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Join us for our next MOTA Hot Topic: Mindfulness and Occupational Therapy

March 7, 2023 6pm – 7pm EST

Virtual Platform (Link for Zoom meeting will be sent after registration)
• Define mindfulness
• Identify 2-3 personalized ways to practice mindfulness
• Understand the benefits of mindfulness
• Discuss the application of mindfulness in adult patient care

Speaker Bio
Jennifer Butler received her bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Saint Louis University in 2001 and Masters in Occupational Science from Towson University in 2005.   Over the past 22 years, she has worked in a variety of settings as an OT, starting in a long-term acute care (LTAC), primarily working on the vent unit.  She then worked as an OT in a variety of settings including acute rehab, home health, SAR, CCRC’s, ALFs, and long-term care.  She has spent the last 9 years in acute care at a hospital in Annapolis, Maryland, where she completed the 16-month Leadership Academy Program as well as extensive mindfulness (MFN) training that lead her to obtain certifications in mindfulness, mental health first aide, and life coaching.  Since being certified in mindfulness in 2016, she proposed three bedside research studies, completed one formal research mindfulness study on burnout among the rehab staff in acute care.  She presented to the top 100 leaders in the hospital on using mindfulness as a leadership tool in their toolbox. 

This one hour webinar is approved for 1 CEU and is FREE to MOTA members and students. Non-members can attend for $15.00