Course Developers:

  • Maude Le Roux, OTR/L, SIPT, DIR Expert Trainer
  • JoAnn Kennedy, OTD, MS, OTR/L
  • Tina Champagne, OT, OTD, FAOTA
  • Sarah Gayle Schoenbaum, MA/OTR
  • Lara Taggart, Ed.D, OTR/L

Prerequisites: Level 1 and Level 2 of the OT Training in Attachment and Trauma Series are prerequisites to this course.


Join us in small group workshops on theory and the deeper impact of trauma and attachment in children.

The Level 3: Occupational Therapy – Attachment and Trauma in Practice training series engages small groups focused on theory, the deeper impact of trauma and attachment, and participant case studies. This course will:

  • Define and discuss different aspects regarding resilience, empathy, and the shame / blame continuum.
  • Present clinical questions of own case material to extend and expand clinical reasoning.
  • Describe the different components of a team approach considering the scope of practice as occupational therapists.
  • State key components of assessment according to current setting and work environment.
  • Derive increased clinical understanding of their own case study as well as from the other cases presented.
  • Create a clear, sequential picture from background, through assessment and intervention to support the clinical process of increased function in clients.
  • List multiple intervention ideas from clinical case discussions to support their continued work.
  • Explore multiple resources that will be shared during clinical case discussions.
  • Create shared meaning among the OT community to support ongoing practice, mentoring to others and improve the quality of their work life experiences.

Domain of OT: Occupations: Activities of Daily Living | Performance Patterns: Group or Population

Occupational Therapy Process: Approaches to intervention: Establish, restore | Outcomes: Occupational Performance


  • 10-Session Program
  • 20 CE credits provided through CIAO Seminars (TM)
  • Instructor-led, online course

Who Should Attend

  • Occupational Therapists
  • OT Assistants
  • Others in pediatrics and family care




10 Sessions, Live Virtual Zoom

September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 10, 15, 22, 24, 29, November 5 | 6am – 8am US CT