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7/17/24 - SIS In-Person and Virtual Event - Social Occupational Therapy and Practice
Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM EDT
Category: Events

Title: Social Occupational Therapy and Practice: Conversations on the Evolving Role of OT to Address Social Issues 


Members - FREE

Non-Members - $20


Date and Time: Wednesday, July 17  at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Location: Quinnipiac University, North Haven Campus, 370 Bassett Road, North Haven, Connecticut 06473


Virtual Via Zoom (Please be sure to display your registration name to receive CEUs.)


Link to Webinar will be included in your registration confirmation email


Please note - These sessions are not recorded for future viewing.




Number of Contact Hours: 0.5


Facilitator and Speaker:  

Speaker: Ana Paula Serrata Malfitano, MSc, PhD


Bio/Background of the Speakers:

Ana Malfitano is an Associate Professor in the Occupational Therapy Department and the Post-graduate Program in Occupational Therapy at the Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil. Ana was involved in the creation of the Master in Occupational Therapy (started in 2010), and PhD in Occupational Therapy (started in 2015), the first one in Latin America. She teaches in undergraduate and postgraduate occupational therapy courses, including the supervision of Masters and PhD students. She is Editor-in-chief of the Brazilian Journal of Occupational Therapy. Ana’s career is focused on Social Occupational Therapy, which has been developed in Brazil, to deal with various inequities and social injustices. Ana is part of the Metuia Network, a Brazilian inter-institutional group, which develops teaching, research and community-university partnership in social occupational therapy. Her research focuses are on Social Occupational Therapy, Social Policies, Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy, Community, Youth, Citizenship, and Excluded Groups. She is co-author of the book Social Occupational Therapy: Theoretical and Practical Designs (2021).


Mastery of group objectives is orally assessed.

Learning Objectives Attendees Should Achieve:

By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  1. By the end of this session, participants will be able to identify occupational Therapy’s role related to social issues.


Summary of Event:

Please join us for a stimulating and thought-provoking education session and discussion with this author and OT leader.


This event is sponsored by Connecticut occupational therapy practitioners. ConnOTA is supporting this event by overseeing the award of CEUs for registered participants.