Next Steps Behavioral Centers is excited for its March Monthly Speaker, Caitlin Underwood, MS, OTR/L!
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Next Steps Behavioral Centers, 9351 W Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23294
About the Speaker, Caitlin Underwood, MS, OTR/L
Caitlin grew up in the Shenandoah Valley as one of 7 siblings. Her mother and older sister are both special education teachers and two of her younger brothers received OT as young children for different challenges. Caitlin was inspired by her upbringing and her family and went on to earn a Bachelors degree in Pre-Occupational Therapy from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. She came to Richmond to complete her Masters in Occupational Therapy at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Caitlin is a NBCOT-certified, registered occupational therapist with experience across the lifespan, though her passion is for the younger population. In the pediatric world, Caitlin has experience working with children with a variety of diagnoses. Caitlin is also experienced in Feeding Therapy and has treated children with severe sensory aversions, extreme selectivity, and food refusal following a choking incident (pseudodysphagia). She is certified in the Sequential Order Sensory Approach to Feeding (SOS), Talk Tools Sensory Motor Approach to Feeding, and Food Chaining.
If you are interested in attending this free event, please email Cindy Ackermann at firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than March 22, 2019.