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Occupational Therapy Continuing Education: SMHP Courses

Take one Size Matters Handwriting Program workshop as part of your occupational therapy continuing education, or use it to become a certified therapist, instructor or affiliate.

Occupational Therapy Continuing Education: SMHP Courses

We offer occupational therapy continuing education courses that train occupational therapists and teachers in the Size Matters Handwriting Program (SMHP). Learn how to bring this proven, practical, measurable, embeddable, affordable, teacher-friendly, kid-empowering, easy and fun approach to teaching and remediating handwriting. Experience how easy SMHP is easy to implement and progress-monitor during these professional development courses.

We offer several additional occupational therapy continuing education courses too!

  • Timesaving Strategies to Integrate your OT Interventions into Classrooms and Accelerate the Success of your school-based OT Practice
  • Practical Strategies for Increasing the Effectiveness, Efficiency and Impact of your School-based Occupational Therapy practice

All courses can be scheduled to fit the time frames of your schools, organization or conference. All content can be tailored to meet the interests of your therapists and teachers. Write to bev@realOTsolutions.com for more information.

Occupational Therapy Continuing Education Certification Courses 

As an occupational therapist or OT assistant mandated to participate in continuing education to

maintain your license, these ROTS occupational therapy continuing education workshops help you earn from .05 to .7 Continuing Education Units. Help your students, clients or patients with continuing education for occupational therapy professionals, covering the latest in evidence-based practice, applied research, Best Practice literature, legal mandates and state-of-the-art educational policies. These courses are taught by highly-respected industry experts. Our school-based occupational therapy continuing education instructors are experienced, knowledgeable, certified in SMHP and leaders in the field of school-based OT.

Among our occupational therapy continuing education workshops, there are 3 tiers of continued training:

  • SMHP Therapist Certification. This one-day course is an intermediate course. It builds on the knowledge taught in the SMHP workshop or webinar series, a prerequisite for SMHP Therapist Certification. This course travels around the country and can be scheduled as Day Two (with Day One as the full day SMHP workshop) of a 2-day SMHP training. Participants earn .7 CEUs upon successful completion of the course and the Post Test and earns the participant the designation of Certified SMHP Therapist. Over $200 of free materials are included in the course registration costs. This certification is a prerequisite for the instructor course.
  • SMHP Instructor Certification. This is a one- two-day advanced level course. Currently, this course is only offered at the SMHP retreat week. Participants are given a full set of slides, which enable them to provide continuing education and confer AOTA approved provider CEUs. Certified instructors are qualified to assist in Pilot Study Development and train teachers. They are encouraged to partner with researchers and universities, talk with students, enlighten administrators and promote SMHP within professional circles. Participants will earn 1.6 CEUs for successful completion of the course and the post test, and earns the participant the designation of Certified SMHP Instructor. They also receive over $800 of free ROTS materials. This course is a prerequisite for the affiliate level. 
  • Real OT Solutions Affiliate Certification. This one-day course builds on the previous levels. Currently, this course is only offered at the SMHP retreat week. Affiliates learn how to market SMHP products, network, track sales, process payment, maintain Customer Relationship Management (CRM) files, follow-up with Good Service, provide customer training, and enter new markets. At the end of this course, participants will be able to exhibit at state, national and local conferences, and earn commissions on product sales, and the ability to use the designation of Real OT Solutions Affiliate.

2020 Occupational Therapy Continuing Education Workshops

Take one of our 2019 occupational therapy continuing education courses and learn to drastically, visibly and dramatically improve children’s handwriting skills. Our pediatric occupational therapy continuing education courses will make a HUGE difference in your student’s printing and your school-based practice. If you have any questions about our occupational therapy continuing education courses, please contact us.

 

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