Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTAs) enjoy a meaningful and stable career in the healthcare field. This important role makes a real difference in patients’ lives every day. If you are considering this career path, you may be looking to learn more … Continue reading Where do Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTAs) Work?
Brittany’s Story: Innovative OTA Instills Hope for Mental Health Patients Brittany Crockett was working three jobs to pay her bills; her mother needed surgery, and she was helping to put her younger sister through cosmetology school. One day, in between … Continue reading Brittany’s Story: Innovative OTA Instills Hope for Mental Health Patients
The Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association defines occupational therapy (OT) as a scientific, evidence-based “skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives.” And while occupational therapy is thought of primarily as a profession involving physical engagement, … Continue reading Origins of Occupational Therapy and Mental Health Practices Within the Profession
Occupational therapy assistants, commonly called OTAs, play a critical role in the healthcare field. These professionals help improve patients’ quality of life, by working and rehabilitating the fine motor skills that are needed for daily functioning. Every day, OTAs can … Continue reading Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Requirements in Connecticut
Those working in or interested in the field of occupational therapy assisting know that it is one of the most critical positions in healthcare today. Occupational Therapy Assistants are dedicated to helping others recover from a variety of health problems … Continue reading How to Become an Occupational Therapist Assistant in Connecticut
Compassionate. Rewarding. Thriving. These are just some of the many words we’ve heard used to describe the field of occupational therapy. Not only does this area of work come with a promising paycheck and job outlook, it also comes with … Continue reading School for Thought: Why Study Occupational Therapy?
April is Occupational Therapy month! Let’s take a moment to celebrate this vital occupation that helps to improve the lives of patients of all types! Occupational Therapy Month began in 1980. It is in April to correspond with AOTA’s Annual Conference … Continue reading April is Occupational Therapy Month!