Hey readers! An occupational profile is one of the first things that OTs gather from their patients. It allows us to understand who they are, why they are seeking OT services, what is important to them, and what their goals are. We learn all of this by gathering information about client factors, performance skills and … Continue reading My Occupational Profile
Tips for Occupational Therapy Observation Hours
Hey readers! For those of you who are thinking about applying to OT school, observation hours are probably at the top of your list of things to do. It can be daunting to reach out to an occupational therapy practice or a major hospital as an undergraduate student looking for observation hours. However, many places … Continue reading Tips for Occupational Therapy Observation Hours
What’s in my Backpack for OT School?
Hey readers! Today I want to share with you what I keep in my backpack for OT school. I like to be prepared, so I carry lots of *seemingly unnecessary* things with me at all times. But I swear, it all comes in handy! I am always the girl who has spare pens and Bandaids. … Continue reading What’s in my Backpack for OT School?
Preparing for your First Day of OT School
Hey readers! Lots of my followers are about to embark on their OT school journeys, so I thought that this would be a fitting post as we head into the fall. First of all, congratulations! You have chosen an amazing profession and you should be so proud of getting into OT school. Whether you are … Continue reading Preparing for your First Day of OT School
OT Feature: Cori Ianni, OT/s
Hey readers! Welcome to the last full week of OT month and our second to last OT feature! I have gotten some great reviews on these features, and I am so happy that you guys are loving them! Comment below if you would like to keep seeing OT features after OT month ends (perhaps once … Continue reading OT Feature: Cori Ianni, OT/s
OTD vs MSOT: Which One Should You Choose?
Hey readers! This week we are talking about the OTD vs MSOT debate. I may be a little biased (shout out to my OTD program), so I gathered opinions from other OT students and OT practitioners to hear what they had to say about the matter. I think that this is 100% an individual decision, … Continue reading OTD vs MSOT: Which One Should You Choose?
OT Feature: Emily Idemoto, OT/s
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
What I Learned at AOTA Conference: 2019
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
OT Feature: JP Bonadonna, OT/s
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
Journal Club Discussion #14: Treating Mental Health in School-Based Practice
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