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University of Southern California
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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: From Theory to Identification
— Registration is now open for July 12 – August 9, 2023
— Registration for January 2024* opens in late July, 2023

CE Course 2 (21 hours)
Sensory Integration Evaluation and Clinical Reasoning
— Registration is now open for August 23 – September 20, 2023
— Registration for March 2024* opens in October 2023

CE Course 3 (21 hours)
Sensory Integration Treatment: From Intervention to Participation
— Registration is now open for October 4 – November 1, 2023
— Registration for April 2024* opens in November 2023

CE Course 4 (28 hours)
Special Topics in Sensory Integration Intervention
— Registration is now open for November 15 – December 13, 2023

* Dates subject to change.

Other Courses

Sensory-Based Feeding and Eating Challenges
— Next course offering in 2024