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Advocacy & OT Practitioners, Hosted by the Northeast District
Milligan University, Thompson OT Center
420 Dorothy Keister Way
Johnson City, TN 37601
Thursday, November 02, 2023, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST
Category: CEU Event

Advocacy & OT Practitioners, Hosted by the Northeast District 

November 2, 2023, 6:00PM-7:00PM EDT: CEU, 7:00PM-7:30 EDT: Informal District Gathering

In-Person CEU at Milligan University on Milligan’s Emmanuel Campus in the Thompson OT Center 

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About This Course: This course introduces participants to the continuum of advocacy as it connects to the profession of occupational therapy. Participants will review real-world examples as well as strategies and resources to support their role as advocates.

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain advocacy and its relationship to occupational therapy 

  • Discuss at least two current advocacy needs of personal relevance

  • Identify two resources to support their role in advocacy

  • Propose at least one personally actionable step towards advocacy in an identified area of need

Presenter: Dr. Jennifer Susong Crowder, DSc, OTR, has taught in the Post-professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy program at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) since 2018. In this role, she coordinates PPOTD capstone projects. Prior to joining USAHS, she specialized in school-based occupational therapy with 17 years of practice experience in this setting. Additionally, she worked for three years with primarily adult populations covering outpatient, day treatment, inpatient and skilled neuro-rehabilitation settings. She completed a Doctor of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Oklahoma in 2012, a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 1997, and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at East Tennessee State University in 1995. She was born and still lives in Jonesborough, TN.


CEU Opportunity: 1 CEU certificate = FREE for TNOTA members, $20 for non-members 

Contact: [email protected]