Quinnipiac University
Valerie E. Beckert Strange

Clinical Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

Experience

Quinnipiac University

Clinical Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

Hamden, CT, USA

2020 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Clinical Assistant Professor

Hamden, CT, USA

2013 - 2020

Quinnipiac University

Part Time Faculty

Hamden, CT, USA

2011 - 2013

Cheshire Fitness Zone

Occupational Therapist

Cheshire, CT

2010 - 2012

Children’s Therapy Services

Occupational Therapist

Cheshire, CT

2005 - Present

Region 15

Occupational Therapist

Southbury, CT

2000 - 2005

Sundance Rehabilitation Corporation

Rehab Director Mediplex of Wethersfield

Cromwell, CT

1999 - 1999

Sundance Rehabilitation Corporation

Clinical Director of OT

Cromwell, CT

1993 - 1999

Sundance Rehabilitation Corporation

Staff Occupational Therapist

Cromwell, CT

1992 - 1992

Sundance Rehabilitation Corporation

Supervisor of OT

Cromwell, CT

1992 - 1993

Cedar Lane Rehabilitation

Supervisor of OT

Waterbury, CT

1991 - 1992

Novacare, Inc.

Senior OT

Farmington, CT

1991 - 1991

New Britain Memorial Hospital

Senior OT

New Britain, CT

1989 - 1991

Hospital of Saint Raphael

Staff Occupational Therapist

New Haven, CT

1987 - 1989

Helen Hayes Hospital

Staff Occupational Therapist

West Haverstraw, NY

1986 - 1987

Selected Publications

Conference Presentation

Cardboard Carpentry & 3-D Printing 101: Decision-Making Strategies for Implementation Into EverydayPrac5ce

Strange, V., Hartmann, K.

American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Hamden, CT, Quinnipiac University (3/2020)

Peer Reviewed Poster

Manualizing a Work Training Program for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Working in an Integrated Employment Setting.

Strange V., Cantwell C., Eichman L., Garcia C., & Mandara, A.

American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference in Kansas City Missouri, Hamden, CT, Quinnipiac UNiversity (2023)

Peer Reviewed Poster

Reciprocal Partnerships in Guatemala: An Interprofessional Reflection on Community Based Global Learning

Strange V., Hubbard B., Miner A., Trahan, E., & Weinrich, A.

American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference in Kansas City Missouri, Hamden, CT, Quinnipiac University (2023)

Peer Reviewed Poster

Supported Employment of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: An Emerging Practice Area for Occupational Therapists

Strange, V., Smith, B.

American Occupational Therapy Association, Hamden, CT, Quinnipiac University (2021)

Peer Reviewed Poster

Exploring Lived Experiences of Individuals with IDD and Adaptive Dance

Strange, V., Addon, K., Inzalaco, J., Matises, A., Peckham, L.

American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Hamden, CT, Quinnipiac University (2021)

Invited Speaker

Cardboard Carpentry: Decision-making Strategies for IMplementation in Practice

Strange, V.

Springfield, Ma., American International College (2021)

Peer Reviewed Poster

Using Video Conferencing to Promote Greater Access and Diversity of Professions in a Recurring Interprofessional Event Involving Three Universities

Archambault, M., Strange, V., Doyle, M., Cook, B., Majeski, K., Booth, J.

Interprofessional Education Collaborative 2021 Virtual Poster Fair, Virtual Fair, Interprofessional Education Collaborative (2021)

Peer Reviewed Poster

An Interprofessional Approach to Care for a Chils with Complex Medical Challenges

Strange, V., Doyle, M., Cook, B., Majeski, K., Archambault, M., Falaro, J., Smith, C.

Interprofessional Care for the 21st Century, Philadelphia, Pa., Thomas Jefferson University (2021)

Conference Presentation

Building a community of practice: Lessons learned through interprofessional engagement in Guatemala .

Booth, J., Sabato, E., Strange, V., Twomey, T.

Nexus Summit 2020, Hamden, CT., Quinnipiac University (08/2020)

Professional Designation