INSTRUCTOR: Karen Tartick, PT has been practicing for over 30 years in a variety of settings including outpatient orthopedics, early intervention, acute care, NICU, and school-based physical therapy. She currently practices in the Durham Public Schools in Durham, NC. Karen has served as a member of the Autism subcommittee of the School Based Physical Therapy Special Interest Group, and co-authored the Autism Spectrum Disorder Guide for parents on the Move ForwardPT website, the APTA’s consumer webpage. Karen is an APTA Advanced Clinical Instructor, and a mentor for school-based portion of the pediatric residency program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she serves as an adjunct faculty member.
AUDIENCE: OTs, PTs, OTAs, PTAs, SLPs and Educators
EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: Intermediate
At the completion of the course, the learner is expected to:
- Select 3 predictors of postsecondary outcomes in the areas of employment, postsecondary education and/or independent living
- Identify 2 therapy interventions that can be implemented in elementary school to help optimize the predictors of postsecondary outcomes
- Determine 2 therapy interventions that can be implemented in middle and high schools to help optimize the predictors of postsecondary outcomes
- The 18 Predictors
- 8 Predictors for Elementary School
- 10 Predictors for Middle and High School
- Case Study Application
- Post-test: 10-item multiple choice. 70% correct answers required to receive a certificate
1.5 continuing education hours of training are awarded to learners who complete this course.
- Apply EBP, LLC is an approved provider of CEUs for PTs and PTAs in IL, NY; and for OTs and OTAs in IN and IL, and AOTA (see imprimatur below for details).