Highest paying occupational therapy specialty

What’s the Highest Paying Occupational Therapy Specialty?

If you’re in the process of becoming an occupational therapist, you probably already know that the tuition costs of OT school can be steep, whether you opt for a Master’s or Doctorate in Occupational Therapy.  Occupational therapy certainly isn’t a field that’s all about the money, but instead about making a positive difference in peoples’ […]

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Four Tips to Know Before Becoming a Travel Occupational Therapist

Whether you’re a new grad or seasoned therapist nearing retirement, you’ve probably been curious about travel therapy at some point in your career. It’s hard not to see the flashy promises of doubling your salary and beautiful pictures of exotic locales and wonder if becoming a travel occupational therapist (or a travel therapist in another […]

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successfully negotiate your ot job offer

Successfully Negotiate Your OT Job Offer

Many occupational therapists find that, among their excitement and anxiety over starting a new job, the details sort of blur together. Employers present new hires with a ton of paperwork in a short time, which all needs signatures and your immediate attention. Contracts, disclosures, addendums, and more, can get very overwhelming very quickly. Therapists, especially […]

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11 OTA to OTR Bridge Programs

11 Accredited OTA to OTR Bridge Programs (No Bachelor’s Needed!)

If you’re an occupational therapy assistant (OTA/COTA) thinking about making the transition into becoming an occupational therapist (OTR), you’ll first need to figure out which OTA to OTR bridge program will be the best fit for you. There’s a lot to consider including (but not limited to) cost, requirements, location, program flexibility (for the working […]

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Should I Become a Travel Therapist?

Whenever I talk to my old grad school classmates or former coworkers about working in travel therapy, I often get met with comments like “Oh, I wish I could do that,” or “You’re so lucky. I could never manage that.” And while I do feel incredibly fortunate to be able to have lived this traveling […]

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