History of Occupational Therapy Training

History of Occupational Therapy Video

Description of the History of Occupational Therapy Video

 Understanding the History of Occupational Therapy is crucial to being a well-versed, competent, cutting-edge OT practitioner who knows how to practice in their entire scope of practice. There is an ongoing debate of top-down vs. bottom-up and many of our former leaders have wrestled with the nature of occupational therapy. The truth is, according to the actual history and progression of the profession — Occupational therapy is a profession that maintains a top-down vantage point, while being fully equipped to rehabilitate and remediate from the bottom-up so that we remain relevant, competent, and skilled medical professionals receiving education on physiological elements of healing for the entire body regardless of diagnosis. 

To download the full cited essay and occupational therapy history timeline, CLICK HERE.