Hey readers! This week I am featuring Emily Idemoto, an OTD student and one of my classmates! She recently traveled to AOTA Conference and had a really cool experience where she was able to help present research that she has been assisting with. She also loves rock climbing and has great experience working with children … Continue reading OT Feature: Emily Idemoto, OT/s
Hey readers! This week's journal club discussion is slightly different than usual. Instead of reading an article and discussing it, we will actually be discussing a scale that can be used to assess the interventions that we learn about in the future. I learned about the FAME scale in my research class. This scale was … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #15: The FAME Scale
Hey readers! I just got back from New Orleans a few days ago, and I am so excited to share my thoughts with all of you today. All I can say is: WOW...what a weekend! I feel really grateful and appreciative of the opportunity that I had to travel to NOLA for this conference. I … Continue reading What I Learned at AOTA Conference: 2019
Hey readers! Welcome to week 2 of OT Month and our second OT feature! Today I introduce you to John Paul (JP). He has really cool experience in research in the areas of neuroscience and social psychology that he did before he decided to attend OT school. He also talks about his own experiences as … Continue reading OT Feature: JP Bonadonna, OT/s
Hey readers! This week's journal club discussion is brought to you based on a question that came to my mind at AOTA Conference. While I was at the conference, I attended a Conversations That Matter session entitled "A Climate of Crisis Post-Parkland: How to Optimize & Advocate for the Use of Mental-Health Approaches in School-Based … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #14: Treating Mental Health in School-Based Practice
Hey readers! Happy OT Month! We have a whole month dedicated to occupational therapy, and you've decided that you want to join this wonderful profession. But how do you get there?! What Program Do I Choose? The first thing to decide is what program to apply to. This definitely comes down to personal preference. There … Continue reading So you want to be an OT…Now what?
Hey readers! Welcome to the newest series on my blog: OT Features! Today I bring to you Amanda G.'s story. She has such a cool background with a masters degree in mental health counseling specializing in expressive therapies, which gives her a really unique view of OT. I am so excited for you all to … Continue reading OT Feature: Amanda G., OT/s