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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 education@saot.ca.

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October 2020

OT Month Online Monday Meet-Up: OTs in Private Practice

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 74 tickets left

Free online open forums for Paid SAOT Members! OTs in Private Practice: October 5, 2020 (6:30pm) New Grads (Graduated in 2020) – Networking & Information Sharing: October 19, 2020 (6:30pm) As the voice for occupational therapy in Alberta, SAOT seeks to listen and respond where possible to the needs of our Membership during this challenging time. We presume there may be many questions on a variety of issues and, at this time, we offer these forums as a way to: Listen…

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Live, Interactive Virtual Workshop: SOS Approach to Feeding

October 15 @ 7:30 am - October 18 @ 5:00 pm
$795.00 – $1015.00 115 tickets left

When Children Won’t Eat: Picky Eaters vs. Problems Feeders. Assessment and Treatment Using the SOS Approach to Feeding (SEQUENTIAL ORAL SENSORY) Due to the evolving Covid-19 Pandemic, this course is now being offered in an online format, live streamed in a professional studio! Join Dr. Kay Toomey and her team for four full days of interactive learning, including hands-on demonstrations, daily quizzes, and more from the comfort of your home or office. Please note:   Due to the requirements for the…

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OT Month Online Monday Meet-Up: New Grads (2020)

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free 87 tickets left

Free online open forums for Paid SAOT Members! OTs in Private Practice: October 5, 2020 (6:30pm) New Grads (Graduated in 2020) – Networking & Information Sharing: October 19, 2020 (6:30pm) As the voice for occupational therapy in Alberta, SAOT seeks to listen and respond where possible to the needs of our Membership during this challenging time. We presume there may be many questions on a variety of issues and, at this time, we offer these forums as a way to: Listen…

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Live Virtual Workshop – Mindfulness: When It’s Not Rainbows & Lillipops

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$40 – $75 27 tickets left

Mindfulness has become a common buzzword in our society. While its popularity makes mindfulness a more accessible practice, there are many misconceptions and misrepresentations of mindfulness. For example, it is often confused with positive psychology practices, or the simple notion that if one could just “be present,” things would be better/peaceful/good. This diluted and narrow understanding of mindfulness makes it seem impractical to use in the context of challenging life situations, as we have experienced in recent months. How can…

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Live Virtual Workshop – Smart but Scattered: Improving Executive Skills at Home and at School

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$125.00 – $225 60 tickets left

Description: Children with poor executive skills are disorganized or forgetful, have trouble getting started on tasks, get distracted easily, lose papers or assignments, forget to bring home the materials to complete homework or forget to hand homework in. They may rush through work or dawdle, they make careless mistakes that they fail to catch. They don’t know where to begin on long-term assignments, and they put the assignment off until the last minute, in part because they have trouble judging…

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