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O.C.C.U.I.T.Y Seminar: Racism is a Public Health Crisis: What Does this Mean for Occupational Therapy?
Thursday, September 09, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
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O.C.C.U.I.T.Y Seminar: Racism is a Public Health Crisis: What Does this Mean for Occupational Therapy?

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Register for the September 9th O.C.C.U.I.T.Y Seminar here.

Host: 

  • GOTA's O.C.C.U.I.T.Y (Occupational Therapy Community Coalition for Equality, Inclusion, & Diversity

Topic: 

  • Racism is a Public Health Crisis: What Does This Mean for Occupational Therapy?

Time: 

  • 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Platform:

  • Zoom

Cost:

  • Free for GOTA members 

Continuing Education Credits:

  • 2 Contact Hours 

Speakers:

  • Dr. Cynthia (Cindy) Clough, Ph.D, OT/L

Objectives: 

  • This session will offer participants an opportunity to explore the extent and nature of racial disparities that exist in health outcomes. Participants will engage in discussion about the impact of racism on public health indicators such as infant mortality, maternal health, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, lead-poisoning, and COVID-19. The role of occupational therapists in recognizing and interrupting racism as well as developing an anti-racism disposition as a citizen and in practice will be explored.

 

Those who register will receive the Zoom link to attend.