Organizations I collaborate with:
Let’s Get Organized is a program to teach time-management skills to Starhill residents who have cognitive deficits. Developed by Suzanne White, Occupational Therapist, this project is also a pilot to begin the process of having Let’s Get Organized recognized as an evidence-based practice.
Collaborative Support Programs of NJ (CSPNJ)
Institute of Wellness and Recovery
"Managing Time Effectively to Create and Sustain Wellness and Recovery" Workshop at Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Institute of Wellness and Recovery Annual Wellness Conferences - 2011 & 2013.
Training and Technical Support
Special Projects in Supportive Housing
Training and technical support for living skills program
Co-developed and delivered training and technical support sessions
August 2011 to January 2012
The Johns Hopkins Medical Center
Broadway Center for Addiction
The Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Broadway Center for Addiction began to offer Let’s Get Organized, conducted by Caitlin Synovec, MS, OTR/L. Services include an initial interview to establish current areas of functioning and dysfunction, a cognitive screening and establishment functional goals.
The interventions will include group treatment using the Let’s Get Organized program and individual sessions for specific areas not addressed in the group program and follow-up to insure functional gains. Suzanne White, OTR/L the designer of theLet’s Get Organized program to insure fidelity and provide support, will supervise this new treatment approach.
New York City Health & Hospital Corporation
Bellevue Hospital Center
On July 17, 2014, Occupational Therapy Clinic of Bellevue Medical Center’s New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation was provided an in-service on the use of the Assessment of Time Management Skills (ATMS). The OT clinic was investigating why their clients have difficulty keeping their appointments and following through on clinic recommendations.
The in-service provided the OT staff with concepts related to time management and metacognitive skills, and how to administer the ATMS. Clinic staff began using the ATMS to evaluate these clients. Future in-services will interpret the ATMS and consider adaptive devices and environmental modifications as needed for this client population to aid in successful time management behaviors.