Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Raising the Bar in Occupational Therapy Practice 

This course is discounted for NOTA members.

Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Raising the Bar in Occupational Therapy Practice 

Self-paced Course
$60 | 2 Contact Hours

This course is created by the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association.

If you need assistance, accommodations, or feedback, please contact us at Info@AspireOT.us
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This session provides an overview of equity and inclusion as essential components to promoting and sustaining an occupational justice-oriented occupational therapy practice. The session includes a strategy-building workshop for attendees, followed by a facilitated discussion with Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association board members.  

Presented by:
Khalilah Johnson, PhD, MS, OTR/L
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learning objectives
After this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Attendees will gain a deeper appreciation for justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) in relation occupational therapy
    practice.
  • Attendees will be able to identify opportunities in their practice settings to connect principles of JEDI in their practice.
  • Attendees will be able to identify opportunities in their practice settings to connect principles of JEDI in their practice.
Instructor bio
Khalilah Johnson, PhD, MS, OTR/L

Dr. Khalilah R. Johnson is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She also serves as an affiliate research faculty member at the Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Cultural Experiences in Prevention in Richmond, Virginia. Broadly, Dr. Johnson's research focuses on health services access and participation with racially minoritized adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as developing culturally affirming interventions that support their community engagement. Additionally, she is involved in research aimed to address pathways to occupational therapy education for African American students and racial equity in occupational science and occupational therapy curricula. Her work is informed by 15 years of experience spanning the states of Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia.
Dr. Johnson serves on the boards of the Society for the Study of Occupation: USA (SSO:USA) and the Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity (COTAD), and is the immediate past Advocacy and Policy Coordinator for the Developmental Disabilities Special Interest Section of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). In addition to her memberships with SSO:USA, COTAD, and AOTA, Dr. Johnson is a member of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, the National Black Occupational Therapy Caucus, the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, the Brenau University Heritage Society, the Carolina Black Caucus, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She also serves on the Autism in Adulthood editorial board, and a host of other advisory boards and scholarly committees.
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Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Full payment to enroll in course
  • View course videos in entirety
  • 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.  

Course Author

This course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is discounted for NOTA members.