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Occupational Therapy

What role do occupational therapists play in the school setting?

  • Assess and determine students’ needs
  • Assist in IEP process
  • Collaborate with educational team
  • Provide services based on student needs; in the areas of fine motor, visual perceptual, motor coordination, functional written communication, sensory processing skills.
  • Skilled observations of students to determine modifications and/or strategies
  • Train and assist staff to implement strategies and techniques for improved functional independence
  • Develop adaptations and modifications for students in the educational environment

Change to Chill (CTC) free virtual mental well-being sessions for families, staff and educators most impacted by COVID-19

Feeling stressed by uncertainty and change? You’re not alone.

*all are welcom to participate no matter which county you live or work in; this is NOT Hennepin County specific.

Allina Health’s teen mental well-being initiative, Change to Chill (CTC), offering free virtual mental well-being sessions to teens and parents most impacted by COVID-19. Join us for free mental well-being sessions led by Community Leaders, Healers and Counselors. The 60-minute sessions will cover general topics like identifying stressors and coping with change, grief, and anxiety, with a particular focus on issues impacting teen mental health specific to their community.

One Session for Staff/Educators

  • Monday, November 9, 7PM CST via Zoom
    For ALL school staff, educators and community partners. Register here.

Four Sessions for Parents

  • Tuesday, November 10, 7PM CST via Zoom
    For ALL parents, caregivers and guardians of teens in Hennepin County. Register here.
  • Tuesday, November 17, 7PM CST via Zoom
    For parents, caregivers and guardians of Latinx teens in Hennepin County. Register here.
  • Tuesday, December 1, 7PM CST via Zoom
    For parents, caregivers and guardians of Native American teens in Hennepin County. Register here.
  • Tuesday, December 8, 7PM CST via Zoom
    For parents, caregivers and guardians of Black/African American teens in Hennepin County. Register here.

Five Sessions for Youth (age: 13 – 19 years)

  • Thursday, November 12, 7PM CST via Zoom
    For ALL teens in Hennepin County. Register here.
  • Thursday, November 19, 7PM CST via Zoom
    For Latinx teens in Hennepin County. Register here.
  • Thursday, December 3, 7PM CST via Zoom
    For Native American teens in Hennepin County. Register here.
  • Monday, December 7, 7PM CST via Zoom
    For LGBTQIA+ teens in Hennepin County. Register here.
  • Thursday, December 10, 7PM CST via Zoom
    For Black/African American teens in Hennepin County. Register here.

All sessions will be offered live through Zoom meetings. Visit Zoom Support for more information on how to use the Zoom platform.
Reserve a spot today by registering for free. You can learn more about this virtual series by visiting https://www.changetochill.org/hennepincounty/.
Thank you,
Change to Chill Team
 
Jamie Bachaus (she/her), MPH
Community Health Program Coordinator • Community Health Improvement
Community Benefit & Engagement • Allina Health
Phone: 612-262-1678 • Cell: 612-756-3605 • Fax: 612-262-4060• mailto:jamie.bachaus@allina.com
Mail Route 10111 • 2925 Chicago Avenue • Minneapolis, MN 55440-0043
 
Maria Null
Program Coordinator •  Community Benefit & Engagement  • Allina Health
Cell: (320) 828 -3135 Work Phone: (612) 262-4430  • maria.null@allina.com
Mail Route 10111 •  2925 Chicago Ave South •  Minneapolis, MN 55407

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