Important Information for OT Practitioners
On November 18, 2016, new regulations for Occupational Therapy were put into effect. Here is the link:
The most significant change is that Massachusetts law now requires an OT or an OTA signing any medical record, or any other professional documentation, with the licensee’s name, professional designation, and license number. An example would be Mary Smith, OT, xxxx, / John Doe, OTA, xxxx
Karen J. Hefler, OT
SAVE THE DATE
MAOT 2017 Spring SIG Conference
Saturday, April 8th
Worcester State University
Do you have something to share with other Occupational Therapy professionals; work in an expanding Occupational Therapy field; or have a new twist on a traditional Occupational Therapy skill?
MAOT Conference Committee is currently accepting papers for presentations to its annual Spring Conference scheduled for April 8, 2017 at Worcester State University. Deadline for Submission is January 31st, 2017
Membership in MAOT is an investment in yourself and your profession. We offer discounted continuing education, networking opportunities, advocacy and a community of practitioners to help support and further your career.
Please be advised that MAOT membership is not tax deductible.
Guidelines for Provision of Occupational Therapy Services in Massachusetts Public Schools
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Special Feature: Our Professionals at Work
In recognition of Fall Prevention Awareness Day on September 22, READ what Jennifer Kaldenberg, MSA, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA the OT representative for the Massachusetts Commission on Falls Prevention says about OT's role in this area.
Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants in the state of Massachusetts work in a variety of settings serving a population as equally diverse as the environment and context itself. In recognition of the talent and energy of these dedicated professionals, MAOT is pleased to introduce a new topic to our website titled “Special Feature: Our Profession at Work". Each month and when possible in conjunction with national awareness months/days, MAOT will highlight the work of an OT practitioner or group of practitioners in an interview format with accompanying visual images if available. Should you or someone you know be interested in showcasing your skills, please contact MAOT's Public Relations Representative, Ellie Meyer at mailto:email@example.com.
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