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Occupational Therapist

Portsmouth, NH
March 20, 2020

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Janine Holder

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University of New Hampshire Durham, NH Sept. 2017 – Dec. 2019

Master of Science Occupational Therapy

Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, MA Sept. 2013- May 2016

Bachelor of Science Adaptive Physical Education

Honors: Summa Cum Laude, GPA: 3.9

Clinical Experience

Level 2B Fieldwork Experience Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA Student Apr. 2019 – June 2019

Provide evaluation, intervention, education, and discharge planning for patients in an acute care setting, establish measurable goals, manage a caseload of 7 patients, review physician referrals and patient medical records to determine best course of treatment, facilitate ADLs and assist patients with functional mobility, complete documentation according to departmental requirements, and consult with direct-care staff

Level 2A Fieldwork Experience Methuen, MA Public Schools Student Jan. 2019 – Mar. 2019

Consult, screen, and evaluate students in pre-school to 8th grade with potential motor and sensory deficits, assist in IEP goal development for students, participate and present in evaluation meetings with parents and professionals, design and implement occupational interventions for students, collaborate with physical therapists and speech therapists during co-treatments sessions, adapt and modify school environment to meet individual student needs, and document treatment sessions

Level 1 Fieldwork Experience Beth Israel Hospital, Needham, MA Student Clinician Jan. 2018 – Jan. 2018

Shadow occupational therapist at hand therapy clinic, implement Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand assessment, review documentation written by therapist, utilize splint fabrication materials, interact with physical therapists, social workers, and patients at clinic, assist in therapy intervention planning, and maintain patient confidentiality

Community Programming at Krempels Center Student Intern Jan. 2018- May 2018

Create and implement occupation- based interventions in a community setting of 8-15 individuals impacted by an acquired brain injury, develop short-term and long-term goals with members, utilize intervention approaches that address occupational goals of group members, and employ evidence-based research in development of group plan protocols

Research and Course Projects

Caregivers Perspective on Socially Assistive Robots Fall 2019

Examine how Social Assistive Robots (SAR) can impact the quality of life while decreasing the burden of care among caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementia

Related Experience

Primary Care Behavioral Health Grant Recipient University of New Hampshire Jul. 2019 – Dec. 2019

Lead group interventions with individuals with Substance-Use Disorders, identify and assess clients behavioral health needs, facilitate development of skills for independent and sober living, teach and support active use of coping strategies, identify and implement healthy habits and routines, present at NHOTA annual conference regarding interventions to address addiction and recovery, increase awareness of community-based resources, and develop sustainable initiative to create connection with local food pantry

Graduate Teaching Assistant University of New Hampshire Jan. 2018 – May 2018

Instruct weekly lab course regarding the impact of stress on the brain with 25 students, communicate with undergraduate students via email and online forum, discuss expectations of course with instructor weekly, meet with additional lab instructors to ensure lab material was properly covered, and review and grade written work submitted by students enrolled in course

Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital Framingham, MA Rehab Therapy Technician Aug. 2016 - Aug. 2018

Prepare patients for treatment by transferring, positioning, dressing and removing external supports, assist therapists in preparing tools and treatment area for patient care, help therapists with procedures designed to improve the patient’s functioning capability, support patients through ambulation to stop injuries and help therapists for the period of group activities by providing prearranged activities for patients

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