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Digital Seminar

Autism, ADHD and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents: Cutting-Edge Sensory Strategies for Mental Health Treatment


Faculty:
Mim Ochsenbein
Duration:
6 Hours 09 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Apr 26, 2017
Product Code:
POS062910
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

  • Sensory strategies to enhance effectiveness of “talk therapy”
  • Discover keys to unlocking more complex co-morbidities
  • Experiential learning through simulations, games, tools and small group collaboration
  • Rewire the brain to increase self-regulation, organization and communication

Mim Ochsenbein, MSW, OTR/L, will teach you how to apply the sensory processing approach to psychotherapy for optimal results with children and adolescents.

Sensory processing is a key element of your clients’ ability to function in daily life. In this seminar you’ll learn the sensory-based gaps found in the mental health treatment of children and adolescents with Autism, ADHD and Anxiety disorders, and how to treat them.

Using her unique and specialized skill sets as a social worker and an occupational therapist, Mim will show you new and effective tools to address self-regulation, relationship development and executive functioning. You will be able to identify and immediately implement key sensory changes to:

  • Enhance therapeutic interactions
  • Improve regulation across environments
  • Increase organization and successful completion of tasks
  • Attain optimal arousal for increased engagement in the therapeutic process

Through case examples, videos, interactive opportunities, role play, and small group collaborations, you will walk away with a new and clear connection between these conditions (Autism, ADHD and anxiety) and sensory processing deficits! Integrating these simple and effective sensory-based strategies immediately into your mental health practice will increase results and improve your client outcomes!

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Counselors

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Texas Counselors

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


New York Counselors

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists

This program has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.


Educators

This course consists of 6.25 self-study clock hours. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Indiana Educators

6.0 Professional Growth Points are available for full attendance of this self-study package per the Indiana Department of Education standards.


Montana Educators

This self-study package is offered for 6.0 Renewal Units. PESI, Inc. is an Approved Renewal Unit Provider with the Montana Office of Public Instruction.


New Jersey Educators, Administrators & Education Services Personnel

6.0 Actual Professional Development Hours (self-study). MEDS-PDN, powered by PESI, Inc., is a registered New Jersey Professional Development Provider with the NJ Dept of Education.  


Texas Educators

PESI, Inc., has been approved as a CPE Provider #500-981 for Texas Educators by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBED). This self-study package qualifies for 6.0 CPE clock hours.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider # 503. This self-study package qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 credits.


New York Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.


Canadian Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 6.0 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement


Florida Psychologists

PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology.Provider Number #50-399.This product qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. 


Canadian Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number #50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


Kansas Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

This intermediate activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Faculty

Mim Ochsenbein Related seminars and products: 1

MSW, OTR/L


Mim Ochsenbein, MSW, OTR/L, has been practicing pediatric occupational therapy for the past 18 years. Her OT practice has included early intervention, school-based, clinic-based, in-home and residential settings. She specializes in sensory processing issues, autism, and twice exceptional children. Recently, she has married her occupational therapy experience and masters of social welfare degree by developing programs for non-profit organizations that provide both mental health and rehabilitation services for children and adolescents. Mim has also taught Pediatric OT Theory and Adolescent Conditions in Mental Health in the MSOT program at California State University – Dominguez Hills. She is certified through Western Psychological Services for instruction and administration of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test.

Speaker disclosure:

Financial: Mim Ochsenbein receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Mim Ochsenbein is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the National Association of Social Workers. Ms. Ochsenbein is also the mother to a child diagnosed with ADHD.


Additional Info

Program Information

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Additional Resources

To order the book, Building Social Skills for Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders and Learning Disabilities: Over 105 Strategies, Activities and Sensory Tools for Children and Adolescents, please visit our product store.

To order the book, The Clinician's Guide to Anxiety Disorders in Kids and Teens, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Self-Regulation Interventions and Strategies: Keeping the Body, Mind & Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders, please visit our product store.


Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

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Target Audience

Counselors, Teachers/Educators, Marriage & Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers, and other Mental Health Professionals.

Objectives

  1. Assess and describe key sensory issues in children and adolescents with DSM-5® diagnoses that impact their day-to-day functioning.
  2. Summarize principles of sensory processing related to attachment and how they overlap.
  3. Recognize symptoms of ASD, ADHD, and Anxiety disorders that can be addressed using sensory strategies/techniques.
  4. Explain how sensory processing techniques/strategies can improve self-regulation skills in children and adolescents with ASD, ADHD, and Anxiety disorders.
  5. Design and implement strategies for improving organization of self in a child with ADHD or ASD
  6. Discuss strategies to increase communication between a child and therapist during “talk therapy”.

Outline

Sensory Processing and ASD

  • Self-Stimulation as Sensory Seeking/Avoiding Behaviors
  • Triggers that Interfere with Engagement and Communication
  • Experiential Exercise, Case Examples

Sensory Processing and ADHD

  • How Sound Impacts Inattention
  • Link Touch to Hyperactivity
  • Recognize Sensory-Based Anxiety in ADHD
  • Direct Connection between Sensory Processing, Executive Functioning & ADHD

Sensory Processing and Anxiety

  • Does Anxiety Cause Sensitivity or Does Sensitivity Cause Anxiety?
  • Triggers that lead to Social Avoidance Behaviors

Sensory Strategies to Improve Overall Function

  • Recognize Your Own Sensory Profile
  • Use Yourself as a Regulator for the Over-Aroused Client with ASD, ADHD and Anxiety
  • Sensory-Based Tips to Improve Your Engagement With a Child with ASD

Environmental Strategies

  • Decrease Environmental Sensory Triggers
  • Tools to Increase Self-Regulation, Organization and Communication

Task Interventions for Success

  • Organizational Systems
  • Time Tools – What to Use, What to Avoid
  • Steps to Simplify Tasks and Reduce Stress Responses

Organize and Regulate Activities

  • The Sensory Rules: Key Inputs for Optimal Results
  • Collaborative Planning
  • Organize Circuits to Prevent Regulation Short Circuits
  • Rhythmicity to Facilitate Engagement and Communication
  • Cognitive/Behavioral Strategies for Accurate Self-Identification and Alteration of Arousal State

Experiential Learning: Role-Play, Case Studies, Video Examples, Demonstration and Collaboration

  • Experience Sensory Processing From a Client’s Perspective
  • Explore Various Sensory Tools to Use in Your Practice
  • Role-Play to Practice Strategy Implementation
  • Case Studies to Demonstrate Specific Interventions for ASD, ADHD & Anxiety
  • Develop Strategy Implementation Plans

Reviews

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Overall:      4.5

Total Reviews: 83

Comments

Allison B

"Excellent material- great EBP material presented. "

Sherry G

"Extremely informative. A great deal of clinical and technical information. Excellent"

Kristena J

"Ms. Ochsenbein is an expert on SP and is extremely knowledgeable. I highly recommend participation in more classes from her if offered. "

Lisa L

"I greatly enjoyed the presentation. The information was thought provoking and resulted in lively discussion among the group. I took away several new ways to describe sensory issues with parents and fellow staff members as well as a couple new ideas for treatment. A clear printout with slides large"

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