Instructor

  • Janet Watkiss

    MOT OTR/L

    Janet Watkiss

    Janet Watkiss is a full time pediatric occupational therapist in the Greater Pittsburgh PA area. She practices full time in Early Intervention/ Birth to three years old for the past 17 years. Janet has leadership roles in Reflective Supervision, Onboard training, and EI Coaching Coordinator. Supports colleagues through mentoring and consultation. Her prior work experience includes pediatric outpatient and inpatient OT services related to functional feeding disorders, sensory processing dysfunction, and complex medical and developmental delays within a team approach, and served as a OT consultant addressing specialized feeding concerns of post NICU infants and post multi-organ transplant patients at The Children’s Home and Lemieux Family Center’s Pediatric Speciality Hospital . Janet has extensive training and education in therapeutic feeding strategies, sensory processing disorders, and specialty certification in Infant Mental Health. She is a graduate of Chatham University with a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy ‘99 and has served as adjunct facility in Chatham University’s Occupational Therapy Program since 2015 to present. She is a member of AOTA, NBCOT, Zero to Three Organization, and charter member of PA Association of Infant Health. She resides in Western Pennsylvania. Her roles as spouse, parent, and grandparent are central. She enjoys traveling with her husband to visit family and new destinations.
  • Contact Information

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  • Audience

    This course provides introductory content and is intended for therapists working in EI.

  • Financial Disclosure

    The Instructor of this course is paid by Thrive Place, LP for work as an EI Trainer.

  • Cancellation and Refund Policy

    Students can cancel their enrollment in an online course within 48 hours of purchase and receive a full refund. After 48 hours, no refunds can be given.

  • Completion Certificates and Credits

    Students must complete all course activities, score a satisfactory grade on objective-aligned quizzes and submit surveys on a module to receive CEU credit hours. A certificate of completion will be awarded at the end of each successful . Successful completion of all courses in this bundle equals 12 hours of credit (1.2 CEUs). For more information on each module in this bundle, please click on listings above.

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