Lauren Vail Rowan University Health Promotion & Fitness Management Students Occupational Therapy
Inform you what Occupational Therapy is. Who Occupational Therapist work with. Where they work. How to become an Occupational Therapist. This presentation will…
Helps people participate in everyday life activities through therapeutic activities. What Is occupational Therapy?
Helping children with disabilities. Helping to recover from injury. Support for older adults experiencing changes. Common Interventions include:
Occupational therapy services Individualized evaluation to determine goals Customized intervention to improve daily ability Evaluate whether goals can be met or not
Services continued: Evaluation of person and equipment used Equipment and training Education and training for family/caregivers
Children and Youth Healthy Living Mental Health Aging Disability and Rehabilitation Work Related Clients Wide Variety of Clients!
Hospitals; state, local, and private Offices of: Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists & Audiologists Nursing care facilities Home health care services Individual and Family services Schools Work Environment
Bachelors Degree in related field Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy Pass the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapist Volunteer or work in Occupational setting become an occupational Therapist
Communication Skills Compassion Interpersonal Skills Listening Skills Patience Writing Skills Important Qualities
Average pay as of 2010 $65,000 to$80,000 Pay
Kean University Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Seton Hall University Master’s program
Occupational Therapy For More Information United States Bureau of Labor