Relationship Based Intervention with a Sensory Perspective to Challenging Behavior, Emotions and Sensory needs

This course is discounted for NOTA members.

Relationship Based Intervention with a Sensory Perspective to challenging behavior, emotions and sensory needs

$60 ($45 for NOTA Members)
2 Contact Hour

This course is created by the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association.

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Using a neuroscience approach to learn ways to identify sensory vs behaviors vs trauma responses and implement sensory programs for the whole class

Target Audience: Occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, occupational therapy students

Presented by: Amy Schnacker, OTR/L
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Learning objectives
After completion of this occupational therapy continuing education course, participants will be able to:
  • Learn the basics of sensory processing and identify their own sensory preferences/patterns
  • Learn how to support the child’s sensory needs
  • Learn how to identify if it is sensory or if it is behavior and to chase the WHY of the behavior
Instructor bio
Amy Schnacker, OTR/L
NOTA Guest Instructor

Amy graduated from Creighton University in 2000 as an Occupational Therapist and has worked with children and families in a variety of settings. In 2016, she adopted her children from foster care and became a TBRI® Practitioner in 2018 after learning traditional parenting strategies were not effective for her children. She enjoys volunteering for Royal Family Kids Camp, walking, spending time with family, Husker Football, and reading. She founded Connecting Kidz in 2019 and is thankful for the journey that led her to discovering connected parenting for her family and devotes her life and education to helping other families and children overcome challenging behaviors to heal, learn and grow.

Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Complete payment or NOTA membership log in for course enrollment
  • Review the videos for the full duration
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 80% or greater
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met.  Partial credit will not be issued.  
cancellation policy
Live Courses and Webinars
Learner cancellations: In the event that the learner requests to cancel or is unable to attend a course, a refund for the total paid for the course will be granted if Aspire OT is notified via email at within 10 business days prior to date of the scheduled course, minus a non-refundable registration fee of 25% of registration price.  If the learner provides notification of cancellation less then 10 business days prior to the scheduled course, the learner will be offered the opportunity to attend the same webinar on an alternate date or enrollment in the recorded on-demand version of that webinar, instead of a refund.  

No refunds will be issued after a course has been attended for more than 30 minutes.  Partial credit will not be issued.  

Provider cancellations: 
In the event of inclement weather or other event resulting in the inability for a live course to be provided within the scheduled time, learners will be offered an alternate date or a full refund for registration paid.
On-Demand web Courses 
Web courses will remain available to learners for 1 year. No refunds will be available for web courses that have been attended or viewed for greater than 30 minutes. In the event of a refund, the learner will be unenrolled in the course immediately upon issuance of a refund. No refunds will be issued for any course in which a certificate has been issued.  

Course Author

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