To succeed as a full-time Certified Occupational Therapist in an encouraging and challenging setting with supportive mentors and team-oriented employees.
Pediatric Settings: Early Intervention, School of Autism, Outpatient Rehab
Responsibilities included: Treating pediatric patients with a variety of disabilities under the supervision of an OT, performing early intervention evaluations, and communicating with families.
Responsibilities included: Teaching high school students with cognitive disabilities how to navigate the public transportation system. Determining whether or not individuals were eligible for the paratransit program in Philadelphia.
Responsibilities included: Leading various group activities for children ages 2-4 and determining how occupational therapy can benefit this specific age group. Child care activities such as dressing and feeding were also pertinent aspects of this fieldwork location.
Responsibilities included: Transporting clients, client interaction, performing initial evaluations, teaching patients proper use of various assistive equipment and leading intervention sessions with the supervision of an OTR.