Quinnipiac University

Education

  • BS, Quinnipiac University
  • OTD, Quinnipiac University

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci 367B

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC

Experience

Quinnipiac University

Director of Clinical Education; Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

Hamden, CT

2015 - Present

National Institute of Health Research Study at University of Connecticut

Interventionist for 3-year COPE (Care of Persons with Dementia in their Environments)

Farmington, CT

2015 - 2017

Goodwin College

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Clinical Assistant Professor

East Hartford, CT

2011 - 2015

Berlin Visiting Nurses Association

Occupational Therapist

Berlin, CT

2002 - 2011

Curtis Home Rehabilitation Center

Occupational Therapist

Meriden, CT

2000 - 2005

Hebrew Home and Hospital

Occupational Therapist

West Hartford, CT

2000 - 2003

Midstate Medical Center Hospital

Occupational Therapist

Meriden, CT

2000 - 2003

Harborside Healthcare/ McLean Home

Occupational Therapist

West Hartford/ Simsbury

1997 - 2000

Selected Publications

Choosing Wisely Initiative

Hughes, M., & Toussaint, L.

NEOTEC Annual Conference, Springfield, MA, NEOTEC (2019)

Addressing occupational needs of underserved populations and expanding areas of practice through academic fieldwork partnerships.

Bondoc, S., Nadeau, B., Toussaint, L. & Aptaker, D.

AOTA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, AOTA (2019)

Addressing occupational needs of underserved populations and expanding areas of practice through academic fieldwork partnerships.

Bondoc, S., Nadeau, B., Toussaint, L. & Aptaker, D.

World Federation of Occupational Therapists Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, WFOT (2018)

Performance evaluation of the academic fieldwork coordinator: A formal assessment for sites, students, and department chair.

Toussaint, L., Hewitt, P., & Aptaker, D.

AOTA Academic Leadership Council and Education Summit, Louiville, KY, American Occupational Therapy Association (2018)

The new ACOTE standards are here: Learn about them and have your voice heard.

Sauvigne-kirsch, J., Toussaint, L., & Schlegel, S.

ConnOTA Fall Conference, Wallingford, CT, ConnOTA (2018)

Translating the Care of Persons With Dementia in Their Environments (COPE) Intervention: Study Characteristics, Treatment Principles, and Case Stories

Piersol, C., Fortinsky, R., Nadeau, B., Toussaint, L., and Gitlin, L.

AOTA Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA (2017)

The Influence of Role Emerging Fieldwork on the Perceptions of Occupational Therapy

Toussaint, L., & Nadeau, B.

AOTA Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA (2017)

Conversations that matter: Psychosocial Fieldwork and the Role Emerging Setting

Toussaint, L., Hewitt, P., and Aptaker, D.

AOTA Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA (2017)

Home Health Care: OTs Growing Role

Van Oss, T., Toussaint, L., Meriano, C., Carlson, A., & Duch, F.

ConnOTA Fall 2017 Conference, Fairfield, CT (2017)

Professional Designation