Aging in Place as Long as it Makes Sense

Thursday July 19th 
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Accessible Systems Adapted Show Home

Free for OTAC members, $20.00 for non members 

2 contact hours 


The baby boomers began turning 65 in 2011 and are now driving growth at the older ages of the population, estimating more than 20% will be 65 by 2029.  This course is designed to provide practitioners with strategies of how to effectively determine when aging in place does not make sense.  Review the fundamentals of the aging population challenges including objectively measuring long term care options, healthcare costs related to falls, aging in place through healthcare and accessible equipment at home.  Through an interactive adapted home environment, course participants will identify characteristics of safely aging in place and practical tips to incorporate these skills in their own practice.   

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Talk Like a Shrink


Thursday August 9th
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location: Denver Health
$10 for OTAC members, $20 for non-members
*Networking to follow: Meet at 6th & Broadway for dinner and drinks on own.
Parking info: Denver Health Parking
600 Delaware parking garage is designated parking. 
PARK ON THE 3rd AND 4th FLOORS (rooftop)


Building Working Alliances and Practitioner Resiliency. This informative presentation will  give the OT Clinician insight on  dialogue  between psychiatrist and client. What things may be discussed during the interview process. Obtain a more in depth understanding of the information gathering process for mental health. 

About the speaker: Dr. Abraham M. Nussbaum is the Chief Education Officer of Denver Health. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. His clinical practice is on Denver Health’s adult inpatient psychiatry units. At present, he directs Denver Health’s health professional education programs, including dentistry, medical, midwifery, nursing, paramedic, pharmacy, public health, and psychology education. As a faculty member at the University of Colorado, Dr. Nussbaum teaches courses for medical students and psychiatry residents. One of his courses, on the psychiatric interview and diagnosis, became the foundation for his textbooks, The Pocket Guide to the DSM-5 Diagnostic Exam, the DSM-5 Pocket Guide for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, and the DSM-5 Pocket Guide for Elder Mental Health. He serves as a member of the editorial board of the American Psychiatric Association’s publishing division. He recently published a memoir, The Finest Traditions of My Calling: One Physician’s Search for the Renewal of Medicine, with Yale University Press. He speaks often across the nation on the care of persons with mental illness and the renewal of medical practice.

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Directions to Talk Like a Shrink:
1. Presentation will be in the basement of Pavilion C in the Sabin Classroom.
2. There is an information desk on main floor of Pavilion C if you have any questions.