Certificate in Ayres Sensory Integration (CASI) - Module 2 Information
COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT IN ASI
Module 2 is a set of 20 lessons aimed at introducing and orienting the learner to the scope of comprehensive assessment in ASI, including specific methods for assessing core sensory integrative functions and planning intervention when applying the ASI framework. Learners are introduced to information on direct and indirect assessments, including the Evaluation in Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI) (Mailloux, Parham & Smith Roley, 2016, in process) and the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT) through
Register for the online module and start the lessons once you receive enrollment details. The convenient program allows you to work through the lessons at your own pace.
WHO CAN TAKE THIS COURSE
Module 2 is open to healthcare professionals with at least a bachelor level equivalent college/university degree in occupational therapy, speech pathology, physical therapy, psychology, or medicine. Module 2 is a prerequisite to Module 3.
After the course, participants will be able to:
Determine an assessment plan for a client
Determine the evaluations appropriate to assess ASI constructs in all areas
Analyze the psychometric strength of the evaluations
Reliably administer the EASI, SIPT, and SPM
Understand the constructs tested by sensory related measures
Design clinical observations of sensory integration constructs when standardized measures are not possible
Demonstrate competence in the application of clinical observations based on ASI
Identify whether an evaluation report meets the standard for structural elements on ASI Intervention Fidelity Measure
Zoe Mailloux, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA is a founding partner, alongside Susanne Smith Roley, of the Collaborative for Leadership in Ayres Sensory Integration (CLASI). She has participated in test development and clinical research related to sensory integrative dysfunction and autism and she was a research assistant to Dr. A. Jean Ayres from 1978 to 1984 during which time she was involved in many clinical and research projects with Dr. Ayres. Zoe has more than 30 years of experience in non-profit management and she is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, Jefferson School of Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University. She is also in private practice and consults on a variety of projects including program and professional development. Zoe has published numerous journal articles and textbook chapters and has received a number of professional awards, including being named a fellow of AOTA in 1993. She also received an award of excellence from the Autism Research Foundation, the Wilma West Lectureship at the University of Southern California and the A. Jean Ayres Award and the Virginia Scardina Award of Excellence from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. Zoe is interested in innovative practice that will enhance life satisfaction in new and effective ways for children and their families.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS
Module 2 will provide 30 hours of training including the assignments. CLASI is an approved provider of continuing education units (CEU) by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
The online platform guides you through the lessons, supplemental videos and assignments. The user-friendly system allows you to create your own account to manage all of your modules. You must have internet access that allows streaming to complete the lessons. Online lessons are available for one year from the date of purchase, allowing you to return to the content to review and refine your understanding.