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Learning 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? We want to hear from you! Email your ideas to

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April 2021

Cancer Rehabilitation Certificate

April 22, 2021 @ 8:00 am - April 30, 2025 @ 5:00 pm

Rehabilitation Strategies for Patients with Cancer Course Overview: This course on Cancer Rehabilitation is relevant to all clinicians who work in hospital, home care, or private clinic settings and treat patients with a history of past or present diagnosis of cancer. Content incorporates the pathophysiology of cancer and impact of treatment (surgery, chemotherapy, radiation) on cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and neurological systems including the development of pain, fatigue, muscle wasting, articular and skeletal dysfunction. Specific problems related to different disease sites including…

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June 2021

Anti-Racist OT Collective

June 1 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm

Are you an Occupational Therapy (OT) practitioner or student who wants education, support, and mentorship for clinical practice on the journey of becoming an anti-racist practitioner? Are you an OT educator or researcher who cares about social justice and wants to learn more? As OTs, we work and are educated in systems that are not addressing our need to become more socially accountable practitioners. Our current Occupational Therapy education and clinical practice spaces support a perspective that upholds systems of…

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September 2021

Online Workshop – More Than 4 Wheels

September 10 @ 8:30 am - September 11 @ 3:00 pm
$150 – $400 109 tickets left

MORE THAN 4 WHEELS: Assessment and Prescription to Maximize Seated Posture, Wheelchair Propulsion and Overall Function in a Work/Rest Environment Register for One Day or Both! This two day workshop will explore how seated posture affects the overall capacity of the client (day one – adult and geriatric, day two- pediatric) to function and be mobile on a day to day basis.  We will be reviewing current theory as well as the challenges of virtual assessments and how these have…

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Interpreting Psychoeducational Reports

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$25.00 188 tickets left

This one-hour Lunch n' Learn presentation focuses on getting the most out of the information gathered in a psychoeducational assessment. We will briefly review the main components of psychoeducational assessment report and breakdown the page count by discussing strategies to capture the most pertinent information. Learning Objectives: Recognize the main components of a psychoeducational assessment report. Understand how the data gathered is presented and interpreted. Learn practical strategies to apply the information to your Occupational Therapy practice. Christy Hunt, MSc.,…

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October 2021

Occupational Performance Coaching

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$150.00 – $265.00 59 tickets left

Occupational Performance Coaching - Introductory Workshop Occupational Performance Coaching (OPC) is an intervention which is relationship and strength-based, occupation-centred, and research informed. OPC involves working alongside clients to achieve their goals for themselves, their children and/or their families. Post-pandemic, these intervention strategies may be of heightened relevance, as clients seek to re-engage and return to occupations they once enjoyed. Empowering our clients with the motivation they need is particularly important for those who may be feeling they have lost a…

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