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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 January 24 – February 21, 2024
— Registration for July 2024* opens in February 2024

CE Course 2 (21 hours)
Sensory Integration Evaluation and Clinical Reasoning
— Registration is now open for March 6 – April 3, 2024
— Registration for August 2024* opens in mid-March 2024

CE Course 3 (21 hours)
Sensory Integration Treatment: From Intervention to Participation
— Registration is now open for April 17 - May 15, 2024
— Registration for October 2024* opens in May 2024

CE Course 4 (28 hours)
Special Topics in Sensory Integration Intervention
— Registration is now open for May 29 – June 26, 2024
— Registration for November 2024* opens in mid-June 2024

* Dates subject to change.

Other Courses

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