On The air
By Stephanie Lancaster
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Welcome to On The air, a podcast for individuals interested in learning about the profession of occupational therapy. Through interviews and dialogue on each episode of the show, we will explore topics, exchange ideas, become better informed, and gain a dose of inspiration as we talk about topics and ideas related to the field of OT.
||CleanConfluence & Occupational Adaptation (Episode 37)||Occupational therapist Lenin C. Grajo, PhD, EdM, OTR/L, talks about his work in the area of Occupational Adaptation, the role of OT in literacy, and his efforts to promote diversity and cultural competence in the occupational therapy profession. Dr...||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProfessional Growth in OT School and Beyond (Episode 36)||Debora Davidson, an occupational therapist whose career spans 4 decades as an OT practitioner, academic educator, and consultant, is the founder of a website called Authentic Occupational Therapy, Inc. She currently lives in a suburb of Chicago, IL...||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStarting a Non-Profit Organization (Episode 35)||Angela Box, an occupational therapist who works for the school district in Oxford, MS, runs a nonprofit organization called Oxford Special Needs Creations. On this episode, Angie shares about how she got the idea behind that organization, how she...||10/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen Things Just "Click" (Episode 34)||Occupational therapist Guili Krug is the founding program director and a professor in the Program in Occupational Therapy at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, TX. She has been an OT for 29 years and has worked across many practice...||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFull Circle (Episode 33)||Karen Frank Barney, an occupational therapist with over 50 years of experience in practice and higher education, is the guest on this episode entitled "Full Circle" because Dr. Barney was one of the OT educators who taught Stephanie Lancaster, the...||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeveloping as a Leader (Episode 32)||Alondra Ammon, an occupational therapist who entered the field of OT as a first-generation Salvadorean/Haitian American and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, talks about developing as a leader through activities in OT school and in the community, via...||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChallenging One's Mindset: Debriefing after WFOT Congress (Episode 31)||Jami Flick and Orli Weisser-Pike, occupational therapists who attended and presented at the World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT) Conference in Cape Town, South Africa in May 2018, share about their experiences leading up to and attending...||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDriving Rehab (Episode 30)||Occupational therapist and driving rehab specialist Susie Touchinsky talks about her role as an OT with a specialty certification in driving rehab. She shares about how she found out about OT (shout out to all the high school guidance counselors out...||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEngagement with the OT Community (Episode 29)||Jessica Kersey and Natalie Barnes, hosts of the Glass Half Full podcast, are the guests on this episode. Jess and Natalie talk about how engagement in the occupational therapy community helps to shape one's career through inspiration, education,...||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOccupation Centered Practice (Episode 28)||Occupational therapist Mandy Chamberlain shares about her passion for working with the older adult population and her work as the founder of SeniorsFlourish.com, host of the podcast Seniors Flourish, and as a mentor new grads and OT students through...||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSharing Resources (Episode 27)||London-based occupational therapist Tara Whiteford talks about her work as the co-founder and co-owner of Look Hear Australia, a free resource library for allied health professionals and families of children with unique educational and healthcare...||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrusting the Process (Episode 26)||Tamara Calhoun discusses the processes leading her into practice as an OT in acute care, to her decision to pursue a post-professional OTD, and to her research, which centers on increasing cultural competency among rehabilitation professionals in...||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDefensive Documentation (Episode 25)||Jill M. Steinburg is an attorney specializing in litigation in the field of medical malpractice, nursing home liability, product liability, and premises liability. She has over 30 years of experience in the field and through her work has gained...||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommunity-based Practice (Episode 24)||Nerida Hyett is an OT working as a lecturer in the OT program at La Trobe University Bendigo in Victoria, Australia. She has worked in community health, alcohol and drug services, youth mental health, and project management. Nerida's research is in...||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMore About Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Episode 23)||Amy Mooney, MS, OTR/L, our guest for Episode 22, is back to continue the discussion about Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, or "ME," through the lens of an OT practitioner and as a mother of a child with this condition. On this episode, Amy talks about the...||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUp Close with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) - Part 1 (Episode 22)||Amy Mooney, an occupational therapist and the mother of 3 school-aged children, talks about her family's journey with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. We discuss gaps in care and support sometimes experienced by individuals and families with chronic...||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFunctional Leadership (Episode 21)||David S. McGuire, who currently serves as the president of the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association, talks about his path into the field of occupational therapy as a second career. He shares about how he first found out of OT, why he decided to..||4/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOccupation-based Hand Therapy (Episode 20)||Debbie Amini is an occupational therapist with expertise in hand rehabilitation, splinting, occupation-based hand therapy and documentation, and OT education. On this episode, Debbie - who currently serves as the Director of Professional Development...