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Kristen Young B.Kin., M.Sc. OT., O.T. Reg.(Ont.)

Occupational Therapist


Language

English

Education & Certifications

  • College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO) Registration No. G1707928
  • Master of Science, Occupational Therapy, Queen’s University, 2009
  • Bachelor of Kinesiology with First Class Standing, Brock University, 2007
  • Assistive Devices Program (ADP) Authorizer for the following device types: Ambulation Aids, Seating, Wheelchairs (Manual), Wheelchairs (Power)

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)

Summary of Experience

Experience in providing community and clinical based occupational therapy consultation, assessment and treatment services to a variety of client populations including: individuals with acquired brain injuries, orthopaedic, neurologic, spinal cord and musculoskeletal injuries and mental health disorders in the home, acute-care, long-term care and community settings throughout Eastern Ontario.

Experience in conducting: functional cognitive assessments, in-home functional and safety assessments, assessment of attendant care needs, ergonomic worksite consultations and home discharge assessments and planning.

Retained as an expert witness for a trial at the Superior Court of Justice (2012).

Continuing Education

  • Cognitive Demands Analysis Certificate Program
  • Motion Composites: Maximizing Propulsion Efficiency
  • CBT Applications in Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy and Resiliency over Psychological Trauma
  • An Occupational Approach to Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference
  • Annual Spinal Cord Injury Conference
  • Concussion Management Workshop – Concussion Rehab Works
  • Ergonomics for Occupational Therapists: Conducting Back Injury Interventions in the Workplace
  • Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference
  • Brain Injury Association of Canada Annual Conference
  • Health Network (UHN) & Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
  • Annual Brain Injury Awareness Day
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification – Metriks Education Inc.
  • Pain Management Conference
  • Enabling Occupation through Universal Design and Home Modification
  • Toronto ABI Network Conference: Challenging the Challenges
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation: Education Series
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workshop: An Introduction
  • Understanding Brain Injury Workshop

 

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