AOTA Alerts

Updated April 21, 2014

New Edition of Framework: The 3rd edition of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process has been published online and in the March/April 2014 issue of AJOT. View a PDF (log in) or see it in AJOT.

Volunteer Opportunities: The Volunteer Leadership Development Committee (VLDC) is seeking candidates for a number of leadership positions across the Association. Deadline is April 25. See them all and consider volunteering.

Emerging Leaders: Are you an OT or OTA Student in the last year of  your professional preparation or new practitioner with 5 years or less experience who is ready to develop as a leader in your profession? Consider applying for AOTA’s Emerging Leaders Development Program. Application submission begins April 14.

Representative Assembly (RA): Find a summary of the Spring 2014 RA Online Meeting here (pdf).

Pediatric Chat: Join us for a pediatric chat on Autism Awareness and Safety, May 5 at 7 p.m. ET.

ACOTE: The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) is seeking new members for the Roster of Accreditation Evaluators (RAE). RAE members evaluate the compliance with ACOTE Standards for more than 450 OT and OTA educational programs.

Community of Leaders: Join the conversation. The AOTA Community of Leaders has articles and perspectives about leadership! Find out more at

Evidence Exchange: We have new worksheets and guidelines for Critically Appraised Papers (CAPs) to make it easier and quicker to submit to the Evidence Exchange, AOTA's central repository for evidence-based literature reviews and related resources. The Evidence Exchange is now open for CAP submissions.

Coding: With new codes for occupational therapy and changing payment systems, AOTA needs direct access to occupational therapy practitioners with knowledge in these areas. Take a 5 minute survey to let us know your expertise and that you’d like to be a part of this important endeavor. We especially need practitioners in mental health and private practice.