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The EWU Department of Occupational Therapy invites you to:

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Announcements

Each year, occupational therapists, fieldwork educators, student coordinators of Eastern occupational students’ fieldwork placements and other community partners are invited to participate and provide structured feedback for student applicants to Eastern Washington University’s MOT program.

Participants can join for as little as a couple of hours to an all day experience as several “teams” of students move through an interviewing process. The process includes a group interview, team building activity and program orientation. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Lee Knous, Secretary Sr., at lknous@ewu.edu.

The Class of 2025 interview day is scheduled for Saturday January 14, 2023.

EWU MOT Class of 2022 Student Capstones

  • A Qualitative Study of Clinical Perspectives Concerning Pediatric Occupational Therapy Practitioners Who Utilize MNRI®
  • Implementing Nature-Based Interventions in Pediatric Occupational Therapy Practice
  • Increasing the Consideration of Using or Referring Adaptive Yoga for Individuals Post Spinal Cord Injury via an Instructional Video
  • Occupational Therapy in Transitional Housing: Supporting Skill Development for Women Preparing to Transition to Permanent Housing
  • Occupational Therapy Interventions in Forensic Mental Health Settings: A Scoping Review
  • Parent Training on Self-Regulation Strategies for Former Afghan Refugee Children
  • Psycho-emotional education for occupational therapists supporting individuals assuming the role of family-caregiver for people with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • The Effectiveness of an Educational Workshop for Interdisciplinary Healthcare Students Addressing Prevention, Identification, and Management of Agitation in Traumatic Brain Injury in Inpatient Settings
  • The Role of Occupational Therapy in Treating Postpartum Women: A Scoping Review

Periodically throughout the academic year, the Occupational therapy Fieldwork office either singly or in collaboration with other departments on campus, will sponsor continuing education offerings.  Please check back here periodically for new announcements.

We host events throughout the year. Check back frequently for information regarding our annual events.

Job Openings

We maintain an updated list of occupational therapy job postings for graduates and community members.

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