Occupational therapy practitioners can help people with an injury or disability find and keep a job. They also help prevent work-related injuries and illnesses. They promote health, productivity, and job satisfaction.
Occupational therapists must have a master’s degree for entry-level practice, and occupational therapy assistants must have an associate’s degree. Both must pass an initial certification exam.
The Tip Sheets below provide just a few of the many ways occupational therapy practitioners help people in the workplace.
Returning to Work After Injury
Tendon Injuries in the Hand