Transition Activities

Structured Work Tasks for Transition Age: Theory & Hands on

Target Audience

  • Intervention Specialists

  • Paraprofessionals

  • Occupational Therapists

  • SLP


Theory with a Make It, Take It Component!

Workshop Overview

Promoting independence is key for our students as they prepare for life after graduation. In this series, we will discuss the theory behind using structured work tasks for skill development and increasing independence. Each session will expand on the the basic theory related to the theme and then participates will be given lots of practical ideas to use with their students and the understanding of how to expand on these ideas according to student's needs. By the end of the day, participants will make an activity that they can use with their students, all materials included.


SESSIONS:

SESSION 1: The Basics--Assembly & Packaging Activities

SESSION 2: Career Exploration

SESSION 3: Structuring Household Activities

SESSION 4: Cooking

SESSION 5: Group Activities

Workshop Essential Information

When:

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - SESSION 1: The Basics - Assembly & Packaging Activities

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - SESSION 2: Career Exploration

Thursday, January 21, 2021- SESSION 3: Structuring Household Activities

Thursday, February 18, 2021- SESSION 4: Cooking

Thursday, March 11, 2021- SESSION 5: Group Activities


Where:

The Madison-Champaign Educational Service Center

2200 S US Highway 68

Urbana, Ohio, 43078


Cost:

$65.00 per person for employees of districts/agencies in Madison, Champaign, Clark, Hardin, Logan and Shelby counties

$75.00 for employees of districts/agencies in counties other than those listed above.


To Register: click on the REGISTER NOW image below

Contact Hours

Credit: 6.5 Contact Hours provided by the ESC *PER SESSION*

ADDITIONAL CREDITS PROVIDED BY DODD

FOR SESSION 1 - THE BASICS

*** DODD has given approval for 5.5 Hours of Adult services CPD ***

*** DODD has given approval for 5.5 Hours of Service and support administration CPD ***


FOR SESSION 2 - CAREER EXPLORATION

*** DODD has given approval for 6 Hours of Adult services CPD ***

*** DODD has given approval for 6 Hours of Service and support administration CPD ***


FOR SESSION 3 - DAILY LIVING SKILLS

*** DODD has given approval for 6 Hours of Adult services CPD ***

*** DODD has given approval for 6 Hours of Service and support administration CPD ***


FOR SESSION 4 - SCHEDULES AND COOKING

*** DODD has given approval for 6 Hours of Adult services CPD ***

*** DODD has given approval for 6 Hours of Service and support administration CPD ***


FOR SESSION 5 - GROUP ACTIVITIES

*** DODD has given approval for 6 Hours of Adult services CPD ***

*** DODD has given approval for 6 Hours of Service and support administration CPD ***

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ANY PARTICIPANT INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE CREDIT(S) MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE ENTIRE SESSION -- NO PARTIAL CREDITS WILL BE AWARDED.

ANY PARTICIPANT WISHING TO RECEIVE THEIR CERTIFICATE (WHICH IS WHERE THE APPROVAL NUMBER WILL BE DISPLAYED) MUST SUBMIT A FEEDBACK SURVEY.

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About the Presenter: Patricia Kauffman, OT/L

Patricia is an occupational therapist and the LIFE Skills Lab Coordinator for the Madison Champaign Co. ESC. As an OT for 27 years, Kauffman has spent most of her career in the school setting but also owned a private practice in the Columbus area for 7 years. She developed the LIFE Skills Lab at MCESC in 2016 and has been able to significantly expand the program as a recipient an Innovative Strategies for Developing the College and Career Readiness of Students with Disabilities grant from ODE for the SY 2018-19. She has attended several TEACCH trainings including the 5-day intensive: Adolescents and Adults Transitioning to Vocational, Residential and Community Settings. She has recently presented at SST6 Best Practice Showcase, Ohio Occupational Therapy Association’s (OOTA) annual conference and OCALICON. She will be presenting at the American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA) annual national conference in March.