Occupational Therapy Program Goals
The OT program will improve the quality of healthcare services
through the education of knowledgeable, reflective, creative, and
service-oriented occupational therapy practitioners who are prepared for
leadership in the profession.
Students who successfully complete the curriculum will be able to:
Design and deliver humanistic, ethical, and high-quality occupational
therapy services to individual clients and to design home programs for families
Design population-based community occupation-based programs that
reflect unmet and emerging community needs.
- Integrate community, technological, and educational resources into
interventions, program planning, and management of occupational therapy
Collaborate skillfully with individuals from diverse cultures,
other professionals, non-professionals, peers, families, and community members.
Effectively communicate ideas, concerns, goals, and plans to
colleagues, supervisors, and managers, using written and spoken language.
Demonstrate self-knowledge and the ability to adapt to changing
social and environmental demands.
Demonstrate the ability to give and receive feedback from others
and to supervise staff.
Understand and excel in complex environments that provide
occupational therapy services.
Advance the knowledge base of occupational therapy through
Provide service to the community, including the college,
national, state, and local occupational therapy organizations.
Provide effective, skilled leadership within the occupational