MAOT SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS


Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) in OT Education and Practice

Dates: Virtual/Quarterly TBD

Time:  TBD

Contact:  info@maot.org

Cost: Free to MAOT members. Non-members $10.00 each, $5.00 for students. MAOT membership forms will be available at the meeting, or can be downloaded from this website.

Officers:                                                                                         Chair: Sarah McKinnon, OT, OTD, OTR, BCPR, MPA           Secretary:  Mandy Mack, OT, OTD, OTR                                          Treasurer:  Meredith Grinnell, OT, OTD, OTR



Virtual Mentoring for New OTPs and OT/OTA students

Dates:  Virtual every other month, 3rd Tuesday at 7 pm.  (March, May, July, September, Nov, Jan)                                                             

Time:  7 p.m.

Contact:  info@maot.org

Cost: Free to MAOT members. Non-members $10.00 each, $5.00 for students. MAOT membership forms will be available at the meeting, or can be downloaded from this website.

Chairpersons: Colleen Muse, OT, OTD, OTR




Pediatric Practice and Transition Planning (PPTP) SIG


Dates:  Virtual TBD

Time:  7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Contact:  info@maot.org

Cost: Free to MAOT members. Non-members $10.00 each, $5.00 for students. MAOT membership forms will be available at the meeting, or can be downloaded from this website.

Pediatric Practice and Transition Planning (PPTP) SIG

Susan J. Krikorian, OT, OTD, OTR

 Tee Stock, OT, OTD, MSOT, OTR, MBA

Chairpersons


MAOT Pediatric Practice and Transition Planning (PPTP) SIG 


Western Mass. Special Interest Group


Dates: Virtual TBD
Time:
5:30-7:00p

Location:
Providence Hospital, Holyoke, MA

Contact: info@maot.org

Cost: Free to MAOT members. Non-members $10.00 each, $5.00 for students. MAOT membership forms will be available at the meeting, or can be downloaded from this website.

Western Massachusetts Mental Health SIG

Please call me at 413-262-4033 or email me at allison.sullivan@aic.edu

Allison Sullivan, OT, DOT, MS, OTR, CAGS
Chairperson
MAOT Western Massachusetts Mental Health Special Interest Group


Older Adult Special Interest Group

Date:   Virtual TBD

Meeting:  5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Contact: 

Laurie Cecchi, OT,  Chairperson laurie.cecchi2@genesishcc.com

Laura Ward, OT, Secretary

Supporting in practice the concept of Volume to Value in Post-Acute Care (Part II)

Presenters:

Elaine C. Adams, OT, MPPA, OTR, FAOTA,  Director-Regulatory Compliance, Genesis Rehab Services                                                                  Laurie Cecchi, OT, OTR, CAPS,  Regional Clinical Director, Genesis Rehab Services    


Location:

Division of Occupational Therapy Adult and Aging Performance Lab

Blake Law Center

Room 230 D

Western New England University

1215 Wilbraham Road

Springfield, MA  01119   

Contact: info@maot.org

Cost: Free to MAOT members. Non-members $10.00 each, $5.00 for students. MAOT membership forms will be available at the meeting, or can be downloaded from this website.

Metrowest Mental Health Special Interest Group


Contact: Lewis, Allyson ALewis@challiance.org

Date:  3rd Thursday of the month

Time: 4-5:30pm

Cost: Free to MAOT members. Non-members $10.00 each, $5.00 for students. MAOT membership forms will be available at the meeting, or can be downloaded from this website.

Location: NewtonWellesley Hospital, 2000 Washington St. Newton, MA 02462 in the Allen Riddle Building, rm 100

Worcester Mental Health SIG


Dates: Every 3rd Wednesday of the month

Time:
 4:30 pm to 6 pm 

Location:
  Currently held virtually; location post social distancing TBD

Topic  OTPF-4 and ACOTE Updates

Date:  August 19th 2010

*Email:  emilyrasid@gmail.com for zoom link* 

Cost: Free to MAOT members. Non-members $10.00 each, $5.00 for students. MAOT membership forms will be available at the meeting, or can be downloaded from this website.

Contact:  Emily Rasid, OT, MOT, OTR
Worcester Mental Health SIG Chairperson 
emilyrasid@gmail.com

Purpose:

To unite OTP for networking, education and relevant discussions in mental health.

Rationale for development:

To provide the Worcester based mental health OT community (and other para professionals) a local space to gather and learn.

Founder:  Sean Hourihan

Southcoast Occupational Therapy Special Interest Group


Dates:
The first Wednesday of the month February – March, October and December 


Time:
6:15 - 8:00 PM

Location:
Bristol Community College

Contact:
 Johanna Duponte

Cost: Free to MAOT members. Non-members $10.00 each, $5.00 for students. MAOT membership forms will be available at the meeting, or can be downloaded from this website.


SIG Membership:
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, and OT and OTA students in Southeastern MA and neighboring communities.

Proposed Meeting Location:
New Bedford @ Bristol Community College
800 Purchase Street, Room 211 (OTA Lab), New Bedford, MA 02740

Founding Members:
  • Johanna Duponte-Williams, OT, Ed D, OTR (BCC OTA Program Director)
  • Laura Clifford, OT, MOT (BCC OTA Program Academic Fieldwork Coordinator)
  • Lisen Cameron, OT, OTR (Manager of Rehab Services, St. Luke’s & Tobey Hospital)
  • Deborah Fraine, OT, OTR, CHT, (Rehab Manager, Hawthorne Medical)


Acute Care SIG

Acute Care SIG

Acute Care SIG 3/11 has been postponed to a later date.   

Dates:

February 10th, 2021

Time:  7:00 - 8:30 PM

Location:
 Virtual

Contact:
 Colleen Craven. OT - colleenmarycraven@gmail.com

Cost: Free to MAOT members. Non-members $10.00 each, $5.00 for students. MAOT membership forms will be available at the meeting, or can be downloaded from this website.


SIG Membership:
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, and OT and OTA students in Southeastern MA and neighboring communities.

 Meeting Location:

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - West Campus

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center West Campus - Deaconess Building, Room 212 (185 Pilgrim Road, Boston, MA)

**Parking garages available (Pilgrim Road Garage - $10)

**https://www.bidmc.org/patient-and-visitor-information/visiting-bidmc/public-transportation

Enter the Farr Building on the West Campus of Beth Israel Medical Center, 185 Pilgrim Road,  Walk through the lobby, and take a right directly front of the Gift store.  Walk to the end of the corridor, entering the Deaconess Building.  Go up to the second floor, and Deaconess 205A is on your left side of the hallway  




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