You Can't Spell Obesity Without O and T: Occupational Therapy in the Treatment of Childhood Obesity

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Objectives of Presentation:

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will...

1. Describe the necessity for addressing the occupational performance needs in children with obesity.

2. Identify strengths and limitations based on the evidence of interventions within OT practice to enhance the occupational performance of children with obesity.

3. Apply new knowledge regarding two family-based interventions for children with obesity as demonstrated through active participant reflection and discussion about clinical practice.

PICO: What interventions in the scope of occupational therapy [OT] practice (I) improve occupational performance (O) for children with obesity (P)?

Note: Full handout with references available at bottom of page.

Presentation: 41:35