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SIS Virtual Event - School Occupational Therapy Community of Practice
Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM EDT
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3/31/21 -SIS Virtual Event - School Occupational Therapy Community of Practice

Members - FREE
Non-Members - $20


3/31/21 Virtual Meeting 4:30 - 5:30 pm


Please note - These sessions are not recorded for future viewing.




Number of Contact Hours: 1.0

Facilitator: Joyce E Rioux, EdD, OTR/L, SCSS

Bio: Joyce E Rioux, EdD, OTR/L, SCSS is the Assistant Director of Therapies at the Capitol Region Education Council in Connecticut. She has more than 35 years experience in school system practice. At the local level, she is an advocate for promoting and protecting the full scope of occupational therapy practice in schools. At the national level, Dr. Rioux is chair-elect of the AOTA Commission on Continuing Competence and Professional Development. She also serves on the AOTA Board for Advanced and Specialty Certification and in this role actively monitors trends in occupational therapy practice. Dr. Rioux presents at local, state, and national conferences on topics specific to school therapy practice and professional development. She co-edited and authored chapters for AOTA’s recent publication of Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools, 2nd edition.



  • Increase their capacity to conduct evaluations and plan interventions for hybrid services.

  • Create a shared understanding of best practices in conducting evaluations and implementing intervention through hybrid options.

  • Identify methods for collecting outcome data for the purposes of understanding present level and revising the intervention plan as needed.


Summary of Event:

This Community of Practice will bring together Connecticut school occupational therapy practitioners to focus on Best Practices in delivering services during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Through collective critical inquiry and reflection participants will intentionally learn, pool knowledge, and share resources to better our practice. This event is sponsored by the Connecticut State Department of Education and RESC Alliance.  ConnOTA is supporting this event by overseeing the award of CEUs for registered participants.