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Karen Pendleton, MA
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
School of Allied Health Professions
Service    International Service
  • 2011 to present: Served on committee to develop a certificate training program for Haiti, following eartgquake of 2010.
    Has traveled to Haiti each year since  program began to co- teach a class in Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation . ( 6/2011 - 10/2015 )
  •        Project Title: Training Community Rehabilitation Workers for Afghanistan

    Served on the Primary Care subcommittee of the Afghanistan Task Force (established by Dr. Hart)
    05/2002 – 10/2002
     
         Armenian Health professionals: In 1991, developed a 5 week interactive OT training program following the devastating earthquake in Armenia of 1988. 05/1991 – 06/1991
    ( 11/2014 )
  • ADRA: Trip toYemen for the development and training of workers for a Community Based Rehabilitation Program for adults as landmine /traumatic injury survivors in three pilot districts. ( 9/1999 - 10/1999 )
  Community Service
  • Make splints for clients in the community that would not be able to afford one. An on going project. ( 1/2000 - 11/2014 )
  • Dickens Caroling Group - Member of a Dickens Caroling Group, Riverside, CA. ( 7/1996 - 6/2014 )
  • Survey for Unsheltered Homeless Persons, San Bernardino,1/22/09 "Point in Time Count Survey" ( 1/2009 )
  • Worked with OT students to organize children''s activities for fire evacuees at Norton Air Force Base. ( 11/2003 )
  • Choir / Drama Group - Member of choir/drama group at church. ( 7/2005 - Present )
  • In the Company - Member of In the Company Community Theatre Group. ( 7/2005 - Present )
  Society Memberships (professional)
  • California Board of Occupational Therapy Licensure ( 7/2002 - 9/2014 )
    Regular Member
  • American Occupational Therapy Association ( 7/1968 - 9/2014 )
    Regular Member
  • LLU OT Alumni Association ( 7/1968 - 6/2014 )
    President
  • Occupational Therapy Association of California ( 7/2005 - 9/2008 )
    Regular Member
  • Inland Counties Chapter of OTAC ( 7/2005 - 9/2008 )
    Regular Member
  • Inland Counties Chapter of OTAC ( 7/2004 - 6/2005 )
    Board Member
  Committee Membership (LLU)
  •        Inland Counties Chapter of OTAC 07/2004 – 06/2005
    Board Member
    ( 1/2004 - 1/2005 )
  • International OT Study Tours to LLU - Coordinator for international study tours to the OT Dept. at LLU. ( 7/2005 - Present )
  • OT Faculty Committee - Member of faculty committee in dept. of Occupational Therapy ( 7/2005 - Present )
  • Admissions Interview Committee - Member of the OT Dept. Admissions Interview Committee ( 7/2005 - Present )
  • OT Continuing Education Committee - Coordinator for continuing education courses in the OT Dept. ( 7/2005 - Present )
  Accreditation Support -- LLU
  • Project Title: Training Community Rehabilitation Workers for Afghanistan

    Served on the Primary Care subcommittee of the Afghanistan Task Force (established by Dr. Hart) ( 5/2002 - 10/2002 )
  • Armenian Health professionals: In 1991, developed a 5 week interactive OT training program following the devastating earthquake in Armenia of 1988. ( 5/1991 - 6/1991 )