Project Re-envision: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Home Modifications

Instructor

Linda Struckmeyer

Linda Struckmeyer PhD, OTR/L

Clinical Assistant Professor & Doctoral Capstone Coordinator

Linda R. Struckmeyer, PhD, OTR/L is clinical assistant professor and doctoral capstone coordinator in the Occupational Therapy Department, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida. Dr. Struckmeyer has over 30 years of clinical occupational therapy practice working with individuals across the life span in a wide variety of settings. As an educator, Dr. Struckmeyer coordinates the doctoral capstone experience and projects and teaches Occupation Based Practice: Participation and Health courses in both adults and children and youth. . Dr. Struckmeyer has research experience as an interventionist on a study with Veterans with dementia in their homes and as PI on examining the validity and reliability of a home environmental assessment for persons with dementia and their caregivers. As a result of her expertise working with clients in the home she was invited to serve as a co-principal investigator on HUD project Re-envision. She has also published and presented on these topics.

In this course, the presenter discusses an interdisciplinary approach to home modifications research.

Target Audience

This course is well-suited for occupational therapists as well as other professionals interested in home modifications, interdisciplinary research, or virtual reality testing.

Educational Level

Intermediate: Information is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of rehabilitation and service delivery. Focus is on a basic understanding and application of the subject matter.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the flow of a research process for home modifications.
  • Identify how research can inform practice in the area of home modifications.
  • Demonstrate the benefit of a cross-disciplinary team approach.

Completion Requirements

1 Contact Hour for State of Florida Occupational Therapy practitioners will be awarded upon a successful completion of a multiple choice post-test. Participants will be able to print a certificate of completion after completing a short course evaluation in addition to the post-test.

Disclosure Statement

Funding: US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Instructional Methods

One (1) hour course during which the learner will view a streaming video presentation, reference PowerPoint® slides, and take a multiple choice post-test.

Contact

UF OT Continuing Education at OTContinuingEd@phhp.ufl.edu with special needs requests, questions, or concerns.