Goodwin College and Creative Development, LLC: Community Partnerships and the Chapter 126 Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Since January 2019, students enrolled in Goodwin College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant Program have been pairing with Creative Development, LLC, an occupational therapy company for … Continue reading Chapter 126 – Clinical Internships for the OTA Program
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?
An exciting job description. A balanced work environment. Great pay. A bright job outlook. A highly respected title in the healthcare field. Not to mention, a rewarding career with the everyday opportunity to improve someone’s quality of life. There are … Continue reading What Does an Occupational Therapist Assistant Do?
If you’ve ever dreamed of pursuing a career that focuses on helping others, healthcare may be at the top of your list. This fast-paced, ever-growing career path is both exciting and rewarding, though for some, can also feel intimidating at … Continue reading 6 Associate Degrees in Healthcare You Can Pursue Now
Across the United States, the healthcare industry is projected to add more jobs to its sector than any other occupational group. This is because the demand for healthcare services is constantly growing – especially of late. The baby boomer population … Continue reading The OTA Job Outlook is Promising
Goodwin Welcomes Project Worth Young Adult Academy The 2017 fall semester brought a new community partnership program to campus, forming a unique synergy between Goodwin College’s Facilities Department and Project Worth Young Adult Academy, a program of South Windsor Public … Continue reading Welcoming Project Worth Young Adult Academy | Goodwin College
Occupational Therapy Assistants, commonly known as OTAs, are some of the most vital members of the medical field. Every day, these professionals help patients in need develop (or re-develop) the motor skills needed for daily living. As an OTA, you … Continue reading The Ins & Outs of OTA Training
Occupational therapy is one of the most critical professions for helping people recover from a variety of health problems. This growing, diverse career is needed in various practice areas and settings – hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation facilities, and more. Not only is … Continue reading The Occupational Therapy Assistant Job Description: What You Can Expect
If you are considering a healthcare career, specifically one in occupational therapy, there’s no doubt you’ve heard the acronym “COTA” before. COTA is an easy way to say, “Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant,” which is one of the most essential and … Continue reading What are COTA Programs & Why Are They Important?
Goodwin College is one of a select group of institutions across the nation chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to receive a grant in the amount of $10,302 to implement an “Intergenerational Connections: Students Serving Older Adults” program. … Continue reading Goodwin College Selected To Receive CIC Intergenerational Connections Grant
Looking for a great job in an in-demand medical field? One that’s in-demand, on-the-rise, and will give you a sense of satisfaction as you help people reclaim their lives? Then a job as an occupational therapy assistant could be right … Continue reading Salary Information for Occupational Therapy Assistants
Are you considering attending a physical therapist assistant school? You may want to consider pursuing a career as an occupational therapy assistant instead! Like any healthcare profession, occupational therapy assistant jobs are on the rise. But according to the U.S. … Continue reading Considering Physical Therapist Assistant School?
On December 19, Goodwin Occupational Therapy Assistant clinical instructor Cynthia Andisio and two of her students, Christina Rodino and Adam Arrowsmith, attended a recognition event at the Lyceum in Hartford honoring Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy for his role in co-authoring … Continue reading OTA Students Attend Landmark Healthcare Event
Healthcare is by far one of the top thriving fields today. So much, in fact, that experts predict healthcare will quickly become the largest employment sector of the United States economy. Within a decade, over 2.3 million jobs will become … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Pursue a Healthcare Education Today
Are you considering becoming an OT or OTA? Occupational therapy is an up-and-coming, rewarding field full of opportunity for compassionate individuals interested in a healthcare career. Occupational therapy practitioners are everyday heroes in the medical field — they are trained … Continue reading OT vs. OTA: Which Occupational Therapy Career is Right for You?
The demand for healthcare professionals is increasing at rapid rates, with a projected 2.3 million job openings by the year 2024. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “The healthcare and social assistance major sector is expected to become the … Continue reading Find the Right Career Path in Health Care
Deanne Anderson, Director of Goodwin’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program, was honored a Health Care Hero in CT. Read about her impact at Goodwin College. Continue reading Goodwin OTA Director Recognized a Health Care Hero