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Occupational Therapy. Caitlin Cosgrove College Students. Occupations include. Self care Work Play Leisure. Therefore, Occupational Therapy is. a treatment that helps people become successful in their everyday occupations .

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Occupational therapy

Occupational Therapy

Caitlin Cosgrove

College Students

Occupations include

Occupations include..

Self care




Therefore occupational therapy is

Therefore, Occupational Therapy is..

a treatment that helps people become successful in their everyday occupations.

Independence is the main goal in ones daily life

Who do ots work with

Who do OTswork with?

People all across the lifespan

Infants to Elders

Clients have health problems that effect their..

Motor skills

Self help skills




What education is required

What education is required?

At least a Masters degree in the field

Takes about 2 ½ years to complete full time

Needs to be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy

How much do ots make

How much do OTs make?

The median is around $70,000 a year

Limited on stress

Would that suit your lifestyle and needs?

Working with new clients often

Form meaningful relationships with each patient

Where can you work

Where can you work?

Physical Rehabilitation

Mental Health Services


Research Schools Hospitals

Personality traits

Personality traits








Skills needed to be successful

Skills needed to be successful?

Good Judgment

Decision making skills

Active listener

Time management



Team work

Team Work!

You may need to collaborate with a PT, speech therapist, nurse, or social worker with a certain patient





Occupational therapy

Make a difference

Classes i should be taking now

Classes I should be taking now?

Anatomy and Physiology




Lifespan Development

Are their master programs in nj

Are their Master programs in NJ?



The University of Sciences in Philadelphia

Occupational therapy

Give back

Is this a good field to get into

Is this a good field to get into?

It reached Forbes top 10 best Masters degrees for jobs

USNews declared it one of the best health care jobs

Do i need to become licensed

Do I need to become licensed?

Yes, graduates must pass the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy certification exam.

Occupational therapy


Help i m not 100 sure this career is for me

Help, I’m not 100% sure this career is for me!

That’s okay! Take some time out and shadow an OT

Get to see how they work and which age range you are most interested in.

Outlook for the upcoming years

Outlook for the upcoming years

Occupational therapy

Most importantly…

Help them reach their life's full potential

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