Marsey Waller Devoto, OTD, OTR/L

Marsey Devoto Portrait

Associate Professor and Fieldwork Coordinator, School of Occupational Therapy

Joined Brenau University: 2011

EDUCATION     

Bachelor of Science, Philosophy, The University of the South at Sewanee, Sewanee, TN

Master of Science, Occupational Therapy, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

Occupational Therapy Doctorate, Belmont University, Nashville, TN          

PRACTICE EXPERTISE & SPECIALTY CERTIFICATIONS

Neurorehabilitation of adults and older adults and psychiatric OT services with adults

 

Trainer for the AOTA Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program (FWECP)

COURSES OFFERED

OT 617 Level I Fieldwork – Community Based/Mental Health/DD

OT 715 Level II Fieldwork

OT 716 Level II Fieldwork

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Fieldwork, driving rehabilitation, vision rehabilitation, neuro rehabilitation

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Devoto, MW (2014).  Contributed to Chapter 9: Performance and Self-Management, Work, Social and School Roles.  In: Mashima PA, Radomski MV, Roth CR, Weightman MM, eds. The Mild TBI Rehabilitation Workbook, Bordens Institute.

Devoto, MW (tbd).  Contributed to Administrative Module Revisions.  In: The AOTA Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program Course.

COMMITTEE MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING THESIS PROJECTS:

Moss, J., Smith, R., Taylor, L., “Exploring Inter-Rater Reliability and Content Validity of the Tracy Young Dynamic Assessment of Vision (TYDAV),” thesis, Brenau University, 2016.

Alhashmi, D., Hudsons, N., Mendez-Schioffino, M., Williford, C.  “Validation of the Tracy Young Dynamic Assessment of Vision (TYDAV) for clients with Neurocognitive Impairment,” thesis, Brenau University, 2016.

Bellefeuil, A., Goldberg, J., Kitchens, H., Moseley, E., Swartout, M., Webb, K., “Environmental Factors Contributing to Toileting Disability in Older Adults,” thesis, Brenau University, 2015.

Crichton, S., Madrid, A., Miles, R., Svay, J., “Validation of the Tracy Young Dynamic Assessment of Vision (TYDAV): Comparison of the TYDAV and the Dynavision 2000,” thesis, Brenau University, 2014.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Craig, J., Devoto, M., Povse, E.  AOTA Fieldwork Educator’s Certificate Program -15 contact hour certificate program (June 2019).  Brenau University, Norcross, GA.

Devoto, M., Povse, E.  AOTA Fieldwork Educator’s Certificate Program -15 contact hour certificate program (April 2019).   AOTA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Devoto, M., Scala, V.  AOTA Fieldwork Educator’s Certificate Program -15 contact hour certificate program (March 2019).  University of Tennessee at Memphis, School of Occupational Therapy, Memphis, TN.

Craig, J., Devoto, M., Povse, E.  AOTA Fieldwork Educator’s Certificate Program -15 contact hour certificate program (June 2018).  Brenau University, Norcross, GA.

Craig, J., Devoto, M.  AOTA Fieldwork Educator’s Certificate Program -15 contact hour certificate program (June 2017).  Brenau University, Norcross, GA.

Devoto, M., Scala, V.  AOTA Fieldwork Educator’s Certificate Program -15 contact hour certificate program (May 2017).  Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

Craig, J., Devoto, M.  AOTA Fieldwork Educator’s Certificate Program -15 contact hour certificate program (June 2016).  Brenau University, Norcross, GA.

Alexander, C., Devoto, M., Shadle, C.  Education for the Fieldwork Educator (October 2018).  Georgia Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Jekyll Island, GA.

Devoto, M., Wilson, J.  Policies and Procedures for Providing Student Accommodations: Fall 2018 Ivester College of Health Sciences All College Meeting Faculty and Staff Workshop (August 2018).  Brenau University, Ivester College of Health Sciences, Gainesville, GA.

Devoto, M., Wright, T.  Stroke in Young Adults Presentation (May 2016).  Dekalb Medical Center, Decatur, GA.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

AOTA Ad Hoc FW Challenges Subcommittee (2018-present)

AOTA Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program Trainer (2008 – present)

Mentor for new OT Fieldwork Coordinators (Georgia State, Belmont University, Huntington University) (2009 – present)

Member of GA OT Consortium

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