Do you have what it takes to be a school-based Occupational Therapist?

March 7th, 2017 | Posted by Amber in Education Services

Are you considering contracting as a school-based occupational therapist? Check out the skills listed below, and find out if you have what it takes to become a school-based occupational therapist!

Build Trust

When it comes school-based therapy success, trust is imperative. As a school therapy professional, you not only must build relationships with students but also the teachers and parents of your patients. Trusting relationships with all three parties will help you best treat patients effectively and solve problems constructively.

Be Positive

Students are unique patients. After all, they’re kids! We all have good days and bad, but it’s up to you to make every day in therapy…great! By pushing positivity you help your patients take one step closer towards achieving a better future and life.

Educate to Empower

As a school OT, it’s up to you to formulate the exact treatment that your patients need. They are relying on you to educate and empower them. That said, no one expects you to be superman. However, it’s important that you are proving to patients, teachers and parents that you are willing to do whatever you can. You want to show up and know your stuff!

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