Welcome to the OTAC Continuing Education Center!
OTAC's Continuing Education Center is under the guidance of OTAC's Professional Development and Leadership Committee. The Committee's purpose is to provide leadership, coordination, and support for quality continuing education of occupational therapy practitioners including leadership, mentoring, and training.
Benefits and activities under the Continuing Education Center include:
OTAC Annual Conference. October 24-27, 2013, Sacramento, CA
This is the premier professional development conference in the Western United States. Held every October, this Conference features high quality speakers offerig the latest occupationally-centered, evidence-based practices. In addition, the Conference offers a variety of ways for you to connect with old friends and to make new friends, collaborate with your colleagues on new ideas, and celebrate the profession. Activities include an exhibit hall with opportunities to win prizes and discover new OT products and services and to meet with recruiters, Awards Gala Dinner, Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon, Alumni and Student Receptions, CFOT Luncheon and Sympoisum, Keynote Address, and more. Earn professional development units. Members receive discounted rates.
OTAC Spring Symposium. This event is on hiatus for 2013 in consideration of AOTA's Annual Conference being held in California.
This annual symposium held in the spring is an easy and convenient opportunity to earn high quality professional development units from well-respected California-based occupational therapy practitioners. As with the Annual Conference, this symposium also focuses on offering the latest occupationally-centered, evidence-based practices. Earn professional development units. Members receive discounted rates. Click here for more information.
Through OTAC's partnership with Dynamic Learning Online, Inc., occupational therapy practitioners have access to quality continuing education from the convenience of their home, office, or wherever. Click here to subscribe to Dynamic Learning for $99 and click here to access the enrollment procedures.
Taped Conference Sessions/Podcasts/Webinars/PowerPoints
Click here to access list of available taped sessions, podcasts, webinars, and powerpoints.
California Foundation for Occupational Therapy (CFOT). The Foundation offers scholarships, traineeships, and grants to OTAC members. The scholarship application deadline is annually on May 31 and the grant application deadlines is annually on June 30. For traineeships, request an application from the director of occupational therapy assistants' program where you are enrolled. Learn more at www.cfot.org.