The committee creates social media content, advocates for the role of occupational therapy in NS, and advocates to reduce systematic barriers that impact our clients. Advocacy is completed through written letters and attending panels/forums to discuss various concerns.
Meetings: Final Tuesday of each month from 12:15pm-1:00pm
Time Commitment: 2-4hours/month
Contact: Aly Pickard-Tattrie at firstname.lastname@example.org
The committee organizes and plans the educational opportunities that NSSOT provides to contribute to occupational therapist’s professional development. The committee is always looking for new topics and contacts to be able to provide an array of educational opportunities!
Meetings: No formal meetings
Time commitment: One hour/month
Contact: Emily Nickerson at email@example.com
This presentation was developed to clarify and provide a consistent message about the role of occupational therapy in mental health care in Nova Scotia. It was also opportunity to support students at Dalhousie School of Occupational Therapy to complete their remaining fieldwork hours.