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Professional Training (Day 1): Interoception, The Eighth Sense: Practical Solutions for Promoting Self-Regulation, Positive Behavior, Language Development and Social Participation.

Course Description:

Interoception, The Eighth Sense: Practical Solutions for Promoting Self-Regulation, Positive Behavior, Language Development, and Social Participation, Kelly Mahler, MS, OTR/L

Increase the effectiveness of your treatments using the latest evidence-based research on interoception. This course will help you improve your clients' functioning in self-regulation, language development, positive behavior, and social participation. Evidence-based treatment strategies to asses and improve interoception will be the focus of this course. Highlights from "The Interoception Curriculum," a step-by-step framework for improving interoception will also be included. Participants will learn how to adapt all strategies to effectively meet a variety of client needs and improve client outcomes. The strategies presented in this course are effective for use in many different settings including home, school, community, and clinic. 

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Course Objectives:

  • Define and understand interoception, our 8th sensory system, as well as recent research in effectiveness 
  • Interpret results from at least 2 methods for assessing interoception
  • Apply at least 3 strategies for building interoception to your case and setting
  • Synthesize research foundations of interoception with the knowledge of the needs of your caseload to design a treatment plan for your clients to improve outcomes in language development, positive behavior, social participation, and independence. 

This course is appropriate for:

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech and Language Pathologists
  • Mental Health Providers
  • Behaviorists
  • Educators
  • Physical Therapists 

Thursday, February 6 at 8:00am to 4:00pm

Arnold J. Capute, MD, MPH, Conference Center
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building at 1741 Ashland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205

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