Kristen Harriss, COTA/L

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant
 
Kristen Harriss
 
Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Associates in Applied Science


 
 
Kristen has worked as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant since graduation from TCC in 2006. Her 6 + years experience has been in Hospital Acute Care, Outpatient Pediatrics, Long-Term Care, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Home Health therapies. She has worked with children and adults with Traumatic Brain Injuries, TIAS, CVAS, cardiac/other medical conditions, orthopedic surgeries, Autism spectrum, Cerebral Palsy, Sensory Processing Disorders, musculoskeletal deficits, and developmental delays. Kristen has completed continuing education courses which have included “A Strength Base Approach to Asperser's”, “Sensory Defensiveness”, “Minimally Invasive Methods for Treating cerebral palsy”, “Neuromuscular Electric Stimulation for Children with CP”, as well as shoulder taping, disease processes and cognition with aging adults, vestibular rehabilitation, and orthopedic courses.

While in college, Kristen worked part-time as a preschool teacher/caregiver. In addition to her professional experience, she has actively volunteered in church-related children and youth programs/organizations for many years.