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Mechelle Collins

Assistant ProfessorAcademic Fieldwork Coordinator

BS/MS degree in Science/Occupational Therapy (2006); Dominican College, Orangeburg, NY

Specialties

Pediatrics/Sensory Integration, Fieldwork and Service learning

Publications

Lectures and Presentations

Poster Presentations:

Collins, M. (2017).  How does professional behaviors affect fieldwork scores in level l fieldwork students? Poster, Salt Lake City Utah

Wasserman, H., Coffin, D., & Collins, M. (2017). Expansion and sustainability of OT services in Belize utilizing telahealth, Poster, Philadelphia, PA.

Coffin, D, Collins, M., & Wasserman, H. (2016). International Interprofessionalism: Connecting the pieces. Poster, Chicago, Il.

Coffin, D, Collins, M, Godwin, E, Logush, A., Nuwere, E, Gropack, S., & Wasserman, H. (2016). A service and learning experience in Belize. Discovery Day, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

Lee, S., Collins, M., Coffin, D., & Gropack, S. (2012). A comparison of computer-based and therapeutic practice interventions on improving visual motor abilities of preschoolers with autism 2011.

Oral Presentations:

2017 October, Becoming Inspiried- LIU’s Inter-Professional Educational & Service Learning Experiences in Belize, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY.

2015, 2018 InterProfessional Experience (IPE) Facilitator, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

2016, 2018 LIU Summer Honors Presenter, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

Service/Affiliations:

Metropolitan Occupational Therapy Education Council (MOTEC) Treasurer 2017-present

Belize Service Learning/Study Abroad, LIU 2014- present