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2 Day Event:
Start Time:
6:00 am – 12:30 pm
Event Dates:
2/22/216 am PDT
2/24/218 am PDT
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If you are not satisfied with this program, we'll give you a 100% refund of your registration fee.

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Two-Day Conference:
Conference for School-Based Occupational Therapists


Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

School-Based Occupational Therapists: Practical Strategies to Use in Your Therapy, In Person or Online

Choose from 21 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions

  • OT Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Much More!

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Uniquely Qualified Instructors

Kami Bible is an outstanding occupational therapist, national presenter and author. She is a current, practicing, school-based OT and teletherapist who shares only the best, student-proven therapy strategies that she has used with her students and teachers. Kami will share dozens of tech tools that will work perfectly with the students you serve and will also help you to work smarter, not harder. Kami is known for her passion, high-energy and strategy-packed ideas!

Cynthia Haynes is an experienced OT who has worked in a variety of school practice settings. She is a frequent presenter on diverse school-based topics at local and national levels. Cyndi is passionate about sharing her experiences and clinical expertise to help school-based OTs. You will appreciate Cyndi's wealth of practical tools and timesaving measures that you can use immediately to enhance your OT therapy practice in schools.

Beverly Moskowitz is an outstanding school-based OT with extensive experience working in diverse settings. Throughout Bev's career, she has been driven by a passion to research, discover and create the most highly effective therapy techniques and tools to support the broad range of students on her caseload. You will leave Bev's dynamic presentations energized, inspired, and equipped with a wealth of practical use-tomorrow ideas and tools for enhancing your therapy practice in schools and online.

Conference Agenda

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Live Online Conference
6:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific

Day 1

Opening General Session
Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose ONE Full Afternoon Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

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Live Online Conference
6:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific

Day 2

Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

Who Should Attend

School-based Occupational Therapists and Assistants who serve students in Preschool – Grade 12

About BER Live Online Events

With the current health challenges, all BER in-person PD events are currently being presented in a Live Online format:

  • Outstanding Instructors
    All programs are led by outstanding BER national trainers
  • Extensive Resource Handbooks
    You'll have access to an extensive digital Resource Handbook before, during and after your seminar
  • Highly Interactive
    You'll be able to ask questions in real time and interact with the instructor and other participants
  • Program Guarantee
    As we have for 43 years, we guarantee the high quality of our programs. If you are not satisfied, we'll give you a 100% refund.


AOTA LogoBER is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 00788. This Distance Learning - Interactive conference is offered at .5 CEUs/5 Contact Hours per day of attendance [Educational level: Introductory, Category: Occupational Therapy Service Delivery: Evaluation, Intervention, Outcomes]. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. You will be required to fully attend the program and complete a program evaluation and a learning outcomes assessment at the end.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this conference participants will be able to:

  • Select and explain innovative strategies to address environmental, social, sensory, motor or other barriers to student performance in live or virtual treatments.
  • Discuss and interpret evidence based-assessments while modifying your clinical expertise an intervention strategies for live or virtual environments
  • List and compare on-line or standard documentation and data analysis strategies to assist with progress monitoring and clinical decision making.
  • Identify and justify accommodations to ensure successful and meaningful participation for learners with varying needs in diverse settings, including home and school.

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive Digital Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive digital resource handbook, specifically designed for this conference. Included in the handbook are resource materials for ALL conference sessions, even those you don't attend. These materials include:

  • Numerous interventions you can use immediately
  • Practical tools you can share with teachers
  • Tools to help you work smarter, not harder

Semester Credit Option
Brandman University Logo Up to four graduate level professional development credits are available with an additional fee and completion of follow-up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at this BER program.

Meet Inservice Requirements
Participants of both the Live Online Seminar and those completing the Recorded Version online can receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify five continuing education hours. State CEUs are available for both versions of the course. For specific details, visit www.ber.org/ceus.

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