Joanne graduated from Queen’s University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. Since graduation, she has worked as an Occupational Therapist providing a variety of rehabilitation services to clients. Joanne has extensive training in competing home assessments, functional evaluations for employees with injuries, complex seating and mobility assessments, developing and monitoring return to work programming, job site analyses and job matching. In 2006, she joined the team of professionals at Integrated Occupational Health Services (IOHS).
Continuing education includes assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS), a standardized assessment of homemaking and everyday living activities. She is certified to administer the Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP), a structured goal-oriented pain management program. She is also a Calibrated AMPS assessor, has Consultation/training with St. John’s seating clinic and complex seating and mobility assessment through “More Than Four Wheels”. Joanne is also completing various educational webinars on complex seating currently in Corner Crook.
Current memberships include the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Occupational Therapists (NLAOT), The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) and the Newfoundland and Labrador Occupational Therapy Board (NLOTB).