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University of Southern California
University of Southern California
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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USC Chan SI CE Certificate Program
Course Descriptions, Schedule, and Registration

The USC Sensory Integration Continuing Education (CE) Certificate Program provides an opportunity for practicing occupational therapists to acquire advanced knowledge in the theory, assessment, and intervention principles of sensory integration as originated by Dr. A. Jean Ayres. To obtain this CE Certificate, participants must complete 100 contact hours (10 CEUs) within the following CE courses.

USC will offer two full sessions of the course series each year, with CE Course 1 beginning in January and June.  All courses must be taken in sequential order, beginning with CE Course 1.

Please see below for the schedule of courses offered online, and click on the course titles for more information, including how to register. Read our Privacy Policy as it relates to the information you provide in any course application. We also maintain a schedule of courses offered in-person internationally.

Foundational CE Courses

CE Course 1 (30 hours)
Theoretical Foundations of Sensory Integration
— Registration is now closed for June 15 – July 13, 2022
— Registration for Jan 18 – Feb 15, 2023 will open August 2022
— Registration for Jun 28 – Jul 26, 2023 will open January 2023

CE Course 2 (21 hours)
Sensory Integration Evaluation and Clinical Reasoning
— Registration is now open for August 3–31, 2022
— Registration for Feb 22 – Mar 22, 2023 opens September 2022
— Registration for Aug 16 – Sep 13, 2023 opens February 2023

CE Course 3 (21 hours)
Sensory Integration Treatment
— Registration is now open for September 21 – October 19, 2022
— Registration for Apr 5 – May 3, 2023 opens October 2022
— Registration for Sep 27 – Oct 25, 2023 opens March 2023

Summer

Special Topics in Sensory Integration (14 hours)
Sensory Integration for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
— Registration is now open for Summer 2022

Special Topics in Sensory Integration (14 hours)
Sensory Integration in School-Based Settings
— Registration is now closed for Summer 2022

Special Topics in Sensory Integration (14 hours)
Sensory-Based Feeding and Eating Challenges
— Registration is now closed for Summer 2022

Special Topics in Sensory Integration (14 hours)
Sensory Integration and Early Intervention
— Registration is now open for Summer 2022