What Hinders Parent Engagement? & Effective Strategies to Overcome Barriers

Presented By: Stephanie Wagers OTD/OTR/L

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Presenter Biography:

Stephanie is an occupational therapist with 25 years of experience in pediatrics. She has worked across all pediatric settings, spending the last 17 years in the outpatient setting. She owns two outpatient pediatric practices offering OT/PT/ST. She mentors her team and offers regular training opportunities.

As a private practice owner, Stephanie has witnessed how parent engagement can impact therapists, kids, and even the parents themselves. She completed a doctoral capstone in the area of parent engagement and provides regular education to support improvements in parent engagement and child outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this webinar the learner will be able to:

    1. Define parent engagement in context of the therapeutic setting.
    2. Identify key barriers to parent/caregiver engagement.
    3. Identify strategies to promote parent/caregiver engagement.
    4. Learn how to develop a home exercise program that fosters parent engagement.

Intended Audience: OTs/OTA, PTs/PTA, All pediatric health care professionals, Informative for Parents

Presentation Length: 45 Minutes

Certificate: Included.