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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

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

Sensory Integration
For inquiries about the Sensory Integration Continuing Education (CE) Certificate Program, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Limited Status
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.

General Questions
For general questions about Continuing Education at USC Chan, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

USC Continuing Education
For information about USC Continuing Education, visit continuingeducation.usc.edu.

Specialty Courses

Designed for the experienced clinician but accessible to all graduate 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: Contemporary Issues in School-Based Practice
OT 563: Occupational Therapy in Primary Health Care Environments
OT 564: Sensory Processing and Sensory Integration
OT 567: Contemporary Issues: Occupational Therapy in Early Intervention
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 578: Therapeutic Communication: Facilitating Change in Clients
OT 583: Current Applications of Lifestyle Redesign
OT 584: Clinical Applications of Telehealth Technologies in OT
OT 610: Sensory Integrative Dysfunction

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.

Lifestyle Redesign® Education and Training

The Lifestyle Redesign Knowledge Mobilization Initiative (LR-KMI), launched in 2022, aims to promote greater synergies across research, education, and practice in Lifestyle Redesign, and to develop resources and infrastructure to enable occupational therapy practitioners and health system partners to integrate Lifestyle Redesign into diverse practice settings. These efforts include developing continuing education opportunities, Lifestyle Redesign training, and a Lifestyle Redesign Certification, accessible to all occupational therapy practitioners.

Learn more about these opportunities by visiting the Lifestyle Redesign website.

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Fieldwork Educators Seminar

This is a continuing education seminar for fieldwork educators who provide level I and level II fieldwork supervision for Chan students. This seminar will present methods and approaches to prepare for the fieldwork experience. Fieldwork educators will be oriented to updates to the Chan curriculum. Key topics covered in the seminar will include: how to facilitate clinical reasoning in the fieldwork setting, how to establish site specific learning objectives, and how to create a robust fieldwork manual.