Occupational Therapy Assistants
Assist occupational therapists in providing occupational therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, direct activity programs, and document the progress of treatments. Generally requires formal training.
* Self Control
* Attention to Detail
* Concern for Others
* Social Orientation
* Stress Tolerance
* Maintain and promote a positive attitude toward clients and their treatment programs.
* Monitor patients' performance in therapy activities, providing encouragement.
* Select therapy activities to fit patients' needs and capabilities.
Health Care and Social Assistance
Sample Job Titles
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