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Dale A. Coffin

Associate ProfessorProgram Coordinator, Weekend/Evening Program

Grand Canyon University, EdD CandidateCertificate of Advanced Professional Studies, Springfield College (1993)Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy, Springfield College (1993)


Specialties: SIPT trained & Certified, Pediatrics, Service Learning, Autism, Sensory Integration


Lectures and Presentations

Poster Presentations:

Coffin, D. (2018). To what extent does the FWEd play in the success of level II fieldwork, American Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Poster, Salt Lake City, UT.

Coffin, D (2017). Philadelphia, PA. The role of students in Servce Learning, American Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Poster, Chicago, Il

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.

Salem, Y., Gropack, S., Coffin, D., Godwin, E., & Collins, M (2011). Using the Wii appropriately with PreSchoolers (3-5); A randomized single-blinded controlled trial, Ace PreSchool, Brooklyn NY.

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

Oral Presentations:

2017 November; 2018 May; 2018 November.  So You Want to Work in Early Intervention, Therapeutic Resources, Long Island City, NY.

2018 October Using Informed Clincial Opinion in Early Intervention, Therapeutic Resources, Long Island City, NY.

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

2017 October, An InterpPractice and Learning Experience in Belize, ASAHP, Phildelphia, PA.

2015 October, An Inter-Professional Practice Experience in Belize, ASAHP, Pheonix, AZ.

2015 November. Belize Service Learning: An IPE Experience, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY


Metropolitan Occupational Therapy Education Council (MOTEC) Tresurer 2014-2017

Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) Advisor 2012 – present