New Hampshire
Occupational Therapy Association

Behavioral Activation: Lessons for Occupational Therapy

  • 13 Feb 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Concord Hospital, Concord, NH


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Topic: Behavioral Activation: Lessons for Occupational Therapy

Continuing Education: 0.2 CEUs / 2 Contact Hours / 

2 Clock Hours / 2 PDUs *

*In accordance with NBCOT and AOTA guidelines, the NHOTA is now providing conversions for all possible ways to log continuing education credits.

Day/Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: Concord Hospital (Mutual Conference Room - 3rd Floor), Concord, NH 

Cost: Members - $20

          Non-Members - $35

          Students - $5 (Please bring your student ID)

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Presenter: Kathleen Lyons, ScD, OTR/L

Presenter Bio: 

Kathleen Lyons, ScD, OTR/L is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College and a Scientist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire. She is an investigator member of the Cancer Control Program of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Lyons became an occupational therapist in 1993 and received her Doctor of Science degree in Therapeutic Studies from Boston University in 2003. Since graduating, she has worked on an interdisciplinary research team conducting studies in the areas of cancer rehabilitation, psycho-oncology, and palliative care. Dr. Lyons uses both qualitative and quantitative methodology to explore and improve the occupational performance and quality of life of adult cancer survivors. She is the Co-Chair of the Research and Outcomes Task Force of the Cancer Rehabilitation Networking Group of the American Congress of Rehabilitation and she recently completed a five-year career development award from the American Cancer Society.


1. Identify the three steps of activity scheduling and articulate how you could apply them in any practice setting.

2. Identify three psychosocial challenges people can face during hospitalization (for physical or mental illness) and the logical responses suggested by a Behavioral Activation approach.

3. Identify the commonalities and discrepancies of using a Behavioral Activation approach in a behavioral health setting versus a setting focused on physical rehabilitation.

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Office: 1 Simons Lane, Suite 2, Newmarket, NH 03857
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