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Department Of Occupational Therapy

OPS Administrative Support Assistant

The Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida, is seeking a part-time OPS Administrative Support Assistant to assist with our UF SmartDriver Rehab Program. This is a highly professional position requiring daily contact with the public, faculty, staff, university community and governmental agencies. This position is 20-24 hours per week.

Sandra Edwards Colloquium 2022

The Department of Occupational Therapy will host the sixth annual Sandra Edwards Colloquium on February 12, 2022 as a live virtual online event. The theme for this year's Colloquium is "Functional Cognition in Occupational Therapy: Assessment, Intervention and Technology Across the Lifespan." Our keynote speaker will be Timothy Wolf from the University of Missouri.

UF occupational therapy students help TLC clients in Ocala

The University of Florida's Doctor of Occupational Therapy students were featured in this Gainesville Sun article, highlighting third-year student Bhumi Patel and the students' collaboration with the Transitions Life Center in Ocala, which supports the independence of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

UF OTD Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to the UF OTD students who participated in the contest! We appreciated the creativity and interest of all the photos submitted.

Nontraditional Fieldwork: The Role of Occupational Therapy in a Transitionary Primary Care Clinic

This course will explore non-traditional fieldwork and the opportunity it provides for community-based care focused on wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention. During a non-traditional role-emerging fieldwork placement, students explore the potential for, and establish and implement, an occupational therapy role. Learn about the role of occupational therapy in a transitionary primary care clinic through the lived experiences of members of the UF Health Care One Clinic in Gainesville, FL.

FWE – OT Student Communication – Part 1: Emotionally Intelligent Learning

Part 1: Emotionally Intelligent Learning - This 3-part series will address the Fieldwork Educator (FWE) and fieldwork student relationship throughout the level II experience and how this can either facilitate or hinder the learning experience. Through moderated discussion and Q&A with a diverse panel of fieldwork educators across various clinical practice settings, participants will gain insights on best practices for student-centered communication and learning while optimizing client-centered care.

FWE – OT Student Communication – Part 2: Feedback is a Gift

Part 2: Feedback is a Gift - This 3-part series will address the Fieldwork Educator (FWE) and fieldwork student relationship throughout the level II experience and how this can either facilitate or hinder the learning experience. Through moderated discussion and Q&A with a diverse panel of fieldwork educators across various clinical practice settings, participants will gain insights on best practices for student-centered communication and learning while optimizing client-centered care.