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Multicultural Networking Groups

The Networking Groups are independent groups and are not officially affiliated with AOTA.

National Black Occupational Therapy Caucus (NBOTC)

Contacts: 
Tara C. Alexander, OTR/L, CPC, President: turtle93kc@hotmail.com
Hazel L. Breland, PhD. OTR/L, Vice President: brelandh@musc.edu
Nadine Kwebetchou, MS, OTR/L, Professional Action Chair: nadine.kwebetchou@gmail.com

The mission:
Identify, share and attempt to resolve issues that are germane to African-American occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and occupational therapy students and to enhance participation in professional associations.

The objectives:

  • Increase communication among African-American therapists, assistants, and students
  • Increase student recruitment, retention and certification
  • Promote equal opportunity in employment and education
  • Encourage professional association participation and leadership
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