Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

I Love OT Podcast

Jul 14, 2019

It's that magical time when students are graduating and completing fieldwork, dreaming of a professional career as an OT practitioner.  In this episode, I talk about what the evidence says about your first year of practice, what you need to understand about professional practice beyond your textbooks, and...


Jun 21, 2019

After a bit of a break, the latest episode is here! In this episode, I explain why "The Future" is a great reason for me and us to love OT.  I talk about how we build and ensure a strong future and value for our profession through our selection and development of the next generation of OT practitioners.  I talk...


May 24, 2019

Rock climbing!  It's an activity!  It's a sport!  It's a problem!  It's a challenge!  It's a metaphor!

This episode is a comprehensive look at the use of rock climbing, top roping, and bouldering as therapeutic modalities for different populations and a wide variety of conditions.  Lots of good information here,...


May 10, 2019

Commencement addresses inspire you, make you think, challenge you to examine your path forward in life.  Only thing is, you usually only get one when you complete your OT program.  Why can't we have one every year?  We could all certainly use the inspiration!  In that spirit, I offer a brief Commencement Address for...


Apr 26, 2019

Disaster strikes!  How will the community respond and rebuild?

It may well depend on how OT practitioners are involved before, during, and after the event.  This episode describes research that challenges us to re-think our role in our communities and imagine our profession as a critical link to a bright and successful...