Sponsored Workshops and Events
Occupational therapy is a diverse profession with endless learning opportunities. We list both SAOT-sponsored and non-sponsored educational opportunities and events here.
Do you have ideas for workshops? Are you a trained facilitator? Email your ideas to us at [email protected]
Non-Sponsored Workshops and Events
Note - Listings are provided as a courtesy to the organizers and a service to our members. SAOT does not endorse non-sponsored workshops and events.
Education Event Listings
SAOT provides this Education Events Listing as a resource to our membership. Please note that only events deemed relevant to occupational therapists in Alberta will be posted.
Please provide all pertinent details on your event and provide a link to your event's website in the form below.
Event listings must be approved by SAOT before they appear on the website. This process may take up to four business days. You will not receive notification when your event is posted.
You will not be able to edit your text once you submit your form. So please check to ensure your posting is complete and accurate. If you need to make a change to your posting, contact us at [email protected].
Please click here to add your posting to our listing.
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|ACHIEVE Assertive Communication in Calgary||$220||12/08/2016||Calgary, Alberta – Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
|Children's Autism Services of Edmonton 9th Annual Conference||Deepak Chopra, Carol Gray, Michael McCreary, John Elder Robison, Dr. Robin McWilliam||• Full 3 Day Conference Professional: $549 • Full 3 Day Conference Parent or Student: $495 • Single Day attendance: $249 EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT (BEFORE DECEMBER 1ST): $50 will be discounted from the above registration fees.||01/25/2017||Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort|
|Upper Extremity Preservation for Wheelchair Users||Wendy Koesters, PT, ATP, SMS||Before December 2: $498.00 + $34.86 GST = $532.86 After December 2: $545.00 + $38.15 GST = $583.15 Light breakfast, refreshments and lunch are provided.||01/28/2017||Vancouver, BC|
|Graduate Certificate in Stroke Rehabilitation||University of Alberta Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine||$1200/course||02/06/2017||Online|
|Dealing with Difficult People||$220||02/23/2017||Edmonton, Alberta – Best Western Cedar Park Inn|
|Dealing with Difficult People||$220||02/24/2017||Calgary, Alberta – Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
|Sensory Processing & Trauma Informed Care – Intermediate Level||Tina Champagne, OTD, OTR/L, CCAP||SAOT Members $395; SAOT Associate Members and Non Members $474; Students $295||02/24/2017||Radisson Edmonton South, 4440 Gateway Boulevard North, Edmonton, AB|
|The 7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder||http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/FASD2017||$525 Full Main Conference (see website for more prices and conference options)||03/01/2017||The Westin Bayshore|
|Putting the Pieces Together: Integrating Neuro-Developmental Treatment and Sensory Processing Intervention||Kim Barthel OTR||$375 (early) $425 (regular)||03/03/2017||Calgary Elks Lodge & Golf Club 2502 6 Street NE Calgary, AB T2E 3Z3|
|Graduate Certificate in Pain Management||University of Alberta Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine||$1200/course||03/17/2017||Online|
|Brief Focused Counselling Skills – Strategies from Leading Frameworks||$420||03/20/2017||Calgary, Alberta – Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
|Brief Focused Counselling Skills – Strategies from Leading Frameworks||$420||03/20/2017||Edmonton, Alberta – Best Western Cedar Park Inn|
|Motivational Interviewing Workshop - Level 1||Donna Kerr||SAOT Paid Member $295; SAOT Associate Member $345; SAOT Student Member $270; Non Member $345||03/25/2017||Crestwood Community Hall, 14325-96 Ave, Edmonton, AB|
|Violence Threat Assessment – Planning and Response||$220||04/05/2017||Calgary, Alberta – Ramada Hotel Downtown|
|Violence Threat Assessment – Planning and Response||$220||04/06/2017||Edmonton, Alberta – Best Western Cedar Park Inn|
|Diversity and Culture – Strategies for Working with Differences||$220||04/25/2017||Edmonton, Alberta – Best Western Cedar Park Inn|
|Diversity and Culture – Strategies for Working with Differences||$220||04/26/2017||Calgary, Alberta – Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
|Lorna Ramos Course: Care of the Pediatric Brachial Plexus Patient, May 5-7, 2017||http://www.lornaramoscourse2017.com||3-Day Course: 300 CAD. 1-Day Course: $100 CAD.||05/05/2017||Vancouver, BC|
|Difficult Conversations||$220||05/09/2017||Edmonton, Alberta – Best Western Cedar Park Inn|
|Difficult Conversations||$220||05/10/2017||Calgary, Alberta – Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
|De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™||$220||05/29/2017||Edmonton, Alberta – Best Western Cedar Park Inn|
|De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™||$220||06/01/2017||Calgary, Alberta – Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
|Emotional Intelligence||$220||06/07/2017||Calgary, Alberta – Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
|Emotional Intelligence||$220||06/08/2017||Edmonton, Alberta – Best Western Cedar Park Inn|
|Depression – Practical Intervention Strategies||$220||06/13/2017||Edmonton, Alberta – Best Western Cedar Park Inn|
|Depression – Practical Intervention Strategies||$220||06/15/2017||Calgary, Alberta – Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
In June 2015, 141 SAOT members responded to the Occupational Therapy Workplace Psychological Health survey. The three series of the findings of that survey are as follows:
Fatigue in the Occupational Therapy Workplace
• Evidence-based research
• Current policy documents
• Resources for action at the personal, management and policy levels
• Recommendations to manage fatigue in OT workplaces
Supplemental Services and Products Covered by the Interim Federal Health
Medavie Blue Cross confirms the supplemental services and products covered by the Interim Federal Health Program. Full details can be found in the Supplemental Coverage benefit grid. Click HERE.
Coordination of Benefits
In accordance with the Interim Federal Health Program Policy, the IFHP is a payer of last resort, meaning that it provides benefits to those who lack public healh insurance and comprehensive private health insurance. For more information, click HERE.