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September 27 & 28, Hadley, MA
Clinical Aromatherapy for Mental Health & Wellness Applications 2016
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 8:30 AM – Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
Course Instructors: Kathleen Duffy, LPN, CCAP/I & Tina Champagne, OTD, OTR/L, CCAP
Clinical aromatherapy is the skilled and safe use of 100% essential oils for specific therapeutic purposes. This two-day introductory level workshop is designed for licensed interdisciplinary professionals working with populations with mental health symptoms and challenges across the lifespan. Participants will be introduced to a specific group of essential oils often used with mental health populations, and the existing evidence, safety considerations, and application guidelines, to help you to incorporate the use of essential oils into daily practice. Additionally, how to help incorporate the use of clinical aromatherapy into your workplace will also be explored. Lecture and experiential lab sessions will be used. All lab materials needed are covered in the cost of the training and will be provided on day one of the workshop. Lab supplies will include: essential oils, carrier oil, & related supplies.
Course location: Elmwood Building – 104 Russell Street (Route 9) Hadley MA USA
September 29 & 30, Hadley, MA
Course 1: Sensory Modulation & Trauma Informed Care: An Introduction – 2016
Hadley, MA | Hadley Farms Meeting House
Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 8:30 AM | Friday, September 30, 2016 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
This 2-day workshop provides an introduction to sensory processing, polyvagal theory, trauma and attachment informed care, and seclusion and restraint reduction models. Learning activities include a combination of lecture, interactive lab and clinical case exploration. A review of supporting research, neuroscience and related assessment, treatment planning, goal setting and therapeutic interventions are explored. Participants will leave with a variety of practical ideas and resources for individual and programmatic applications. Modifications for working with child, adult, and geriatric populations of varying ability levels are explored.
Suggested Audience: Interdisciplinary professionals
October 2016 workshops hosted through Pearson Academy
Locations: Brisbane, Melbourne & Adelaide
October 2016 workshops hosted through WA Occupational Therapy Association
December 1 & 2, 2016: Hadley, MA
Sensory Processing, Trauma & Attachment Informed Care
by Tina Champagne, OTD, OTR/L, CCAP
Location: Hadley, MA USA
Course Requirement: Attendance at Sensory Modulation & Trauma Informed Care Course 1 or advanced knowledge in sensory modulation is required to attend this course.
Course Information: This course will cover the differentiation between sensory modulation, sensory discrimination and motor-based patterns, how these patterns are influenced by trauma, attachment and mental health challenges, and the impact on occupational participation. Participants will explore how to identify and integrate the use of sensory processing, trauma and attachment-related assessment, and treatment planning skills at an intermediate level. Lecture, case examples, and interactive lab sessions will be provided, spanning child, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations to afford the learner the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to apply advanced skills into their practice. Participants will leave with a variety of practical ideas and resources for assessment and treatment implementation. Modifications for working with child, adult, and geriatric populations of varying ability levels will be explored.
Suggested Audience: Rehabilitation professionals (OT, PT, SLP)