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Innovations Lab Contact

Position: Teaching Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
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Name: Catherine Verrier Piersol, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
Position: Department Chair & Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

901 Walnut Street, 6th Floor
Suite 644
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Innovations Lab: School-Based Practice

Models for School-Based Occupational Therapy: Caseload to Workload Approaches

March 7th through March 28th 2023
    Tuesday Evenings:
    - March 7 | 7-8:30 PM
    - March 14, March 21, March 28 | 7-8:15 PM

Contact Hours: 10

Guest Facilitator: Mary Muhlenhaupt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

This virtual program provides a supportive learning environment to empower school-based occupational therapists to implement change from a caseload to workload approach as described by the American Occupational Therapy Association. Specific strategies to advocate for service delivery change with administration and school teams are included. 

Topics Include

  • Caseload and workload approaches: nuts and bolts
  • Getting started: practicalities to shift service delivery
  • Matching the workload model to IDEA requirements
  • Measuring and communicating outcomes

Course Description

  • Weekly online learning activities
  • Four Virtual Sessions on Tuesday Evenings:
    – March 7th  |  7- 8:30 PM
    – March 14th  |  7- 8:15 PM
    – March 21st  |  7- 8:15 PM
    – March 28th  |  7- 8:15 PM
  • Access to supplemental resources

For further information regarding the Innovations Lab, contact Amy Carroll.

Payment Information

Please read all directions below before registration.

  1. Click on the Register Today button that follows.
  2. Select ADD BILL to begin the Registration and Payment Process.
  3. Select "Innovations Lab" from the dropdown menu.
  4. Enter your name, email address, Jefferson alumni/fieldwork educator (Yes/No)
  5. Enter $100 in the amount, or $75 if answered Yes to Jefferson alumni/fieldwork educator 
  6. Select SAVE
  7. Select PAY to enter your payment information in a secure location.
  8. You will receive an email confirming your payment.

The Zoom link for the class will be sent to you within five days of registration. If you do not receive a Zoom link, please reach out to Katherine.DeClerico@jefferson.edu.