About Becky J. Bernhardt

Becky Bernhardt, OTD, OTR/L, C/NDT, has extensive experience in treating adults with chronic health conditions in rehabilitation and acute care settings. Becky holds Neurodevelopmental (NDT) certification for the treatment of adult hemiplegia. Her primary teaching areas include evaluation and intervention in physical rehabilitation and neurorehabilitation. Becky’s current clinical practice is focused with clients with chronic illness and environmental modifications and adaptations in home care.

Recent Courses Taught

OTH 504 Foundations in Occupational Therapy
OTH 611 Adult Physical Rehabilitation I Lecture and Lab
OTH 618 Adult Physical Rehabilitation II Lecture and Lab
OTH 624 Level I Fieldwork Physical Rehabilitation
OTH 701 Capstone Project Planning

Research Interests

instructional design
aging in place
chronic illness

Selected Publications

A Psychosocial Intervention for Post Stroke Depression: A Controlled Treatment Study. July-August, 2000, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 9(4), p. 200.

Educational Background

Post Professional OTD, Creighton University
Occupational Therapy
M.S., Russell Sage College
Health Education
B.S., University of Kansas
Occupational Therapy
A.A.S., Orange County Community College
Occupational Therapy Assistant