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Past Courses

Fall 2019 OH-KY Consortium Annual Workshop

Dual Roles in Assessment and Mentoring in Physical Therapy: A Contemporary View

Title: Dual Roles in Assessment and Mentoring in Physical Therapy: A Contemporary View


Course Description: Clinical educators face numerous challenges and must manage multiple responsibilities while striving to effectively mentor physical therapy students in busy and complex healthcare environments. The purpose of this course is to discuss the dual role that clinical instructors undertake balancing critical assessment with supportive mentoring of students. 


Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Define student readiness from multiple perspectives.

  2. Explore various formal and informal assessment tools to develop strategies and processes for clinical education.

  3. Implement strategies to increase efficiency in mentoring students while balancing the multiple demands of clinical practice.  

  4. Demonstrate an awareness of the growing concern for the mental health and overall well-being of students.

  5. Recognize potential signs of student performance issues due to stress, anxiety, and emotional challenges.

  6. Develop strategies and a supportive approach to mentoring that fosters emotional resilience in all students during clinical education.  

  7. Generate ideas for the development of a mentor training program at one’s own clinical site.  



Amy Both, PT, DPT, MHS - Assistant Professor & DCE at The University of Toledo.

Cara Berg-Carramusa, PT, EdD, MSPT, GCS - Associate Professor & DCE at Youngstown State University.

Allison Durham, PT, DPT, RN - Assistant Professor & DCE (Traditional DPT program) at The University of Findlay.

Deborah George, PT PhD, MS - Associate Professor & DCE (Bridge DPT program) at The University of Findlay.

Zachary Hughes, PT, DPT - Lead physical therapist at EncompassCare and a lab assistant at The University of Findlay.

Alexia Lairson, PT, DPT - Assistant Professor & part of the clinical education team at Walsh University.

Melissa Lippincott, PT - SCCE for Summa Health System.

Karoline Lubbeck, PT, DPT - SCCE at Cleveland Clinic Foundation Main Campus inpatient PT department.

Alison Matson, PT, NCS - SCCE at the University of Toledo Medical Center.

Christine McCallum, PT, PhD - Professor & DCE at Walsh University.

Karen McIntyre, PT, DPT - Associate Clinical Professor & DCE at Cleveland State University.

Karyn Westrick , MA, LPCC-S - licensed professional counselor and Director of Counseling Services at The University of Findlay.

Fall 2016 OH-KY Consortium Annual Workshop



              Cultivating the Clinical Education Team: Successful Strategies from the Clinic


Join other clinical educators to "mentor-through-networking". Participants will hear from CCCEs who will share their clinical education processes then they will have the opportunity to join in the discussion and share their perspectives and experiences.


Topics to be discussed include: (1) enhancing the clinic site's placement process, (2) facilitating CCCE↔CI communication and mentoring, and (3) developing learning strategies for the early learner.


For more information, including registration information, check out the course brochure attached in this {LINK}.










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