Winter Friday Forum 2014 – Productive Occupations for the Well-Being of At-Risk Youth in San Francisco

POTAC and OTTP present

Productive Occupations for the Well-Being of At-Risk Youth in San Francisco

with Colleen Devine, MS, OTR/L, Katie Gordon, MS, OTR/L, Genevieve Cyrs, MS, OTR/L, Christine Haworth, MA, OTR/L, Cathy Nañez, MS, OTR/L, Nancy Jackson, MS, OTR/L,Natalie Pfeister Crittendon, MS, OTR/L, Diana Lin, MA, OTR/L, & Rita Chawla, M.Ed., OTR/L

Friday, February 28, 2014

Registration 12:30 PM
Presentation 1:00 – 4:00 PM


Department of Children, Youth & Families

Fox Plaza, 1390 Market Street, Suite 900, the Mint Room, San Francisco, CA 94102

Program Description

This session provides an overview of the Occupational Therapy Training Program of San Francisco (OTTP-SF), a non-profit program that has served at-risk youth ages 5–21 in San Francisco since 1999. Four of OTTP’s unique programs will be highlighted to review specific assessments and occupation-based interventions that are used to promote health and well-being of at-risk youth who experience multiple barriers and traumas. Continue reading

POTAC Spring Workshop 2010

POTAC and the Occupational Therapy Treatment Program (OTTP) present

The Role of the Occupational Therapist on an interdisciplinary Psychiatric Rehabilitation Team

presented by Karen Leigh, MS, OTR/L, CPRP

Friday, May 14, 2010
1:00 – 4:30 PM


425 Divisadero Street (between Oak & Fell Streets), Suite 300, San Francisco, 94117. (Free parking in OTTP lot.)


Mental health services have become increasingly rehabilitation and recovery oriented in the last several years. These changes can be seen in the way services are being provided in both private and public sectors. This workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about most recent core principles of psychiatric rehabilitation as promulgated by both the US Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The underlying relationship to theoretical models in occupational therapy will be highlighted through the use of extensive case examples and real-world scenarios from interdisciplinary situations. Continue reading