Long Island District
Health Education & Sports Building, MA 327
1001 Crooked Hill Rd. Brentwood, NY 11717
July 11-12, 2013 (Registration deadline: June 28) 8:00am–5:00pm
Instructors: Cynthia Haynes and Camille Sauerwald Earn 15 Contact Ho urs (1.5 AOTA CEUs/15 NBCOT PDUs)
As an occupational therapy fieldwork educator, your knowledge, supervision, and direction are critical to the success of your students and to the future of occupational therapy. AOTA is pleased to offer you the opportunity to advance your skills in this important area at the AOTA Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program! What you can expect to gain from this unique 2-day training for fieldwork educators and academic fieldwork coordinators— Deeper understanding of your role as a fieldwork educator Effective strategies to integrate learning theories and supervision models Increased skills to provide high-quality educational opportunities during fieldwork experiences Interaction with trainers through dialogue and reflections about fieldwork Engagement in 4 curricular modules: administration, education, supervision, and evaluation Analysis of strategies to support best practice in fieldwork education
Continuing education credit (15 contact hours) toward licensure renewal
For more information, contact Michele Gentile at firstname.lastname@example.org; 631-851-6219.
To register, go here: http://myaota.aota.org/shop_aota/prodview.aspx?TYPE=D&SKU=fwsc713
The Long Island District of NYSOTA is offering scholarship aid to students currently enrolled in an accredited occupational therapy/occupational therapy assistant program in New York State. The Financial Need Scholarship is offered to students requiring financial assistance while the Legislation/Promotion Scholarship is offered to students who have performed legislative, advocacy, and/or promotional activities related to occupational therapy. Download the scholarship announcement letter for more information.
Scholarship recipients will be required to present at our annual dinner meeting in the spring, highlighting research or a special project (Financial Need Scholarship), or the legislative, advocacy and/or promotional activities performed by the recipient (Legislation/Promotion Scholarship). Applicants must be permanent residents of Nassau or Suffolk Counties and current members of the New York State Occupational Therapy Association, Long Island District.
To be considered for either scholarship, all of the following must be submitted:
- Scholarship Application
- Letter from your OT/OTA Department Chairperson, using this downloadable reference form
- Letter from the school's financial aid office stating eligibility for assistance (for the LID Financial Aid Scholarship)
- 2 letters of reference using this downloadable reference form
Please send the application with letters to the LID Scholarship Committee Chairperson by May 1, 2013. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Aline Chesner alineot24@gmail or 516.225.9563. Only scholarship recipients will be notified by late May/early June. Scholarship awards will become available after July 1, 2013.