Faculty Biography | Marie-Christine Potvin
Marie-Christine Potvin, Ph.D.Research Assistant Professor
Mann Hall, 3rd floor
Dr. Potvin is the coordinator of interdisciplinary training of the CDCI. She also coordinates the VT-ILEHP research practicum where she is the occupational therapy faculty. Her primary research interests are in social participation of children with autism spectrum disorder.
Areas of Expertise:
Disability and Inclusion; Early Childhood; Special Education
Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI), TRIPSCY: Training and Resource for interdisciplinary Professionals Serving Children and Youth, Vermont Interdisciplinary Leadership Education for Health Professionals
- Potvin, M.-C., Snider, L., Prelock, P. A., Kehayia, E. & Wood-Dauphinee, S. (in press). Recreational participation of children with high functioning autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorder.
- Potvin, M.-C., Snider, L., Prelock, P. A., Kehayia, E. & Wood-Dauphinee, S. (in press). Psychometrics of the Children's Assessment of Participation and Enjoyment for those with high functioning autism. American Journal of Occupational Therapy.
- 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.
- Dennis, R. E., Potvin, M.-C., & MacLeod, M. (Fall 2010). Interdisciplinary journal club: Advancing knowledge translation in a rural state. Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services.
- 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).
- CMSI 312, Interdisciplinary Seminar in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities II (Spring 2013)
- CMSI 363, Systematic Review (Spring 2013)
- CMSI 360, Research Method (Summer 2013)
Courses Taught in the Last 5 Years
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities; Interdisciplinary Seminar in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities II; Research Method; Research Method 2; Systematic Review
- Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Sciences from McGill University
- M.S. in Emphasis Occupational Therapy from Medical University of South Carolina
- B.Sc. in Occupational Therapy from McGill University
Awards & Honors
- Judith Kornbluth Gelfand Pediatric Fellowship from McGill University: Award given yearly to a doctoral student conduction outstanding pediatric rehabilitation-related research. (2010)
- Clinical Practice Award from Vermont Occupational Therapy Association: Peer-nominated award given to a Vermont occupational therapist to acknowledge their excellence in clinical practice. (2006)
Licensure or Certifications
- Assistive Technology Practitioner, RESNA
- Occupational therapist, State of Vermont