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Janice Bacon

Program Director of Occupational Therapy Assistant/Lecturer
Allied Health
School of Applied Studies
Contact
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.2439
Degrees & Certifications
The University of Kansas, Bachelor of Science
Interior Designers Institute, Associate of Arts
Mid-America Nazarene Univ, Master of Education
Academic History
Mid America Nazarene University - Masters of Education, Emphasis - Technology Enhanced Teaching - May 2012
Interior Designers Institute - Associate of Arts - Interior Design - June 1998
Kansas University - Bachelor of Science - Occupational Therapy - January 1981
Teaching
  • AL 163 MA, Found. of Occup. Therapy II
  • AL 166 MA, Occup Therapy Interventions II
  • AL 167 MA, Found of Occup Therapy III
  • AL 252 MA, Psychosocial Occup Therapy
  • AL 260 C, Independent Study
  • AL 260 MB, Independent Study
Scholarly Interests/Activities

Occupational Therapist, Registered – AA469635
California Board of Occupational Therapy – HTC and PAM OT3934 (inactive)
Kansas State Board of Healing Arts – 17-00004
Missouri Board of Occupational Therapy – 2008033002
Neuro-IFRAH Certified TM #781
Saebo Trained Level I and Level II
Development of Occupational Therapy Assistant Program – Accredited December 2011
Research “Performance Against ACOTE (Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education) Standards.”
Developed an NBCOT Examination prep class for the OTA students.  This will be implemented January 2012
Brewster Place Planning committee – April, May and June 2011

Service Interests/Activities

Development of Occupational Therapy Assistant Program – Accredited December 2011
Research “Performance Against ACOTE (Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education) Standards.”
Developed an NBCOT Examination prep class for the OTA students.  This will be implemented January 2012
Brewster Place Planning committee – April, May and June 2011

University

Associate Marshall for Commencement Services
Developed Pilot Program with Leadership Institute for OTA Students.

- TREC Conference Planning Committee – Kansas City, Missouri – September     1993 to April 1994
- HEARTLAND COUNCIL ON EDUCATION Steering Committee – August 1988 to May 1995
- Rockhurst College Occupational Therapy Education Advisory Board – Kansas City, Missouri – June 1993 to May 1995
- Greater Kansas City Occupational Therapy Association Continuing Education Committee – September 1988 to May 1989
- Faculty Development Fund – Penn Valley Community College – Kansas City, Missouri – September 1988 to May 1989
- Kansas Occupational Therapy Association State Board – Treasurer – June 1987 to January 1990
- American Lung Association’s Task Force – Minneapolis, Minnesota – March 1983 to March 1984
- Minnesota Occupational Therapy Long Range Planning – June 1981 to February 1983
- Other:  Planning committees as indicated by professional organization and/or place of employment

Career Accomplishments
Gamma Chi of Pi Lambda Theta
Other - See above