The healthcare landscape for Occupational Therapists (OTs) has shifted dramatically due to COVID-19 and this shift has many OTs looking to incorporate telehealth into their current practice to continue services regardless of conditions.
“With the COVID-19 pandemic having already set the stage for a massive increase in telehealth consults, the research firm sees an even bigger future – as demand for one-stop virtual visits and remote patient monitoring grows as much as seven-fold.”-Healtchare IT News
While COVID-19 has quickly changed the way we view healthcare and
No other conference is focused on how to help you adapt classroom and district needs (virtually or in-person) to the new realities of education like ISCRD Virtual Summit 2020.
We brought together leaders across education and healthcare (speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, and psychology) to light the way on how to adapt to the new landscape confronting education and healthcare professionals alike.
There is now an unprecedented need for quick adjustment in the school system to make sure that general education students and special education students alike continue to progress with their education.
Autism is a complex disorder and while therapists have specific training and are adept at delivering therapeutic interventions, many do not have in-depth training in autism specifically. This can sometimes create obstacles during treatment and can also create frustration for families if they don’t feel like their child is truly understood.
Children with autism are 52 times more likely to visit a doctor or therapist, yet they are often misunderstood and many have had negative experiences with healthcare providers due to a lack of understanding by the provider.
Friendly Auto Centers has earned the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). Friendly Auto Centers is now the first-ever auto center to earn the CAC designation to help better serve customers with autism or other sensory needs.
Learning centers are searching for ways to differentiate their services, attract and engage new clients, and provide additional third-party training and certification for their staff.
With cognitive disorders on the rise, it is essential that staff receive proper training to support these students in addition to the proprietary interventions offered by learning centers and cognitive achievement centers.
Many organizations also struggle with maintaining staff professional development over time and filling knowledge gaps to ensure a comprehensive onboarding program. In addition, training and certification in specific areas from third party boards can help demonstrate credibility and staff depth of knowledge, which can impact customer confidence.
Ramon’s Village Resort located in San Pedro Town, Belize is now a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC), designated by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). Completion of the certification means that guests with autism and other sensory needs can have the best possible stay or scuba diving experience. To achieve the CAC accreditation, Ramon’s Village Resort staff completed evidence-based staff training and certification required by IBCCES to recognize the needs of guests on the spectrum and provide options for visitors with sensory needs.
How do you create great guest service and a special experience when you have to keep 6 feet of distance? Most places that pride themselves on good guest service go out of their way to help and interact with guests on a personal level, but with social distancing now being the norm, many places are having to make quick adjustments.
However, they still need to find the way to be able to deliver that same level of service, or at least the feeling that goes with it.