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Abilities Care Approach AC Levels and Modes and Workshop – Upland CA
June 15 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Registration begins promptly at 8:30am
Understanding and Applying the Allen Cognitive Levels and Modes 9:00am-12:00pm
Earn .3 CEUs/3 CCUs – Course intended for OT, OTA and SLP
Participants will gain a broad overview of the Cognitive Disabilities Model and the application of Allen’s levels and modes to the treatment of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other Major Neurocognitive Disorders. Participants will learn about patients’ abilities at each level and mode, with an emphasis on remaining cognitive abilities, communication patterns and behavioral responses. Participants will utilize clinical reasoning to predict expected patient performance in key areas of function based on the Cognitive Disabilities Model. Participants will have the opportunity to practice key elements of documentation that reflect the skilled clinical reasoning used when adapting task demands based on the Allen cognitive levels and modes.
Abilities Care Approach Assessment Workshop – 1:00pm-4:00pm
Earn .3 CEUs/3 CCUs – Course Intended for OT, OTA, and SLP
Participants will gain a broad overview of the Abilities Care Approach and the use of the Allen Cognitive Battery for the assessment of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other Major Neurocognitive Disorders. Participants will learn to administer and score the LACLS-5, the ADM, and the RTI-E and will participate in a skills lab to practice administration and scoring of these assessments. Participants will learn to develop a comprehensive occupational profile as a critical element of the assessment process. Participants will consider key assessment strategies for identifying the impact of the social and physical environment and context on performance and participation
Instructor: Gina Tucker-Roghi, OTD, OTR/L, and Elyse Matson, MS, CCC-SLP