Shana Cerny

Shana Cerny

Assistant Professor

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

SCSC A370

Phone: (605) 658-6376

Email: Shana.Cerny@usd.edu

Bio:

Dr. Cerny earned her Master of Science degree from The University of South Dakota and later completed her post professional doctoral degree at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. She has clinical experience in child mental health, pediatric rehab, and intermediate care.


Teaching Interests:

Pediatric Occupational Therapy Human Development Birth through Adolescence Conditions in Occupational Therapy Evidence Based Practice


Research Interests:

Scholarly and clinical interests include the impact of neuro-developmental delay on development and praxis, infant/child mental health, and the role of occupational therapy in addressing social issues of concern. Dr. Cerny is also a Trust-Based Relational Intervention ® Educator.


Education:

  • OTD, Post-Professional Doctorate of Occupational Therapy, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, 2013
  • MS, Occupational Therapy, The University of South Dakota, 2010
  • BS, Psychology, The University of South Dakota, 2007

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Board Certification in Pediatrics, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Trust Based Relational Intervention (R) Educator, Texas Christian University
  • Occupational Therapist, IA
  • Occupational Therapist, NBCOT
  • Occupational Therapist, SD

Grants:

  • The effects of chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy on balance and dexterity in children, School of Health Sciences. (2018 - 2019)
  • Simulated Learning using Lifelike Baby Dolls: The Next Best Approach to Teaching Clinical Competencies in Human Development, Health Affairs Medical Informatics Committee (HAMIC) Technology Grant. (2016)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Cerny, Shana, Svien, Lana, Johnson, Julie, and Hansmeier, Bethany. Using International, Interprofessional Service Learning to Promote Transcultural Self-Efficacy and Interprofessional Attitudes in Health Science Students. Vol. 2, Iss. 1. Journal of Occupational Therapy Education, 2018.
  • Feldhacker, Diana, Cerny, Shana, Brockevelt, Barbara, and Lawler, Michael J.. Occupations and Well-being of Children and Youth. In Handbook of Leisure, Recreation, Physical Activity, Sports, and Quality of Life, edited by Lia Rodriguez de la Vega and Walter N. Toscano. Springer, 2018.
  • Cerny, Shana. Occupational Performance of Families with Children who have Experienced Developmental Trauma: Preliminary Findings. World Federation of Occupational Therapy Bulletin, 2017. (DOI: 10.1080/14473828.2017.1301024)
  • Cerny, Shana. The Role of Occupational Therapy within the Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States, 317-328. Vol. 32, Iss. 4. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 2016.
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Westerfield, Madeline, Lien, Jamie, Cerny, Shana, and Nissen, Ranelle. Empowering People to Change Occupational Behaviours to Address Critical Global Issues. Edited by Helen J. Polatajko. Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2015. (DOI: 10.1177/0008417414567529)

Presentations:

  • Brockevelt, Barbara, Cerny, Shana, Fluth, Nicole, Ludwig, Kaitlyn, Myers, Shelby, Pooker, Ashley, Ross, Stephanie. Feeding Disorders in Children. Presented at the 2017 Occupational Therapy Research Day, Vermillion, SD. (May 4, 2017)
  • Cerny, Shana, Halstead, Sarah, VanHeerde, Megan, Warnke, Rachel. Occupational Therapy Intervention for Survivors of Human Trafficking: A Case Report. Presented at the 2017 Occupational Therapy Research Day, Vermillion, SD. (May 4, 2017)
  • Brockevelt, Barbara, Cerny, Shana, Bodurtha, Laura, Byrne, Sarah, Crook, Krista, Holbrook, Kate, Laskowski, Beth, Mettler, Lindsey, Vander Molen, Kenzie, Visser, Dana. Predictors of Child Subjective Well-Being. Presented at the 2017 Occupational Therapy Research Day, Vermillion, SD. (May 4, 2017)
  • Cerny, Shana. Trauma?Informed Analysis of Family Occupational Performance. Presented at the 2017 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo, Philadelphia, PA. (April 1, 2017)
  • Cerny, Shana. The Role of Occupational Therapy within the Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States. Presented at the 2017 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo, Philadelphia, PA. (March 31, 2017)
  • Cerny, Shana. Occupational Performance Difficulties Experienced by Human Trafficking Survivors. Presented at the USD Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Conference "Cultures of Change", Vermillion, SD. (March 22, 2017)
  • Cerny, Shana. Neurotransmitters, Stress, & Occupational Performance. Presented at the 2016 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo., Chicago, IL. (April 8, 2016)
  • Cerny, Shana. Occupational Performance Difficulties Experienced by Human Trafficking Survivors. Presented at the 2016 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo., Chicago, IL. (April 8, 2016)
  • AnisAbdellatif, Musheera, Berg-Poppe, Patti, Johnson, Julie, Cerny, Shana, . Presented at the First annual University of South Dakota/ U.S.A. - Tafaol Center/Bahrain, International Down syndrome Awareness Colloquium, Bahrain/ UAE/ Egypt/ Saudi Arabia. (March 21, 2016)
  • Cerny, Shana, VanEngen, Tessa, Ocampo, Hyacinth. Developmental Acquisition of Hand SKills. Presented at the Autism Awareness, Brookings, SD. (March 14, 2016)
  • Cerny, Shana. Relationship-based Interactive Interventions for Children with Autism. Presented at the Autism Awareness, Brookings, SD. (March 14, 2016)
  • Berg-Poppe, Patti, Cerny, Shana, Svien, Lana. Use of the ICF-CY Framework to Depict Impairments of Body Structure and Function and Activity Limitations Associated with Idiopathic Toe Walking.. Presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. (February 2015)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Cerny, Shana, Nissen, Ranelle. The Effectiveness of Intervention based on an Occupation-Based Theoretical Model in Promoting Occupational Performance Change to Help Resolve Global Human Concerns. Presented at the 12th Annual Research Conference "Occupation & Education", Lexington, KY. (October 18, 2013)