Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Master of Occupational Therapy Program; Assistant Professor of Occupational TherapyContact
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Beverly Menninger, MA, OTR/L has her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Linfield College in McMinnville, OR, a graduate degree in Occupational Therapy from USC in Los Angeles, CA, a graduate degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix in Honolulu, HI campus. Bev has practiced as an occupational therapist for over 35 years across the lifespan in a variety of settings, including inpatient and outpatient healthcare settings, mental health facilities, skilled nursing facilities, home health care, pediatric clinics, and schools.
“REAP the Rewards: A Successful Level II Fieldwork for Supervisors and Students,” Co-author with Laurie Steen, OT Practice, Vol. 28, Issue 9, September 2023.
4/21/23 Co-presented Student-Run Community Camps as Level I Fieldwork: Faculty or Clinician-Led Experiences with Lauren Stone Kelly, OTD, OTR/L, AOTA Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO
October 2021 Presented “Doing Being & Becoming: Embracing Integrative & Complementary Approaches in Occupational Therapy Practice & Self-Care” (Updated) Illinois Occupational Therapy Association State Conference, Virtual
Menninger, B. & Frystak, K. ( 2016, April). “Collaborating with Eye Care Professionals: An Occupational Therapist’s Guide to Vision Screening and Referral", Short Course Presentation, AOTA National Conference, Chicago IL.
Menninger, B. (2007, November). “But You Look Just Fine: Mild Acquired Traumatic Brain Injury – An Occupational Therapy Approach to the Invisible Disability”, Session Presented at the Illinois Occupational Therapy Association State Conference, Naperville, IL.