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The Universal School Function Tool for School-based Therapy Practice

Join us for this session on the Universal School Function Tool (USFT) for physical therapists and occupational therapists. Explore the USFT continuum: screener, evaluation, progress note, function checklist, annual performance summary, and discharge. Learn how this tool is being used in school therapy services and in your practice. This session is open to all pediatric therapists providing services to school age children.

Important Session Information:

Bring your laptop or tablet to view the documents, and to have access to the forms online!

The first 60 participants to register will receive a binder of USFT forms!

Learning outcomes:

At the end of this session, therapists will be able to:

1. List three functional areas in which the USFT can used to collect data.

2. Compare the use of the USFT as a screener and as a progress summary.

3. Name one way the USFT can be modified to adjust the form to meet therapy practice needs.


9:00 USFT purpose, development, supporting assessment tools

09:15 Explore USFT forms, modifications to meet your practice needs

10:00 Using the USFT as a screener, progress note, function checklist, annual performance summary, discharge summary

10:15 Practice using USFT, student videos

Break out session, function and outcome

10:50-11:00 Review, Q&A

For more CEU information, please go to:

Dimension 2.4: Differentiation, Dimension 2.5: Monitor and Adjust, Dimension 3.1: Classroom Environment, Routines and Procedures

Registration for this session has ended
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(0.2) AOTA
(2) CPE
(2) TPTA
Contact Person:
Carmen James

Amanda Letsos, OTR Occupational Therapist, Kim Teter, PT Physical Therapist
Registration Fee:
(* No Charge)
Occupational Therapy, Personnel Working with Assistive Technology, Physical Therapy, Related Services Personnel, Special Education Administrators
Date Time Location
9/19/2017 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Zotz Center
13801 Holly Park, Houston, 77015

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