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Telehealth for Children and Adolescents: A How to Guide for School-Based OTs, SLPs, PTs and Mental Health Professionals

Tracey Davis, MOT, OTR/L
1 Hour 58 Minutes
Apr 30, 2020
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We’ve all been doing our best with the switch to online learning while asking ourselves…do I have the skillset I need, is carryover happening at home, how do I ensure confidentiality for home-based sessions?

Get the answers to these and more!

Join Tracey Davis, pediatric occupational therapist with over 20 years-experience, as she guides you through the benefits and challenges of telehealth.


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Tracey Davis, MOT, OTR/L, is a pediatric occupational therapist and the Director of Clinical Affairs for TalkPath Live, a telehealth company offering virtual OT, PT, Speech, and Mental Health/Counseling services to schools and private pay clients. She is the owner of Global Therapy Consultants and provides structured literacy tutoring and therapy services both in person and via telehealth using secure video conferencing software.

Tracey offers in person training, webinars, and consultations to teachers, therapists, psychologists, and families in the areas of dyslexia, learning differences, trauma-informed care, and telehealth services, and presents at professional conferences and guest lectures at universities. She is active in the American Occupational Therapy Association and the American Telemedicine Association Telerehabilitation Special Interest Group. In addition to significant experience in the areas of dyslexia and learning differences, trauma informed care, and telehealth, Tracey holds a Level I Mentorship certification from the STAR Institute, a sensory based organization. She often incorporates sensory processing treatment strategies into structured literacy tutoring sessions, using her knowledge of neurological systems to enhance the learning of children with dyslexia.

Tracey received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 1998, followed by a Master’s of Occupational Therapy in 1999. She has been working in the field of pediatric occupational therapy since that time, in various settings and with all ages of children around the world. Tracey pursued training in Orton-Gillingham based tutoring several years ago after 2 of her 4 children were identified as having dyslexia.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Tracey Davis is the owner of Global Therapy Consultants. She has an employment relationship with Growing Healthy Children Therapy Services and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Ms. Davis receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Tracey Davis is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

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  1. Advocate for the telehealth delivery model with concrete and research-based information. 
  2. Choose the best way to incorporate a gross motor exercise into your virtual therapy session 


Solve Technology, Access, Ethics and Confidentiality Challenges 

  • Access to service 
  • Overcome a lack of equipment and resources in telehealth sessions 
  • How to ensure confidentiality for home-based sessions 
  • Build rapport using the telehealth service delivery mode 
  • Aligning telehealth with school standards 
  • Ethical issues you need to know 

Telehealth Toolkit: 

Successfully Convert Your Therapeutic Activities to the Virtual Space 

  • Controlling the environment 
  • Motivating kids through technology 
  • Tips for creating efficient treatment plans 
  • How to incorporate exercises into your virtual therapy session 
  • Manage small groups via telehealth 
  • Strategies for involving the caregiver  
  • Working with younger and high needs students 

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Teachers
  • School Guidance Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • School Administrators
  • Educational Paraprofessionals
  • Nurses
  • Other Helping Professionals that work with children

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