ABOUT the PROFESSION
Occupational therapy is a health profession that utilizes therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations) to help people across the lifespan to participate in the things they want and need to do.
Occupational Therapy is consistently ranked as one of the top career options by US News & World Report, Glassdoor, and Forbes. For more details, please follow the links below.
|January 2018: Ranking of the 100 Best Jobs for 2018: Occupational Therapist is No. 11|
|January 2018: 50 Best Jobs in America for 2018: Occupational Therapist is No. 4|
|January 2018: The 10 Best Jobs to Apply for in 2018: Occupational Therapist is No. 4|
Where does an occupational therapist work?
An occupational therapist works in a variety of settings including but not limited to the followings.
- Long-term Care and Skilled Nursing Facilities
- Rehabilitation Centers
- Mental Health
- Home Health
- Private Practices
- Outpatient Clinics
- Early Intervention
- Nontraditional Community Practice Settings such as Home Design/Modifications and Business Ergonomics
Click above to watch the video from AOTA website
To learn more about the profession of Occupational Therapy, please visit the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) website here.
To Watch OT Distinctive Value YouTube video from AOTA here.