Virtual Mentoring for New OTPs and OT/OTA students
Dates: Virtual every other month, 3rd Tuesday at 7 pm. (March, May, July, September, Nov, Jan)
Next Meeting: January 18th @ 7 pm (EST)
Cost: Free to MAOT members. Non-members $10.00 each, $5.00 for students. MAOT membership forms will be available at the meeting, or can be downloaded from this website.
$5.00 for practitioners from other state associations
SIG Membership: This is a new SIG open to all members either those looking to mentor and/or new OTPs and students. The goal of this SIG will be to support new graduates as they transition to practice from a student role and to offer topics such as documentation management strategies, how to find evidence and evaluations to support practice, CEUS exploration/skill development academics/fieldwork, ethics in the workplace, how to manage your time, guest presenters of varied specialty/areas of interest in practice, and other topics as requested by membership.
Topic: Decreasing Compassion Fatigue and Increasing Resilience Among Occupational Therapists
Speaker: Jessica Loeser OT
SIG Chair: Colleen Muse OT, OTR, OTD
Speaker Bio: Jessica Loeser is the Graduate Assistant for the Post-Professional OTD Program. She is an OT at an inpatient rehabilitation hospital working with the neurological population in Washington D.C. She started an interdisciplinary support group for individuals with spinal cord injuries and is PAMPCA and LSVT-BIG certified. She has had 3 successful Level II Fieldwork students and is now working towards her OTD degree with a concentration in administration to further serve her community. She enjoys reading, painting, and spending time with her dog.
Define compassion fatigue and resilience
Identify signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue
Describe 1-2 ways to increase resilience
Special Interest Groups
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