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The Good and Bad of Acute Inpatient Rehab

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So you’re thinking about becoming an acute inpatient rehab OT? Newly graduated, in the midst of studying for the NBCOT, and on the pursuit of applying for a plethora of OT jobs: sound familiar? There are so many settings from which to choose: outpatient ortho, home health, acute inpatient rehab …

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What NOT To Do When Applying For OT Jobs

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We all know that applying for OT jobs is intimidating. It is especially stressful applying for OT jobs since this may be your first “real” job as a new grad occupational therapist. From building a great resume to writing the perfect cover letter, it’s all a bit daunting. But now …

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How to Ace Your Acute Care OT Interview

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I was lucky enough to interview Lauren Sheehan, OTD, OTR/L, a former acute care hiring manager in Seattle, Washington. She shared tons of great information about how to ace your acute care OT interview. Here’s a bit about her: Without further ado, here’s how to ace your acute care OT …

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60 Effective School-Based Apps for Occupational Therapy

School-based apps for occupational therapy are a must have in the age of the iPhone and iPad. Many OTs are moving towards using applications to help with treatment, including in the development of skills for pediatric patients. With innumerable applications and resources available today, finding and sorting through applications can …

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The Good and Bad of Early Intervention OT

Are you considering being an early intervention OT? Being fresh out of school and on the hunt for your first job as an early intervention OT can be extremely overwhelming on its own. Especially when trying to visualize all the pros and cons of each different setting and population that you …

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6 Ways to Crush Your Mental Health Fieldwork

A mental health fieldwork may sound completely foreign. Images of psych wards, straight jackets, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest may come to mind. First of all, a mental health fieldwork can take place in a wide variety of locations including homeless shelters, outpatient and day treatment locations, or …

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Top 5 Considerations for Your First Early Intervention OT Job

You’ve just graduated and passed the NBCOT (YAY!), and now it’s time to find your first early intervention OT job! You want to work in pediatrics, but where to start? Positions in different settings can provide different benefits and challenges. This article outlines some important considerations for the early intervention (EI) setting …

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