New Hampshire
Occupational Therapy Association

Conquering Behaviors From Within

  • 22 Jun 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Concord Hospital Conference Room, 250 Pleasant St, Concord, NH


Topic:  Conquering Behaviors From Within

CEUs: 2

Day/Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Time: 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Online registration is now closed, walk-ins welcome!

Venue: Concord Hospital, Conference Room Mutual NH

250 Pleasant St, Concord, NH

Cost: Members - $10

          Soon-to-be members - $20

          Students - Free

Presenter: Holly St. Onge, Occupational 

Therapy Student


Holly is a student at the University of New Hampshire in the Masters of Occupational Therapy Program. She received her bachelors of science in Occupational Therapy from the University of New Hampshire in May of 2016. She also completed a minor in Equine Science and received certification as a Therapeutic Horseback Riding Instructor through the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship. While completing her undergraduate course work, she worked at the Child Study and Development Center, where she worked with teachers and students in the classroom environment. Holly has also worked as a personal care attendant for several people, assisting them with completing their activities of daily living. Her first level I fieldwork experience was in a skilled nursing facility. Her second level I fieldwork experience was at the Krempels Center in Portsmouth, running groups for people in the community that have experienced a brain injury. Her first level II fieldwork experience was at an outpatient pediatric clinic. She is now completing her second level II at Concord Hospital in the Behavioral Health Unit. She will be graduating with her Master's of Science in Occupational Therapy in December of 2017. 


  1. Participants will identify the stages of behavioral change involved with terminating negative behaviors that contribute to the challenges of mental illness. 
  2. Participants will identify 6 motivational strategies that can be used in treatment sessions to improve motivation in patients trying to change negative behaviors. 
  3. Participate in an activity that will demonstrate the way in which the stages of change can be implemented into treatment sessions for people with mental illness. 

New Hampshire Occupational Therapy Association   

Office: 1 Simons Lane, Suite 2, Newmarket, NH 03857
Mail: P.O. Box 842, Durham, NH 03824 
Phone: (603) 868-7475

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