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Safe Spaces: 
Recognizing and Addressing Sexual Harassment in Occupational Therapy

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Safe Spaces: Recognizing and Addressing Sexual Harassment in Occupational Therapy

Thursday, August 22, 2024
7 pm (CT) | 8 pm (ET)
1 Contact Hour, 0.10 CEUs

Educational level: Introductory

Category 2: Professional Issues
Category 3: Foundational Knowledge 

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This continuing education course is designed to raise awareness about sexual harassment in occupational therapy academia and provide practitioners with the knowledge and tools to address this critical issue. Participants will learn about the various forms of sexual harassment, individual and organizational risk factors, and the impact on victims and the profession. The course will also discuss strategies for prevention, reporting, and addressing sexual harassment at both individual and institutional levels.
Target Audience: Occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, occupational therapy students
This occupational therapy continuing education course uses the following instructional methods: visual aides (ie slides), discussion, guided note taking and case study.
Content disclosure: This course does not exclusively focus on any specific product or service.

Presented by:
Jaclyn Schwartz, PhD, OTR/L
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After Completing this course, participants will be able to:
  • Describe sexual harassment and its various forms.
  • Identify the individual and organizational risk factors that contribute to sexual harassment in settings in which occupational therapy practitioners work.
  • Explain strategies for preventing, reporting, and addressing sexual harassment at individual and institutional levels.

What OTs and OTAs are saying about Jaclyn's courses

The course is organized and full of practical information

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"The information was easy to understand yet thorough! The speakers were clearly very passionate to share this information."

OT Course Participant Occupational Therapy's Role in Medication Management

Very interesting! Great ideas and everything was explained so well and in detail.

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Instructor bio
Jaclyn Schwartz, PhD, OTR/L 
Aspire OT Instructor

Dr. Schwartz’s work is focused on improving medication adherence across populations. Her work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research. She is an avid writer and presenter, and she has shared her work through the conferences and journals of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Dr. Schwartz has developed key resources on medication management including the 2017 AOTA position paper on medication management. In 2015, she was recognized by AOTA for her work and service to the profession with the Gary Kielhofner Emerging Leader Award. 

Financial: Jaclyn is compensated as an Aspire OT instructor
Non-financial:  Jaclyn does not have any non-financial disclosures.
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Course Outline

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11-20 minutes

21-30 minutes

31-40 minutes

41-50 minutes

51-55 minutes

56-60 minutes

Introduction and Objectives 

What is sexual harassment?

How often does sexual harassment occur? 

Individual and organizational risk factors contributing to sexual harassment

Impact of sexual harassment on victims and the profession. 

Strategies for preventing, reporting, and addressing sexual harassment at individual and institutional levels

Case Study

Wrap Up & Questions

Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Payment of the course in full
  • Attend webinar in its entirety
  • Complete Attestation of Attendance
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 70% or greater
  • Complete the Post Course Evaluation
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met.  Partial credit will not be issued.  
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