MAOT Special interest group
Chairs: Allyson Lewis, OT, OTR, Rosa Colorado, OT, OTR, & Emily Walker, OT, OTR
General Schedule: Third week of the month from September to June. No meetings are held in July or August. Dates and times may vary to accommodate presenters and holidays.
Next Meeting: February 15, 2023 @ 6:00-7:30 PMFocus: This SIG is one of the longest continually running SIGs (if not the longest). It is open to OT practitioners, retired and active, or any interest/field, OT students, and anyone who is interested in learning and discussing various mental health topics in occupational therapy practice. We have open discussions and speakers on topics such as: Dual Diagnosis, Co-Regulation, Fat Bias, Mental Health and Chaplaincy, OCD, Sensory Based Treatment, Mental Health and Cultural Differences, Mental Health and Safety, and Managing through Covid just to name a few. We also share resources and information about supplies, group topics and evaluations used in various Mental Health settings.