pros and cons of being a COTA

What are the Pros and Cons of Being a COTA?

After searching and investigating professions, you settle on the wonderful field of Occupational Therapy. You’ve seen how much good can truly be accomplished through the occupational therapy process. As you’re looking, you no doubt automatically gravitate towards working in one specific setting or another. Maybe you received occupational therapy when you were a child and […]

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Follow These 8 Steps to Become a COTA

Occupational therapy is an exciting and fast-growing field. The role of the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, or COTA, is expanding as well. In fact, some estimates predict COTA positions are projected to grow 28 percent from 2016 to 2026 (BLS, 2019) with more positions opening up over the next 10 years. That means that there […]

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OTR vs COTA

OTR vs. COTA: What’s the Difference?

If you’re in the pre-application process of becoming an Occupational Therapy practitioner and are trying to decide which path to choose, this post is for you. General Difference Between OTR vs. COTA Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR) To start with the basics for those of you who are not yet fully aware of the difference, OT(R) […]

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