Best Practices in the Role of Occupational Assistants in Schools (Chapter 4)
Authors: Mindy Jost, COTA/L and Jennifer L. Rohn, COTA/L CE Development: Jennifer L. Rohn, COTA/L
Earn .1 AOTA CEU (1.25 NBCOT PDUs/1 contact hour)
This course is based on Chapter 4 of AOTA’s best-selling publication, Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools. The course encourages you to explore best practices for collaboration between OTAs and OTs and includes supervision resources not found in the book chapter. By reading the chapter and completing the CE exam, you will learn about appropriate resources and skills to practice and document effective, ethical collaborative supervision.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will:
1. Identify the role of an occupational therapy assistant when providing services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA).
2. Assess appropriate, ethical responses to common practice situations in school settings.
3. Articulate the supervisee/supervisor relationship and proper documentation of OTA/OT supervision.
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CE Editors: Gloria Frolek Clark, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA & Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA