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MAOT Calendar of Events

Upcoming events

    • 21 Mar 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Zoom
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    DATE: Thursday March 21, 2024

    TIME: 6-7:30pm

    CHAIRPERSONS (s): Allyson Lewis, OT, OTR, Rosa Colorado, OT, OTR,  Emily Walker, OT, OTR,

    LOCATION: Zoom – the link will be sent out day before the event (thru MAOT)

    REMINDER you must sign up/register thru MAOT no later than the morning of Wednesday March 20th

    TOPIC: Music Therapy and Occupational Therapy, how to collaborate in a Mental Health Setting

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Increased awareness of the scope of practice a Music Therapist (MT) can provide in a mental health setting and how MT's scope of practice supports that of OT's.
    2. Increased awareness of how both these disciplines contribute to treatment team planning and trauma informed care.
    3. Increased awareness of how to create a supportive professional relationship between these 2 disciplines.
    4. Exposure to a multi-modal approach and collaboration between music therapy and occupational therapy.  

    Bio/Focus

    Speakers:

    Nikki Beatrice, OT, OTD, OTR

    Nikki Beatrice works as an Occupational Therapist at Tufts Medical Center as the Manager of Behavioral Health OT and Mental Health Specialists. She graduated with her Post-Professional OT Doctorate in May 2023 from the MGH IHP. Nikki has worked in a variety of settings, specializing in trauma informed care, and behavioral health care, and has been featured on WCVB Channel 5 news for the work she has done assisting patients undergoing a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    Channing Shippen MA-MT-BC

    is the Coordinator of Clinical Placements at Belmont University, and previous Director of Music therapy at Tufts Medical Center and Tufts Childrens Hospital in Boston MA. At TMC Channing worked primarily with adolescents and adults in acute mental health distress, however she additionally worked over seeing services on the PICU, NICU, and Hematology/Oncology clinics. An alumni of Berklee College of Music, she is currently pursuing her PhD in Music Therapy at Temple University.

    Focus- In this presentation the allied partnership between Occupational Therapists and Music Therapists working in a mental health setting will be explored, and the way in which MH patients can benefit from an integrative and multi-modal approach will be examined

    References:

    1.     Butler, L. D., Critelli, F. M., & Rinfrette, E. S. (2011). Trauma-informed care and mental health. Directions in Psychiatry, 31(3), 197-212.

    2.     Kavanaugh, K. (2022, April 14). 25 Investigates: Staffing shortages leave much-needed mental health beds empty. Boston 25 News. Retrieved April 14, 2022, from https://www.boston25news.com/news/local/25-investigates-staffing-shortages-leave- much-needed-mental-health-beds-empty/OCFA3LGSHZENJPAKFYQDATA75Q/

    3.     Singh, S., Roy, M. D., Sinha, C. P. T. M. K., Parveen, C. P. T. M. S., Sharma, C. P. T. G., & Joshi, C. P. T. G. (2020). Impact of COVID-19 and lockdown on mental health of children and adolescents: A narrative review with recommendations. Psychiatry Research, 113429.


    • 11 Apr 2024
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Zoom

    Board Meeting 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    • 17 Apr 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Zoom

    SAVE THE DATE!



    • 13 Jun 2024
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Zoom

    Board Meeting 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Past events

20 Feb 2024 Advocacy SIG - OT Federal Legislative Priorities for 2024 with Andy Bopp
08 Feb 2024 Board Meeting
31 Jan 2024 Mental Health SIG - To Evaluate or not to Evaluate, that is the Question
22 Jan 2024 SPTP SIG: Neurodiversity Affirming Practice and Resources
06 Dec 2023 Acute Care SIG - Where is Rehab in Palliative Care?
16 Nov 2023 MH SIG - Functional Neurological Disorders
09 Nov 2023 MAOT Annual Business Meeting - Public
03 Nov 2023 MAOT/RIOTA 2023 Annual Conference
23 Oct 2023 SPTP SIG
18 Oct 2023 MH SIG - Community Re-Entry Support Services for Justice-Involved Persons
03 Oct 2023 Advocacy SIG
28 Sep 2023 Mental Health SIG Practice Chat
19 Jul 2023 Acute Care SIG
27 Jun 2023 Advocacy SIG
21 Jun 2023 Mental Health SIG - Occupational Therapy’s Role in Addressing the Mental Health Needs
12 Jun 2023 SPTP SIG
18 May 2023 Mental Health SIG
11 May 2023 MAOT Board Meeting
01 May 2023 Environmental Action: An Introductory Overview for Occupational Therapy Practitioners
27 Apr 2023 MAOT Licensure and Continuing Education Town Hall
13 Apr 2023 MAOT Advocacy Town Hall - Meet & Greet with MA Legislators and Lobbyists
12 Apr 2023 MAOT Advocacy Town Hall - SOTA Groups Unite: Let’s Advocate in Numbers!
11 Apr 2023 MAOT Advocacy Town Hall-Federal Advocacy 101: An Update from AOTA's Federal Affairs Team
10 Apr 2023 MAOT Advocacy Town Hall: An Intro to OT Legislation in Massachusetts
16 Mar 2023 Mental Health SIG - Working with Individuals with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
09 Mar 2023 MAOT Board Meeting
01 Mar 2023 Acute Care SIG
28 Feb 2023 School, Pediatric and Transition Planning SIG
15 Feb 2023 Mental Health SIG
07 Feb 2023 Compact Town Hall Meeting
31 Jan 2023 School, Pediatric and Transition Planning (SPTP) SIG
19 Jan 2023 Mental Health SIG
12 Jan 2023 MAOT Board Meeting
21 Dec 2022 Worcester Mental Health SIG
12 Dec 2022 School, Pediatric, and Transition Planning SIG Virtual Meeting
06 Dec 2022 MAOT Advocacy Group
17 Nov 2022 Metrowest Mental Health SIG
10 Nov 2022 MAOT Board Meeting
01 Nov 2022 Western Mass Mental Health SIG
28 Oct 2022 MAOT Annual Conference 2022
19 Oct 2022 Worcester Mental Health SIG
05 Oct 2022 MAOT Acute Care Special Interest Group
29 Sep 2022 Metrowest MH SIG meeting
21 Sep 2022 Virtual Mentoring for New OTPs and OT/OTA students
13 Sep 2022 MAOT Advocacy Group
06 Jul 2022 Acute Care Special Interest Group
22 Jun 2022 Worcester Mental Health SIG
14 Jun 2022 The AOTA 2022 Bylaws: What You Need to Know to Make an Informed Decision
31 May 2022 MAOT Advocacy Special Interest Group
19 May 2022 Mental Health Special Interest Group
17 May 2022 Virtual Mentoring for New OTPs and OT/OTA students
28 Apr 2022 MAOT Private Practice Town Hall
26 Apr 2022 MAOT Pediatric Practice and Transition Planning Special Interest Group Virtual Meeting
20 Apr 2022 Worcester Mental Health SIG Presentation
23 Mar 2022 Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
17 Mar 2022 Mental Health Special Interest Group
15 Mar 2022 Virtual Mentoring for New OTPs and OT/OTA students
02 Mar 2022 MAOT Acute Care Special Interest Group
28 Feb 2022 Pediatric Practice and Transition Planning Special Interest Group Virtual Meeting
16 Feb 2022 Worcester Mental Health SIG
08 Feb 2022 WMASS MH SIG
20 Jan 2022 Mental Health Special Interest Group
18 Jan 2022 Virtual Mentoring for New OTPs and OT/OTA students
15 Dec 2021 Worcester Mental Health SIG
01 Dec 2021 The Coma Recovery Scale (CRS-r) in Acute Care
17 Nov 2021 Mental Health Special Interest Group
16 Nov 2021 Virtual Mentoring for New OTPs and OT/OTA students
20 Oct 2021 Worcester Mental Health SIG
30 Sep 2021 The MetroWest and Worcester MH SIG
29 Sep 2021 Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) for OT Practice and Education
20 Sep 2021 Acute Care Special Interest Group
14 Sep 2021 WMASS MH SIG
09 Sep 2021 MAOT Assistive Technology Special Interest Group
04 Aug 2021 MAOT Assistive Technology Special Interest Group
20 Jul 2021 Virtual Mentoring for New OTPs and OT/OTA students
17 Jun 2021 MAOT MetroWest Special Interest Group (SIG)
27 May 2021 MAOT Assistive Technology SIG
26 May 2021 Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) in OT Education and Practice
19 May 2021 MAOT Worcester Mental Health SIG
18 May 2021 Virtual Mentoring for New OTPs and OT/OTA students
18 May 2021 WMASS MH SIG
12 May 2021 OT Acute Care Special Interest Group
10 May 2021 MAOT Pediatric and Transition Planning Special Interest Group
29 Apr 2021 The (MetroWest) Mental Health Special Interest Group
22 Apr 2021 Worcester Mental Health SIG
20 Apr 2021 WMASS MH SIG One Year Later: Personal Perspectives on the Pandemic
31 Mar 2021 Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion – A NEW MAOT SIG!
18 Mar 2021 Third Town Hall Meeting School Based Medicaid
18 Mar 2021 MetroWest MH SIG and the Worcester MH SIG
16 Mar 2021 Virtual Mentoring for New OTPs and OT/OTA students
09 Mar 2021 MAOT Western Massachusetts Mental Health Special Interest Group
02 Mar 2021 Second Town Hall Meeting School Based Medicaid
25 Feb 2021 Town Hall Meeting School Based Medicaid
18 Feb 2021 Mental Health Special interest Group
10 Feb 2021 MAOT Acute Care Special Interest Group
09 Feb 2021 Mental Health Special interest Group
02 Feb 2021 Embracing our identity in a changing climate - MAOT Annual Conference
28 Jan 2021 Pediatric Practice and Transition Planning Special Interest Group Virtual Meeting
25 Oct 2019 MAOT Annual Conference 2019
27 Apr 2019 MAOT Spring Conference 2019
26 Oct 2018 MAOT Annual Conference 2018
10 Nov 2017 MAOT Annual Conference 2017
11 Apr 2017 Central MA SIG
08 Apr 2017 MAOT Spring Conference

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