Multicultural Networking Groups

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

National Black Occupational Therapy Caucus (NBOTC)


Tara C. Alexander, OTR/L, CPC, President:
Hazel L. Breland, PhD. OTR/L, Vice President:

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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