  • Explore funding for technology.


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OTs and OTAs - How Do We Work Together?

PRESENTED BY: Sylvia Davidson (she/her)

  • Understand the Competencies for Occupational Therapist Assistants and how these align with the Competencies for Occupational Therapists in Canada.
  • Embrace your roles as strong partners in client care and as advocates for the role of occupational therapy in the health system.


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Project Management: A Key Skill for Work and Life

PRESENTED BY: Shiyen Shu, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Project management basics for project success.
  • Project management trends.
  • Preparing and writing the PMP exam.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
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Raise The Bar 101: Sexual Harassment Prevention

PRESENTED BY: Mitchell Mervyn (they/them), Workplace Equity Educator, Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region

  • Define and recognize sexual harassment.
  • Understand basic bystander intervention skills.
  • Learn ways to respond to disclosures of sexual harm.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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Residential Rehab for TBI: How It Works and Why It Works

PRESENTED BY: Colleen Boyce, Director, Bayshore NRIO, and Jessica Stengel, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • What a residential rehabilitation program is.
  • What assessments are done in this context and how it differs from other practice settings.
  • What intervention looks like in a residential setting.
  • The costs associated to support life care plans.


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Sensory Enhanced Yoga for Self-Regulation and Trauma Healing

PRESENTED BY: Lynn Stoller, OT, MS, OTR, C-IAYT, RYT 500/E-RYT 200, YACEP, Founding President, Sensory-Enhanced Yoga Institute and Marika Paquin, OT Reg. (Ont.), E-RYT, YACEP

  • PTSD as a trauma-based sensory processing disorder.
  • Discuss how yoga is considered to be one of the best adjunct treatments for treatments for PTSD (based on the research findings).
  • How the Transdisciplinary Model for Post-Traumatic Growth can be used as a roadmap to help guide healing for your clients who struggle with the effects of trauma or related mental health conditions.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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Supporting Refugees: How to Get Started

PRESENTED BY: Dr. Setareh Ghahari (she/her), Associate Professor, Queen's University, Khezra Amjed (she/her), OT Reg. (Ont.), and Kyla Dumlao (she/her), OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Understand common barriers for accessing health services for refugees.
  • Explore how you can support daily occupations of refugees.
  • Learn how you can support managing mental health and disability in refugees.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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Taking Your OT Practice Digital

PRESENTED BY: Ashley Reina, Registered Occupational Therapist

  • What is practice management software (PMS)?
  • How a PMS can save you time and help keep you organized in your private practice.
  • How Telehealth fits in and what parts of your practice you decide to take digital.
  • Adopting best practices for documentation and creating empowered clients.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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TYPD1
Telehealth & Occupational Therapy

PRESENTED BY: Christine Linton, Provincial Director Adoption at OTN and Lisa Ferraro, Regional Lead at Toronto Central LHIN, Central LHIN & Central LHIN East

  • Services offered by the OTN.
  • Cases of how OTs have used telemedicine.
  • Member benefits and how to become an individual member of the OTN.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Disability Benefits

PRESENTED BY: Yoni Silberman, Partner, Bogoroch & Associates LLP

  • Canada Pension Plan Disability Support Program, Ontario Disability Support Program, Ontario Works.
  • Disability claims.
  • Long-term disability claims in the age of COVID-19.


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The Rollercoaster of Entrepreneurship

PRESENTED BY: Carol MacDonald, President & Co-Founder, Gotcare

  • Identifying the problem when starting/owning/operating one's own business.
  • Co-creating and iterating on the solution.
  • Learning about the transformation as opposed to the disruption in the entrepreneurs' vision and mission.


