Susan Skees Hermes, OTD, OTR/L, BCP
Occupational Therapy degree (BS.) Eastern Kentucky University
Occupational Therapy (MS) Boston University
Occupational Therapy (OTD) Boston University
OT’s Role in Disaster Management
School Based Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Sensory Integration Across the Lifespan
PublicationsDr. Skees Hermes’s work can be found in several journals including:
Skees Hermes, S., Rauen, J., & O’Brien, S. (2021). Perceptions of School-Based Telehealth: Moving Forward after COVID-19. International Journal of Telerehabilitation, 13(1).
Manning, M., Prince, A.T., Bassingthwaite, B., & Skees Hermes, S. (2021). Reflection, retrospection and revitalization: Promoting a dialogue for change. Rethinking Behavior, 4(3), 9-15.
Manning, M., Skees Hermes, S. & Baltisberger Duckart, J., Barnes, S., Boggs, H., & Manning, R. (2020). Student Voices: Engaging diverse learners through shared learning. EKU 2020 Pedigogicon Proceedings.
She has also co-authored books and book chapters including:
Carrasco, R.C., Skees Hermes, S. & Burgos, B. B. (2012). Supported and Alternative Employment: Developmental Disabilities and Work. In Brent Braveman and Jill J. Page (Eds.) Work: Occupational Therapy Intervention to Promote Participation and Productivity. F. A. Davis: Philadelphia, PA.
Carrasco, R., & Skees Hermes, S. (2007) Occupational Therapy Provision to Support Participation in Context. In Leslie Jackson (Ed.) Occupational Therapy Services for Children and Youth Under IDEA, 3rd ed. AOTA Press: Bethesda, MD.
Associations & Affiliations:
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
World Federation of Occupational Therapy
Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity (COTAD)
Society for the Study of Occupation: USA
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
Kentucky Occupational Therapy Association (KOTA)
Florida Occupational Therapy Association (FOTA)
Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA)
Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy (MAOT)
Nevada Occupational Therapy Association (NOTA)
Kentucky Telehealth Program (KTP)Steering Committee, Co-chair School Based and Mental Health Practice Workgroup
National League of Junior Cotillions (NLJC)Board Member Mount Dora, FL Chapter)
American Field Service (AFS – Regional Coordinator)
Clark County School District
Adventist Health Systems and Health Science University
Boston Children’s Hospital
Handwriting Without Tears
Lake County School Systems
Vencor/ Kindred Healthcare
Humana Hospital Systems
2021 First-Year Courses Outstanding College Specific Instructor Award - Nominee for HSO100
2017 Award of Recognition, Florida Occupational Therapy Association