DescriptionASI WISE/CLASI Module 2* introduces the learner to information on direct and indirect assessments including the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT) through http://www.wpspublish.org and the Evaluation in Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI) (Mailloux, Parham & Smith Roley, 2016, in process). This price includes live online ASI WISE mentoring in dedicated Assessment modules tutor peer groups while students undertake their case study Module 2 is a set of 20 lessons aimed at introducing and orienting the learner to the scope of comprehensive assessment in ASI, including specific methods for assessing core sensory integrative functions and planning intervention when applying the ASI framework. Learners are introduced to information on direct and indirect assessments, including the Evaluation in Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI) and the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT) through www.wpspublish.com. *ASI WISE is working with world leaders in Ayres Sensory Integration; Susanne Smith Roley and Zoe Mailloux of CLASI to develop a range of courses to meet the learning needs of UK and Ireland therapists.
Module 2 is a set of 20 lessons aimed at introducing and orienting the learner to the scope of comprehensive assessment in ASI, including specific methods for assessing core sensory integrative functions and planning intervention when applying the ASI framework. Learners are introduced to information on direct and indirect assessments, including the Evaluation in Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI) (Mailloux, Parham & Smith Roley, 2016, in process) and the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT) through www.wpspublish.com.
WHO CAN TAKE THIS COURSE
Module 2 is open to healthcare professionals with at least a bachelor level equivalent college/university degree in occupational therapy, speech pathology, physical therapy, psychology, or medicine. Module 2 is a prerequisite to Module 3.
After the course, participants will be able to:
Describe an assessment plan for a client
Describe the evaluations appropriate to assess ASI constructs in all areas
Analyze the psychometric strength of the evaluations
Reliably administer the EASI, SIPT, and SPM
Understand the constructs tested by sensory related measures
Design clinical observations of sensory integration constructs when standardized measures are not possible
Demonstrate competence in the application of clinical observations based on ASI
Identify whether an evaluation report meets the standard for structural elements on ASI Intervention Fidelity Measure
REQUIREMENTS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Click here to view requirements and assignments for each CLASI module and the full CLASI Certificate in ASI program.
To receive the final certificate, learners must document the completion of a comprehensive assessment of sensory integration with at least two typically developing children and one child who has been identified as having concerns. Due to the accessibility of the EASI in terms of cost, age range, and international applicability, the main assignments of the program will be geared toward these newly developed tests. A checklist of items needed for learning, practicing, administering, and scoring the EASI will be provided in the resources section of CLASI’s assessment Modules (Modules 2 & 3). The estimated total cost for the EASI items is $200-$300.
Participants in the CLASI CASI who have access to SIPT materials and who wish to test children on the SIPT as part of the case requirements may do so. Therapists will be guided through the interpretation process with the tests they apply and through cases provided in the modules.
Zoe Mailloux, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Zoe is a founding partner, alongside Susanne Smith Roley, of the Collaborative for Leadership in Ayres Sensory Integration (CLASI). She has participated in test development and clinical research related to sensory integrative dysfunction and autism and she was a research assistant to Dr. A. Jean Ayres from 1978 to 1984 during which time she was involved in many clinical and research projects with Dr. Ayres. Zoe has more than 30 years of experience in non-profit management and she is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, Jefferson School of Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University. She is also in private practice and consults on a variety of projects including program and professional development. Zoe has published numerous journal articles and textbook chapters and has received a number of professional awards, including being named a fellow of AOTA in 1993. She also received an award of excellence from the Autism Research Foundation, the Wilma West Lectureship at the University of Southern California and the A. Jean Ayres Award and the Virginia Scardina Award of Excellence from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. Zoe is interested in innovative practice that will enhance life satisfaction in new and effective ways for children and their families.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS
Module 2 will provide 30 hours of training including the assignments. CLASI is an approved provider of continuing education units (CEU) by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The following AOTA CE Classification Code applies to M2: Occupational Therapy Practice.
ASYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FORMAT
Register for the online module and start the lessons immediately. The convenient program allows you to work through the lessons at your own pace.
The online platform guides you through the lessons, supplemental videos and assignments. The user-friendly system allows you to create your own account to manage all of your CLASI modules. You must have internet access that allows streaming to complete the lessons and must use an approved web browser. We recommend Safari, Microsoft Edge, or Firefox. Google Chrome and Internet Explorer are not supported. Online lessons are available for one year from the date of purchase, allowing you to return to the content to review and refine your understanding.
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