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University of Southern California
University of Southern California
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Continuing Education at USC Chan
Overview

The division strives to offer ongoing learning opportunities for expanded knowledge and skills in occupational science and occupational therapy.

  • For general questions about Continuing Education at USC Chan, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
  • For inquiries about the Sensory Integration Continuing Education (CE) Certificate Program, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
  • For information on USC Continuing Education, visit continuingeducation.usc.edu.
  • Any occupational therapist who wishes to attend one or more USC courses for credit towards a degree as a “limited status” student is invited to contact a member of our Admissions Team.

Pathways To Excellence

Designed for the experienced clinician but accessible to all master’s students, these courses are key building blocks in creating programs of study with specific occupational therapy specialty focus areas, enabling graduate students to both broaden and deepen their knowledge and expertise in cutting-edge practice areas.

  • OT 560: School-based Practice
  • OT 564: Sensory Integration Theory
  • OT 571: Assistive Technology
  • OT 572: Ergonomics
  • OT 573: Hand Rehabilitation
  • OT 574: Enhancing Motor Control for Occupation
  • OT 575: Dysphagia Across the Lifespan: Pediatrics through Geriatrics
  • OT 576: Universal Design
  • OT 578: Therapeutic Communication for the Healthcare Practitioner
  • OT 583: Lifestyle Redesign®
  • OT 584: Clinical Applications of Telehealth Technologies
  • OT 610: Sensory Integrative Dysfunction

Life Management Series

Please note

Starting October 1, 2022, we will no longer be offering new enrollment for the Life Management Series. Current enrollees will have until March 10, 2023, to complete their intended remaining Life Management Series courses.

To expand access to Lifestyle Redesign® training and enable OT clinicians to utilize Lifestyle Redesign® in clinical practice, the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is excited to offer a certification in Lifestyle Redesign®.

The certification will involve continuing education courses in Lifestyle Redesign® topics, motivational interviewing training, mentored practice hours, and a final skills assessment.

If you are interested in receiving more information regarding the certification in Lifestyle Redesign®, please contact us.

AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education

USC Sensory Integration Continuing Education (CE) Certificate Program

AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education

USC Chan is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development (#4613). C1: PD activity approval ID# 03171. C2: PD activity approval ID# 03658 and C3: PD activity approval ID# 3659. Course 1 is offered at 3.0 CEUs, Introductory educational level. Courses 2 and 3 are 2.1 CEUs each, Intermediate educational level. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.