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Written by Aisling Murphy, Published on June 5, 2018

Communicating with parents in pediatric settings can be a stressful part of the collaborative therapy process, especially for new grads. Here, I'll cover some practical strategies to enable effective communication between the OT and the parent.

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Topics:Careerscommunicationfamilyparentspatient educationpediatric occupational therapy

Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on May 3, 2018

[box type="shadow" align="" class="" width=""]I was a Junior in high school when I found occupational therapy through volunteer work at a local hospital. The OT room had a positive vibe and the therapists showed great caring for each patient. It drew me in and I never looked back! My early career focused on adult rehabilitation. I started in acute care and eventually moved to hand therapy. However, it was the birth of my own two boys that changed everything.

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Topics:Careershand therapyinterviewnon-clinical careerspediatricstechnology

Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on April 26, 2018

I was lucky enough to interview Mandy Mack, who I met when she joined the clinical field team at MGH Institute of Health Professions while I was a student. Here's a bit about her:

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Topics:Careersinterviewnon-clinical careers

Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on April 5, 2018

I was lucky enough to interview Rafael Salazar, a consulting OT in Georgia, Member of the State OT Board, and owner of Rehab U Practice Solutions. Here's a bit about him:

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Topics:Careersconsultinginterviewnon-clinical careersUEupper extremity

Written by Antonio Chirumbolo, Published on April 4, 2018

Finding your first occupational therapy job after graduating from occupational therapy school can be challenging. There are many hurdles to overcome and big decisions you’ll need to make when starting the search for your first job.

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Topics:applying to OT jobsCareersinterviewNBCOTNew Grad Successoccupational therapy cover letteroccupational therapy interviewoccupational therapy resumePRNpros and consstudyVideoswebinarsyoutubeyoutube live

Written by Denae Asel-Templin MS, OTR/L, Published on March 20, 2018

So you’ve passed the NBCOT and can officially claim your “OTR” title. Now you are faced with the challenge of deciding upon a setting to work in — a task that can be overwhelming in and of itself. As a new grad, I thought I was going to work in the outpatient or acute care setting because that’s primarily where my experience was.

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Topics:burnoutCareershome healthpatientstips for new grads

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