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Occupational Therapy


Level I Fieldwork

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There are three Level I Fieldwork experiences that allow student to observe and interact with clients and clinicians as they identify and impact physical, psychosocial, and environmental factors that impact participation in occupation. These courses integrate information learned in OTD courses through both field experiences and classroom activities. Students are placed in a variety of settings to obtain hands-on experiences with individuals and groups.

The OTD program believes in learning by doing and as a result, active participation is encouraged with the level of involvement determined by the site, the clients served, and the student's skill level. During these experiences, students work to improve skills such as observation; communication – both written and oral; assessment; treatment planning; and intervention.

Students also grow to understand the OT process and how it impacts the clients and the facility. In the classroom, students have the opportunity to reflect on and synthesize their experiences. Through the clinical and classroom experiences, students should display ethics and critical thinking while promoting occupational justice for others.

Level I Forms

All documents below are .doc files

Level I Collaboration Agreement
Supervisor Evaluation of FW performance
Student Self Evaluation
Evaluation of FW site
MOT 482 January Letter FW Educators
MOT 482 March Letter FW Educators
MOT 572 Letter FW Educators
MOT 587 Letter FW Educators
MOT 610 Letter FW Educators