Marie-Chiristine Potvin, PhD, OTR

Center on Disability and Community Inclusion
College of Education and Social Services
The UCEDD of Vermont/University of Vermont
Mann Hall - 3rd Floor
208 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05405-1757
 
Phone: 802-318-0603
Email: Marie.Potvin@uvm.edu
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Last Updated: July 08, 2014

Marie-Chiristine Potvin
 

Leadership Administrative Staff: Interdisciplinary Training Coordinator
Primary Activity Coordinators: Training Director
Discipline Coordinators: Occupational Therapy
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Vermont Interdisciplinary Leadership Eduction for Health Professionals (LEND)
 
Discipline(s): Occupational Therapy
 
AUCD Council Membership: National Training Directors' Council
No Council Membership
 
Research: Special education; Early Intervention; Participation; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Knowledge Translation
Education: Bsc. Occupational Therapy, Master of Health Sciences, PhD Rehabilitation Sciences.

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Vita/Bio

Education
2003-2011        
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
PhD Candidate, Doctorate in rehabilitation sciences


2002-2003           
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Fellowship - Interdisciplinary Leadership Education for
Health Professional program


1998-2000       
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Master of Health Sciences - Dean's List and Honor roll


1993-1996       
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Baccalaureate in Occupational Therapy


Faculty Appointment

 

2012-present

University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Research Assistant Professor

2004-2012                    
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Research Associate


Clinical Positions

 

2004-2007          
Visiting Nurse Association, Colchester, VT
Pediatric Occupational therapist (home-health)

2001-2004                
Associates in Physical & Occupational Therapy, Williston, VT
Pediatric Occupational therapist (Out-patient and school-based services)

 


Publications

 

Prelock, P. A., Potvin, M.-C., Green, E., Duckworth, A. & Tedder, C. (submitted). Improving the joint attention of children with autism spectrum disorders through peer-mediated play. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Potvin, M.-C., Prelock, P. A., Snider, L., & Savard, L. (in press). Promoting recreational engagement. In F. Volkmar (Ed), Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.

Potvin, M.-C., Snider, L., Prelock, P. A., Kehayia, E. &  Wood-Dauphinee, S. (in press). Health-related quality of life in children with high functioning autism. Autism.

Potvin, M.-C., Snider, L., Prelock, P. A., Kehayia, E. &  Wood-Dauphinee, S. (2013). Psychometrics of the Children’s Assessment of Participation and Enjoyment for those with high functioning autism. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67(2), 209-217. http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2013.006288

Potvin, M.-C., Snider, L., Prelock, P. A., Kehayia, E. &  Wood-Dauphinee, S. (2013). Recreational participation of children with high functioning autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorder, 43(2), 445-457. doi: 10.1007/s10803-012-1589-6

Dennis, R. E., Potvin, M.-C., & MacLeod, M. (2010). Interdisciplinary journal club: Advancing knowledge translation in a rural state. Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 29(1), 20-37.

Wilcox, D., Potvin, M.-C., Prelock, P.A. (2009). Oral-motor interventions and cerebral palsy: What the evidence says about efficacy. Special Interest Section Quarterly, Early Intervention and School, 16 (4).

Potvin, M.-C., Prelock, P. A., & Snider, L. (2008). Collaborating to support meaningful participation in recreational activities of children with autism spectrum disorder. Topics in Language Disorders, 28 (4), 365 – 374.

Edelman, S. W., Giangreco, M. F., Dennis, R. E., Prelock, P. A., MacLeod, M., & Potvin, M.-C. (2007). Getting the Most Out of Support Services in Quick-Guides to Inclusion: Ideas for Educating Students with Disabilities (2nd ed.). Giangreco, M., F., & Doyle, M., B., Editors. Baltimore: Brookes Publishing Co.