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Transform Concussion Care with a Novel Digital Rehab Tool

PRESENTED BY: Shelley Vaisberg (she/her), OT Reg. (Ont.), Co-Founder, Chief Clinical Officer, Brainbot and Anne Hunt (she/her), PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.), Assistant Professor Teaching Stream, University of Toronto Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

  • Gain practical knowledge on integrating Brainbot into your current therapeutic approaches, enhancing client engagement and outcomes.
  • Explore the research and evidence supporting Brainbot's usability, establishing confidence in its application.
  • Be among the first to learn about the latest Brainbot features and consider how your practice can be at the cutting edge of digital rehabilitation.
  • Analyze a clinical case study to determine how Brainbot can be applied in various therapeutic scenarios, providing you with actionable insights for your practice.


Non-Member Price: 25.00
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Trauma Informed Care: Creating Safety in Practice

PRESENTED BY: Lauren Van Ewyk (she/her), M.ScMHC, RSW, PhD (student)

  • 3 hours in duration.
  • Recognize indications of trauma.
  • Identify ways to connect with individuals from a trauma informed lens.
  • Develop a plan of care that allows for a trauma informed response/practice.
  • Identify attachment styles and how to meet the needs of those who evidence insecure attachment.


Non-Member Price: 130.00
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Trauma Informed Teaching Strategies for Education

PRESENTED BY: Sandra VanderKaay (she/her), PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.), Deedee Begin (she/her), Rachel Lisogurski (she/her), and Courtney Robb (she/her)

  • Be able to define trauma and trauma-informed teaching.
  • Understand the impact of trauma on learning, particularly in pre-clinical health care programs.
  • Be able to identify strategies that can mitigate the effects of trauma on learning in clinical placement settings.


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Unconscious Biases: Learning to Recognize Internal Shortcuts

PRESENTED BY: Mitchell Mervyn (they/them), Workplace Equity Educator, Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region

  • Define what an unconscious bias and microaggression is.
  • Distinguish between various forms of unconscious biases.
  • Strengthen your confidence to recognize personal unconscious biases.


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Using the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure
to Enhance Client-Centred Care and Outcomes

PRESENTED BY: Anne W. Hunt, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) Assistant Professor Teaching Stream, University of Toronto Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

  • Outcome measurement.
  • Client-centred practice.
  • Clinical practice.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
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Virtual Reality in Occupational Therapy

PRESENTED BY: Kelly Wendt, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Learn about the benefit of virtual reality for cognitive, physical, and psychological impairment.
  • Investigate specific products/games, their application, and funding considerations.
  • Explore case examples of use.


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Virtual Visits for Seating and Mobility

PRESENTED BY: Linda Norton, M.Sc.CH, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)

  • Identifies strategies to limit the number of in-person visits and the number of people at each visit.
  • Discusses the factors that influence whether a visit should be conducted virtually or in-person.
  • Explores the specific assessment parameters that can effectively be addressed virtually.


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Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario: Who We Are & What We Do

PRESENTED BY: Jennifer Urosevic, Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist, Executive Director, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario

  • Overview of programs and services.
  • Implications of blindness and low vision.
  • Strategies to support individuals with vision loss.


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Vitamin N(ature): An OT's Prescription

PRESENTED BY: Anne Robillard, OT

  • Learn about health and well-being benefits of nature.
  • Understand social prescribing.
  • Introduce the PaRx: A Prescription for Nature process.


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Women's Health and Occupational Therapy

PRESENTED BY: Lara Desrosiers, OT Reg. (Ont.) and Melissa LaPointe, OT Reg. (BC)

  • What occupational therapists are doing around the world in the field of women's health.
  • An innovative private practice within Ontario that focuses on supporting women with pelvic health challenges.
  • Key considerations and resources for exploring the process of launching a women's health practice within Ontario.


Non-Member Price: 50.00
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WSIB's New Musculoskeletal (MSK) Program of Care

PRESENTED BY: Jessie Farran (she/her), OT Reg. (Ont.), Director, Health Services, WSIB and Daniela Mazzitti, OT Reg. (Ont.), Program and Provider Specialist, WSIB

  • Learn about WSIB’s health care continuum and what the MSK program of care is.
  • Discover key updates in the new MSK program of care including admission, structure, and delivery of the program.
  • Understand registration process and implementation timelines.


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