Occupational Therapy Assistant
Program Aims & PurposeOccupational Therapy is a profession that provides services to children and adults of all ages whose lives have been disrupted by physical injury or illness, developmental programs, the aging process and psychosocial dysfunction. Occupational Therapy Assistants use occupation to help others reach their maximum level of independence in daily activities and live their lives to the fullest.
- If you are a person who enjoys helping people help themselves...
- If you are a person who enjoys creative problem solving...
- If you are a person who enjoys working with your hands...
- If you are a good team player...
THEN ...Occupational Therapy may be the career choice for you!
The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at SLCC offers a 2-year Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree enabling the graduate to work in settings like acute care hospitals, rehabilitation centers/clinics, psychiatric hospitals, community living facilities, home health agencies, community mental health centers, school systems, and nursing homes.
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An education at SLCC can provide the key to unlock the door of opportunity for you to use your talents and skills in providing meaningful occupation to those in need.
Graduates at Salt Lake Community College have consistently demonstrated an excellent passing rate for the certification exam required by the state of Utah for licensure. This national examination is provided by the National Board for the Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) 12 South Summit Avenue Suite 100 Gaithersburg, MD, 20877.
This program is accredited through 2015-2016 by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). ACOTE contact information: 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814-3449, (301) 652-2682 (Direct), (301) 652-7711 (Fax), (800) 377-8555 (TTY) or http://www.acoteonline.org/ .