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Julia M. Hawkins-Pokabla

  • Assistant Professor
    Occupational Therapy Program

Internal- Erie GAINS Mini Grant: GU FamilyRoot, $1,195.80, December 2021- Gannon University

External- Edith Trees Grant: An Interdisciplinary Equine Assisted Program for Children with Autism program, $8,460, October 2021 

External- Erie Community Foundation Grant-Helping Today: The Little Knights Clinic, $15,000 August 2021 

External- Palumbo Foundation Grant: The Little Knights Pro Bono Pediatric Occupational Therapy Clinic at Gannon University, $29,442.00, April, 2019

Pediatrics and Developmental Disabilities I and II

OT Theory

Thesis Advisor

 

University of Scranton, BS, 2000

Chatham University, OTD, 2015

Staff OT, Shriners Outpatient Speciality Care Center, Erie, PA, (10 years)

OT, Early Intervention, Erie County, PA (2004 to present)

Baltimore City Schools, Care Resources, Baltimored, MD (2 years)

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Erie, PA (6 years)

American Occupational Therapy Association

Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association

Roster of Accredidation Evaluations- Accredidation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

Hawkins-Pokabla, J., Brzuz, A., & Prier, D. (2022). The effect of allied health international internships on subsequent internships. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 34(1), 108-117.https://isetl.org/ijtlhe/pdf/IJTLHE4303.pdf

Hawkins-Pokabla J., Bileck, A., Brown, A., Eckert, H., Smith, D., (2022). The impact of tactile play on the oral acceptance of wet foods via teletherapy. Poster Presentation. American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference: San Antonio, TX. https://doi.org/10. 5014/ajot.2022.76SI-PO45

Hawkins, J., Ferringer, J., Grambo, E., Murkens, H., Scifo, E., Smith, J. (2021, April). Tactile Play and Oral Acceptance of Wet Food Items. Poster Presentation. American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference: San Diego, CA. [online]. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2021.75S2-PO127

Burnett, B., Corello, J., Hawkins, J., Heath, K., Ishman, A., Schmidt, A., & Scott, C. The Impact of Tactile Play on the Oral Acceptance of Wet Food Items. Poster Presentation. American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference: April, 2020. Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO1129

Hawkins-Pokabla, J., Brzuz, A., & Prier, D. (2022). The effect of allied health international internships on subsequent internships. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 34(1), 108-117.https://isetl.org/ijtlhe/pdf/IJTLHE4303.pdf 

Hawkins J., Ferringer, J., Grambo, E., Murkens, H., Scifo, E., Smith, J. (2021, April). Tactile Play and Oral Acceptance of Wet Food Items. Poster Presentation. American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference: San Diego, CA. [online]. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2021.75S2-PO127 

Burnett, B., Corello, J., Hawkins, J., Heath, K., Ishman, A., Schmidt, A., & Scott, C. The Impact of Tactile Play on the Oral Acceptance of Wet Food Items. Poster Presentation. American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference: April, 2020. Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO1129  

Visual Motor Interventions

Stress Management in OT Fieldwork Education

Impact of Sensory Play on Oral Acceptance of Wet Food Items (Feeding)

International Fieldwork

 

Chair: Faculty Advisory Board and Student Board- The Little Knights Clinic (LKC) (2018-2022)

Member: Graduate Council (2018-2022)

Member: University Review Council (URC) (2021-2023)

Member: Liberal Studies Task Force- Professional/Vocational Core (2021-2022)

Julia           M. Hawkins-Pokabla

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Office: M 042

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