||4/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Advocacy Bug (Episode 19)||Karen Sames, OTD, MBA, OTR/L, FAOTA, talks about a unique Level I fieldwork experience she had as an OT student, how she caught the "advocacy bug," and connecting the profession of OT with business, leadership, and advocacy know-how.||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMentorship & Aspirations (Episode 18)||Karen Jacobs is a clinical professor of occupational therapy and the program director of the distance education post-professional occupational therapy programs at Boston University. She has expertise in the development and instruction of on-line...||4/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHippotherapy (Episode 17)||Amanda Warren is an occupational therapist specializing in hippotherapy. Amanda has a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Belmont University and works with Southern Reigns Center for Equine Therapy, an organization established to serve individuals...||3/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDisability Justice & Adaptive Sports (Episode 16)||Danielle Lancelot Watson, MS, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist specializing in hand therapy. In the summer of 2011, while rock climbing in Colorado, Danielle fell and sustained a T6-level SCI. She went through several surgeries and an extensive...||3/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIngenuity & Partnership (Episode 15)||Occupational therapist Barb Heilman, MOT, OTR/L, and her daughter Becca Davidson, MBA, used their ingenuity and talents to address a need they identified, and then they partnered to launch a company called UnBuckle Me to sell the product they...||3/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCollaborating & Communication (Episode 14)||Jill Loftus, MS, OTR/L, shares about her path to becoming is a pediatric occupational therapist, parenting coach, educator, and author focused on enabling and empowering children and families. Jill's experience includes school-based practice, home...||2/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMotivational Interviewing (Episode 13)||Alexis Joelle, MS, OTR/L, talks about her work as an OT in acute care and in travel therapy, her experience in taking (and in re-taking) the NBCOT certification exam, working with OT students and practitioners to help them address challenges and...||2/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMentorship (Episode 12)||On this episode, Sarah Putt, MA, OTR/L , and I continue our conversation from Episode 11 as we talk about mentorship in the field of occupational therapy, including the process for and benefits of becoming a mentor, finding a mentor, transparency and...||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLearning as You Go (Episode 11)||Sarah Putt, MA, OTR/L, shares about her background and her path into OT and into private practice. She talks about learning the business side of things in OT, working abroad, interprofessional work and relationship building, medical missions, and...||1/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMental Health (Episode 10)||Karen Dobyns, OTD, MOT, OTR/L - also known as Miss Awesomeness - shares about how she got her nickname, the use of books as a therapeutic tool, her soon-to-be-released children's book, her work with the flow arts, and the importance of incorporating...||1/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNontraditional Practice (Episode 9)||On this episode, Lindsey Bean-Kampwerth, OTD, OTR/L, Director of Assistive Technology at Paraquad, and Aimee Wehmeier, Paraquad's President and CEO, talk about the mission and efforts of Paraquad, including the heath and wellness center, the Bloom...||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCourage & Perseverance (Episode 8)||On this episode, Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L, shares about his path into the field of OT, challenges and successes he has experienced in pursuing his aspirations as a leader in the field of OT, and his work in connecting with others on social media and as a..||12/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanImpostor Phenomenon (Episode 7)||On the episode, Kendal Booker, MS, OTR/L, talks about Impostor Phenomenon, including what it is, how it can impact performance, and what one can do to address challenges related to this experience.||11/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterprofessional Development (Episode 6)||On this episode of On the Air, Teresa Britt, MSN, RN, discusses the importance of interprofessional development, debriefing, and critical reflection in both simulation in healthcare education and in clinical practice.||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNon-Traditional Routes (Episode 5)||On this episode of On the Air, Orli Weisser-Pike, OTD, OTR/L, talks about the non-traditional routes she's taken in her career path and shares about her drive for creativity and her quest for lifelong learning.||10/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanServing the Underserved (Episode 4)||On this episode of On The Air, Jami Flick, MS, OTR/L, talks about capacity building in developing countries and in underserved populations and shares about her passion for public health and community-based practice.||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaking Meaningful Connections (Episode 3)||Miri Lee, OTR/L, OTD, is an occupational therapist and the founder of OTmiri.com, a website dedicated to helping OT students, recents graduates, and new practitioners through education, community and inspiration. On this episode, Miri shares about how..||9/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdvocacy and Innovation (Episode 2)||Catherine Hoyt, OTD, OTR/L, a pediatric occupational therapist and a founding member and Chair of the Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity (COTAD), talks about her clinical practice and research interests and her experiences and...||9/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChallenges and Accomplishments (Episode 1)||Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, shares about how she first learned about the profession of occupational therapy, her favorite thing about OT, challenges in the field and in her career, and her advice for those preparing to enter the field of OT.||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Love the podcast!
Such a great OT podcast focusing on all kinds of topics with great information!! Keep it up!
OT OT !
I am so happy for another OT podcast!! It makes my commute to work much more enjoyable and dare I say- productive!
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