Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will:

  • Envision and articulate their potential contributions to doctoral occupational therapy practice in terms of personal and professional strengths, interests, and goals.
  • Evaluate the professional values and beliefs, described in AOTA’s Values and Beliefs series, as well as distinguish the ways values and beliefs have changed or remain unchanged through time periods and contexts.
  • Discuss strategies for the development and maintenance of expert practice and leadership; relate these skills to their career goals.
  • Discuss AOTA’s Vision statement and initiatives to promote occupational therapy and societal health.
  • Discuss the current and emerging competencies and contemporary issues, including – but not limited to -cultural responsiveness and telehealth, that will be required of occupational therapists in a variety of practice settings.