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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

Work

Play

Leisure


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

Arousal

Attention

Sensory


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

Pediatrics

Research Schools Hospitals


Personality traits

Personality traits

Personable

Trustworthy

Optimistic

Realistic

Respectful

Encouraging

Patient


Skills needed to be successful

Skills needed to be successful?

Good Judgment

Decision making skills

Active listener

Time management

Speaking

Writing


Team work

Team Work!

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

Together

Everyone

Achieves

More


Occupational therapy

Make a difference


Classes i should be taking now

Classes I should be taking now?

Anatomy and Physiology

Psychology

Sociology

Kinesiology

Lifespan Development


Are their master programs in nj

Are their Master programs in NJ?

Stockton

Kean

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

Educate


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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