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Executive Function Intervention in the Transition Aged Student

Presented by: 

Justin Lundstedt, OTR/L

Justin Lundstedt, OTR/L

Attend live on March 18, 2024 or watch on demand the next day

Course Description

This course offers a deep dive into occupational therapy interventions for teens and young adults in school settings, focusing on executive function difficulties. Participants will learn about identifying and assessing executive function challenges, and the practical application of evidence-based strategies tailored to this age group.

Emphasis is placed on collaborative approaches that integrate school, home, and community resources to support students' executive skills. Through a blend of theoretical understanding and case studies, the course equips practitioners with the tools to foster independence, academic success, and smoother transitions to adulthood for students with executive function deficits.

Learning Objectives

1. Learners will recognize how OT can be utilized in upper grades to promote all areas of need in the educational environment.

2. Learners will identify common assessments associated with executive function.

3. Learners will contrast the individuality of needs related to direct versus indirect treatment of students with executive function difficulties.

Contact Hours

This course is 1 hour in length. (0.1 AOTA CEUs)

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Register for this course and future courses inside the OT Schoolhouse Collaborative for as little as $120


0-5 minutes


5-30 minutes

Discussion of the difficulties of students with EF difficulties with those transitioning to secondary school or into the vocational community

15-25 minutes

The development of executive function interventions and understanding the direct versus indirect treatment for these age groups

25-40 minutes

Focused discussion on direct intervention and the need based on a student's ability to process information

40-50 minutes

Focused discussion on consultation or collaborative services that can be incorporated into OT's role to promote success

50-55 minutes

The need for ongoing awareness in the schools for professionals to understand both our worth and our differences in the way we provide functional interventions for our students.

55-60 minutes

Questions and Answers

Your Instructor

Justin Lundstedt, OTR/L

Justin Lundstedt, OTR/L

Justin Lundstedt is an occupational therapist with over 20 years of dedicated service. His career has predominantly been in the realm of special education, where he specialized in working with autistic students and those with developmental, emotional, or learning disabilities.

Over these years, his passion has grown in the area of executive function development, particularly for teens and young adults. This interest stemmed from observing the challenges faced by students with executive functioning deficits as they transition into adulthood.

Recently, he has expanded his reach through 'The Executive Function OT', an online platform designed to share his insights and expertise.
His latest endeavor, the 'Empowered Parent and Professional' membership, aims to educate and support key figures in the lives of students facing executive function difficulties, bridging the gap between therapy and everyday life.


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OTS Collab is an online community dedicated to providing school-based OT practitioners with highly valuable professional development and interactive support to implement learned strategies. In OTS Collab, we learn together, support and encourage one another,  and celebrate our achievements as a collective whole.  

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Instructional Methods

A combination of speaker presentation with a slide deck and both synchronous & asynchronous Q+A with the presenter.

Target Audience
& Educational Level

This is an Intermediate level course intended for occupational therapy practitioners working in school systems or with a goal to better understand occupational therapy in school systems

Course Completion Requirements

To receive a certificate for this course, you must watch the recorded course in its entirety. Then, you will need to take a learning assessment test and earn a score 75% or higher. If you pass, a certificate will be automatically generated and sent to your email.

Special Needs Requests

This course will include closed captioning and a transcript may be available upon request. You may also rewatch the course or sections of the course as needed. Additional accommodations may be requested by reaching out to us via email. 

Financial & Non-financial Disclosures

Speaker Disclosure

Presenter Disclosure:
Justin Lundstedt receives compensation for instructional activities based on his employee status as well as ownership status in the organization, Achieve Life OT & PT PLLC

Justin Lundstedt has conducted extensive research on executive function and his research findings may be discussed and integrated into the course materials.
Justin is a nationally board certified occupational therapist and a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, both of which have provided opportunities for networking and knowledge exchange in the field of executive function.

Content Disclosure:
This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

Sponsor Disclosure

The OTS Collaborative Community is a product of the OT Schoolhouse.

Content Disclosure

This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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AOTA-Approval for this Professional Development Opportunity is in progress.  

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Terms and Conditions


Schoolhouse Education, LLC will keep a record of your completed CE courses. When applicable, transcript services may include reporting to professional associations and/or state licensure boards. While Schoolhouse Education, LLC will make all reasonable efforts to offer CE credit for its courses, it is not responsible for state or national, or regulatory current policies or changes in CE requirements that may make courses ineligible for CE credits.

Participant Agreement

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Professional Development/Information Disclaimer

The material presented in this course is not intended to represent the only or the best methods appropriate for the occupational therapy and/or medical condition or professional development issues being discussed but rather is intended to present the opinions of the presenters, which may be helpful to other health care professionals at arriving at their own conclusions and consequent application. Attendees participating in this professional development education program do so with full knowledge that they waive any claim they may have against the A-Z School-Based OT Course, Schoolhouse Education, LLC, and OT School House and its staff or representatives for reliance on any information presented during these educational activities.

Waiver of Liability Agreement

I release Schoolhouse Education, LLC, OT Schoolhouse, and its staff, presenters, and any other individuals or entities associated with this course from any and all liability connected with my participation, as well as from any liability related to changes to the schedule, events or activities. I acknowledge and agree that I am participating on my own choice and assume all risk in connection thereof and that in the event that a need for emergency medical service arises, I authorize and consent to such services being provided at my own expense.

Cancelation & Refund Policy

In the event that Schoolhouse Education, LLC must cancel the event for any reason, participants will be offered a credit toward the rescheduled event. OT Schoolhouse Collaborative subscribers may cancel their subscription at any time. 

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