Children’s Book Review Vol. 2

Happy Monday! In honor of Black History Month, today I am sharing 4 children's books written by Black authors. I am no expert, and this is not an exhaustive list. I came across these books as I was perusing my library's children's books and I couldn't pick just one to feature today. During Black History … Continue reading Children’s Book Review Vol. 2

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 10

Hey readers! We are in the home stretch of level II fieldwork! I truly can't believe that I am almost done with all of my fieldwork experiences for OT school. 12 weeks seems daunting at first, but it really does fly by. I have learned so much and I feel like I have grown into … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 10

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 8

Hello and Happy Thanksgiving! I am past my 8th week of level II fieldwork in school-based practice, and things are very busy. This will just be a quick update, so here is what I've been up to for the last few weeks: Week 7 Plan and provide OT intervention for 9 students (we had a … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 8

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 6

Hey readers and happy midterm! This week, my supervisor and I completed my midterm evaluation and it went really well! I got lots of positive feedback with some areas to work on for the next six weeks. I'm starting to find my "groove" as a school-based occupational therapy intern, including finding my own unique OT … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 6

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 4

Hey readers! I just finished week 4 of level II fieldwork in a school system, and it is going GREAT! I am starting to feel much more confident in data collection, interventions, and evaluations. My caseload has increased quite a bit in the last two weeks, and I have performed and written up two evaluations. … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 4

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 2

Hey readers! Last week, I finished my second week of level II fieldwork in a public school system. I am in an elementary school 3 days per week, a middle school 1 day per week, and remote 1 day per week. I will eventually also take over supervision of a COTA who works in the … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 2

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 12

I can't believe my first level II fieldwork placement is already over! This week, I had to say goodbye to all of the wonderful OTs, COTAs, children, and families that I worked with throughout the summer, and it was really bittersweet. I'm happy because I had such a fun, formative experience at this clinic, but … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 12

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 10

Hey readers! 2. Weeks. Left. That is absolutely wild! These last 10 weeks have flown by, and I have learned so much. I am now at a full entry-level OT caseload (or close to it... Covid has caused some changes), and some days are definitely harder than others. This week I'll share a few updates, … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 10

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 8

Hey readers! 8 weeks down, only 4 more to go! I'm going to keep this post short because I covered a lot in my last blog post for my midterm recap. The past two weeks have revolved around increasing my caseload, taking on more responsibility, and working towards achieving my midterm goals. I am also … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 8