Quinnipiac University
Valerie E. Beckert Strange

Clinical Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

Education

  • BS, Quinnipiac University
  • MSOT, Quinnipiac University
  • OTD, Quinnipiac University

Areas of Expertise

  • Transitions

Organization

  • Occupational Therapy

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC

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

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)

Assistive Technology for a Novice Occupational Therapist

Bondoc, S. & Strange, V.

(6) OT Practice 23-24 (2017)

Implementation of an activities program in an adult center in Leon, Nicaragua

Strange, V., Boudreau, N., Bruschini, J., Delayo, A., Gottier, E., & Rooss, E.

State level poster presentation at Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association, Cromwell, CT (2017)

Implementation of an activities program in an adult center in Leon, Nicaragua

Strange, V., Boudreau, N., Bruschini, J., Delayo, A., Gottier, E., & Rooss, E

National level Poster presentation at American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference , Philadelphia, PA (2017)

The Use of Fair Trade Learning in an interprofessional program at a home for the Elderly in Nicaragua

Booth, J., Sabato, E., & Strange, V.

International level workshop presentation at Association of Caribbean Occupational Therapists Biennial Scientific Conference in Kingston, Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica (2017)

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