Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 12

Happy blogmas day 10! Today I am sharing the final installment of the Level II Fieldwork Diaries. I can't believe I am officially DONE with level II fieldwork! I just completed my 12th week at a public school system, and I am so grateful for the experience. I learned so much, and I was able … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 12

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

Occupational Therapy in Schools

Hey readers! This semester I took an elective called School-Based Practice in Occupational Therapy. I have a level 2 fieldwork placement at a school this fall, and in general I wanted to learn more about pediatrics. Since approximately 20% of occupational therapists work in schools, I thought this would be a very valuable course to … Continue reading Occupational Therapy in Schools