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Written by Taelor Millsap, Published on September 4, 2018

In OT school, you likely learned about physical trauma, from polytraumas sustained from an explosion on the battlefield, or the physical forces behind a traumatic brain injury. However, there are other kinds of trauma, resulting from different types of events than physical traumas. Psychological trauma can have long-lasting harmful effects just like physical trauma, and treating childhood trauma, as a particular form of psychological trauma, requires a specific plan.

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Topics:Clinicalevidence-based practicepediatricstrauma

Written by Jaime Spencer, Published on August 28, 2018

Rock Star Pediatric Occupational Therapy Practitioners are often on a VERY limited budget. Budget-friendly pediatric OT tools that work on multiple areas are a great investment. And my favorite spot to get them?

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Topics:Clinicalmoneyoccupational therapy settingspediatrics

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 Kyla Salisbury, Published on April 3, 2018

In the clinic and school-based setting, each patient and child we see is different.

Individuals come to occupational therapy with a different set of experiences, perspectives, and even sensory systems functioning when compared to others. This is why I like occupational therapy.

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Topics:Clinicalpediatric occupational therapypediatricssensory systemstips for new grads

Written by Shilah Todd, Published on November 28, 2017

We all know that applying for OT jobs is intimidating.

It is especially stressful applying for OT jobs since this may be your first "real" job as a new grad occupational therapist.

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Topics:acute careapplying for jobsapplying to OT jobsCareerscover lettercvinterviewjobsLicensureNew gradNew Grad SuccesspediatricsresumesalarySNF

Written by Kyla Salisbury, Published on September 18, 2017

School-based apps for occupational therapy are a must have in the age of the iPhone and iPad.

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Topics:applicationsappsCareersClinicalipadiphonepediatricsschool basedtechnology

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