Course Learning Objectives

Target Audience: Occupational Therapy Practitioners

  • Manage Challenging Behaviors

    Learn to anticipate, identify, prepare for, and manage potential challenging interviews behaviors.

  • Improve Interview Skills

    Identify and understand key considerations for the task of driving & community mobility in order to improve interviewing skills.

  • Apply Interview Techniques

    Given a client scenario, select & practice the most appropriate interview techniques to evaluate a client's fitness to drive.

Course Description

Take your interviewing skills to the next level! Experienced clinicians know the value of a quality clinical interview. This course guides clinicians to apply current interview skills to future evaluations focused on driving and community mobility. This fast-paced course is full of helpful tips for the occupational therapy practitioner. Join us as we explore the art of the clinical interview, how to manage challenging behaviors common during interviews focused on driving and learn how to maximize the interview to develop rapport and the client’s occupational profile. Enjoy a variety of learning activities from videos, to discussion boards, case studies, and more. Take this course as part of the In the Clinic Curriculum Bundle or on it’s on. This course is taught by two occupational therapy practitioners, both with advanced training and experience in the field of driver rehabilitation.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Key Concepts: Course Handouts, Resources, & References

    • Welcome

    • Course Handout: Key Points

    • Course References & Resources

  • 2

    Module Introduction

    • Reviewing the Clinical Interview (M4 MI A1)

  • 3

    Lesson 1: The Art of the Clinical Interview

    • Clinical Observations During the Client Interview (M4 L1 A1)

    • Improving Clinical Interview Skills (M4 L1 A2)

  • 4

    Lesson 2: Managing Interview Challenges

    • Preparing for Challenging Interviews (M4 L2 A1)

    • Preparing for Challenging Interviews (M4 L2 A2)

  • 5

    Module Summary

    • Summarizing the Clinical Interview (M4 MS A1)

    • Preparing for the Clinical Interview (M4 MS A2)

    • Preparing for the Clinical Interview (M4 MS A2 Part 2)

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AOTA Approved Provider #6874

Adaptive Mobility Services, LLC. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

  • Presenter & Author: Susan Touchinsky, OTR/L, SCDCM, CDRS, Wendy Starnes, OTR/L, SCDCM, DRS

  • AOTA CEUs/Contact Hours: 0.10 CEU/1.0 contact hours

  • Online publication: 1.2019

  • Date & Location: ongoing, online

  • Level of learning/education level: introductory

  • Prerequisites: none

  • Instructional Method: online course, independent learning

  • AOTA Classification Codes: OT Process (evaluation) & Domain of OT (client factors, performance skills)

  • Course Completion Requirements: Learner will review full presentation, handout, & complete post exam and AOTA APP provider survey.

  • CE Provider & Contact: Adaptive Mobility Services, CE Administrator:

We are committed to you!

Adaptive Mobility Services is committed to providing high quality, evidence based, education infused with practical experience, real & hypothetical case studies, a range of learning opportunities. It is our goal to help you reach your goals. Whether you are an OT looking to expand your practice in the clinic or ready to become a driver rehab specialist in the car, we are here to help! If you have any questions, comments, or would just like to say hello, email us!

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