CAOT-BC:The Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) Advocacy Toolkit – Empowering OTs through Evidence-Informed Practice
5-Apr-2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - CAOT-BC: Community OT Practice Network Meeting

CAOT-BC Developmental Coordination Disorder - Occupational Therapy Practice Network Meeting - (free for members and non-members)

Date: April 5, 2018

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm Pacific Time

Location: Webinar

Topic: The Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) Advocacy Toolkit –  Empowering OTs through Evidence-Informed Practice

Presenters:

Jill G. Zwicker, PhD, OT(C) Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, University of British Columbia; Investigator, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Clinician-Scientist, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

Stephanie Glegg, OT, MSc, PhD Candidate, Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of British Columbia; Knowledge Broker Facilitator, Child Development & Rehabilitation Evidence Centre, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

Ivonne Montgomery, OT, MRSc OT, Knowledge Broker, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children; School Therapist, School-Aged Therapy Program

Giovanna Boniface, OT, MRSc Candidate, National Director of Professional Affairs, Managing Director (CAOT-BC), Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

Learning Objectives: 

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

1. name the recommended measures for DCD assessment

2. describe best practices in DCD treatment

3. outline key stakeholders’ roles in DCD advocacy

4. access a new Toolkit to support DCD assessment, treatment, and advocacy

5. use the Toolkit to advocate for DCD diagnosis & OT services

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