SIG Name: Worcester Mental Health SIG
SIG Topic for the event: Occupational Therapy Practitioners Role as Leaders in Mental Health and Wellness
Occupational therapists are well-positioned to meet the unique needs for populations experiencing mental health needs. Join the Worcester Mental Health SIG and welcome facilitator Breanna Lynch, MOT, OTR/L from Ohio, as she discusses her unique role as a leader in meeting the mental health and wellness needs of her students in a public school system.
SIG organizer(s): Emily Walker, OT, OTR
SIG Presenter(s): Breanna Lynch, MOT, OTR/L
SIG Objectives, at least 3:
1. Participants will identify ways that OTPs can serve as leaders in mental health settings.
2. Participants will discuss the use of public health and system design approaches to meet the diverse mental health and wellness needs in a school setting.
3. Participants will discuss the importance of evidence based and data driven means to advocate for and advance occupational therapy’s role in mental health and wellness programming.
SIG Date, Time and duration: Wednesday December 21, 2022 from 6-7PM
Event and/or Registration Link: Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy - Worcester Mental Health SIG (maot.org)
Special Interest Groups
Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy, Inc. (MAOT)P.O. Box 850543 Braintree, MA 02185 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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