Welcome back to the Occupational Therapy Specialties and Certifications series! For today's installment, we are talking about the ImPACT certification, a certification focused on concussion management. I had never heard of this certification until Jeanette reached out to me to share her experience as an ITOT (ImPACT Trained OT). After looking into it, it seems … Continue reading ImPACT Certification with Jeanette Barajas, OTR/L, LSVT, ITOT
I have been very excited for this interview to be released since I first started emailing with Diana. When I originally sent out a request to my followers on Instagram about finding OTs with specialties or certifications to be featured on my blog, I had a follower reach out and tell me about OrthoGeorgia, an … Continue reading Hand Therapy with Diana Williams, OTR/L, CHT
Have you heard of DIRFloortime®? Until I started this series on OT specialties and certifications, I hadn't heard of DIRFloortime® - not a single clue! But Emily, a pediatric OT practicing in Hong Kong reached out to share about her experience with this certification and how it has impacted her practice! Before we dive into … Continue reading DIRFloortime® with Emily Nguyen, OTR/L
Have you heard of an AOTA badge? Before this interview I hadn't! AOTA badges are a digital way to show your learning achievements. Currently, you can obtain a badge is these specialties: Autism Cancer Rehabilitation Driving and Community Mobility Early Identification Emerging Leaders Development Program Falls Prevention Fieldwork Educator Fieldwork Educator Certificate Home Modification Low … Continue reading AOTA Badges with Jenna Nguyen, OTR/L
Masters of OT or OT Doctorate? Which is right for you?
I never thought I’d go to Israel. I always pictured it as a faraway land where all these historical, biblical events happened. But that’s it, nothing more. So, as I sat with my two Jewish roommates back in Tallahassee, Florida and listened to their summer plans where yet again they would be traveling to Israel … Continue reading Reflections on the Holy Land
Hi! My name is Caroline and I was born and raised in the suburbs of Miami, FL, but I like to think that most of my time was spent on the ocean: out on the islands off Key Biscayne, or at our family home in the Florida Keys. Most summers were spent traveling: road trips … Continue reading About Me