Alabama Occupational Therapy Association

ALOTA Goes to Washington!

ALOTA Vice-President, Amy Woodward, recently attended the AOTA Affiliated State Association Presidents… [more]

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ALOTA South District Meeting

 ALABAMA OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION 2013 South District-December Meeting   Join us on December… [more]

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Dive In to Fall Conference 2013! Online and Mail Registration Closed!

We have an excellent agenda of presenters in development, to include Amy Lamb from AOTA, and specialists… [more]

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ALOTA Government Affairs Recognized by AOTA!

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Fall Conference Call for Papers

ALOTA Fall Conference is just around the corner.  This is an excellent opportunity to present with an… [more]

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ALOTA Goes to Washington!

ALOTA Vice-President, Amy Woodward, recently attended the AOTA Affiliated State Association Presidents (ASAP) Meeting in Baltimore, MD, where she had the opportunity to advocate for occupational therapy with lawmakers and staff during Hill Day.   Kudos to Amy for spreading the word about our great profession.

 

RA Message to Alabama OT Practitioners!

March 6, 2014

 
Greetings!

 
My name is Angela Thomas Davis and I am the State of Alabama Representative to the Representative Assembly (RA) of the American Occupational Therapy Association. It is a privilege and honor to represent us as occupational therapy practitioners in our great state.

 

An opportunity awaits you and we want your help. Please take a few minutes and complete a very very short survey. Information about the survey is in the Latest News box on the AOTA home page – www.aota.org – and the AOTA Alerts page has been updated with information about the survey http://www.aota.org/Publications-News/E-Newsletters/Alerts.aspx

 
Should you have questions or concerns, feel free to contact me. My contact information is listed below. Thank you in advance for participating in the survey.

 
Esprit de corps,
Angela T. Davis

 
Dr. Angela T. Davis, OTR/L
Professor of Occupational Therapy
Department of Occupational Therapy
Alabama State University
P. O. Box 271
Montgomery, AL 36117
(334) 229-5612 (office) (334) 229-5882 (FAX)

 
“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they do not have any.” Alice Walker

Important Message from AOTA President!

See the attachment for an important message from AOTA President Ginny Stoffel asking for you to help your profession.

President letter 2014 0130 – Final

Student Scholarships to be Awarded Feb 8 at Conference!

All OT/OTA students in the state of Alabama are encouraged to apply for one of 2 scholarships to be awarded at spring conference on Feb. 8, 2014.  Click here to download the application and submit to Tracy O’Connor  by email: toconnor@health.southalabama.edu.  The deadline for applications is February 1, 2014.

Spring Conference 2014 Registration Open!

Spring conference registration is open!  Earn up to 7.25 CEUs at a GREAT PRICE!  You may register by mail with the brochure below (deadline postmarked by Feb. 1) or online below (deadline by Feb. 4 @ 8:00 a.m.).  On-site registration will also be available as space permits.  Email membership@alota.org to reserve on-site registration space.

Spring conference will be held at Alabama State University in Montgomery, AL on February 8, 2014.  Click here to see the tentative agenda, including new and exciting topics such as iPad access, therapeutic riding, designing affordable assistive technology solutions, pediatric patients becoming adults, and screening for depression.  Lunch will be provided. What a bargain!

Click the following to view our brochure:  ALOTA Spring Conference 2014 Registration Brochure.

VENDORS:  You may pay below, but please also submit this vendor form.

 

Call for Papers: Spring Conference 2014

Are you interested in presenting at ALOTA’s spring conference on February 8, 2014 at Alabama State University?  If so, please see the attached call for papers and submit to amy.woodward@alota.org by January 15, 2014.

ALOTA South District Meeting

 ALABAMA OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION

2013 South District-December Meeting

 

Join us on December 10th

At the University of South Alabama

Department of Occupational Therapy

5721 USA Drive North. Room 2027

Mobile, AL 36688-0002

  The occupational therapy graduating class will present Case Poster Presentations. A great variety of clients and wonderful OT interventions will be presented.  This is a poster session format and you will earn one CEU for each hour you spend reviewing and discussing the posters.

Start time: 3:00 or anytime before 5:00, End time 6:00

You earn contact hours based on time present and number of posters visited.

OT

 

Occupational Therapy

Position Available

United Cerebral Palsy

of Birmingham

 

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham is seeking a full-time Occupational Therapist to work as a member of a  multi-disciplinary team that serves adults with disabilities.

 

This position is based in Birmingham, Alabama and will work with the participants in the Adult Day Program.   This is a full time position available October, 2013.

 

UCP offers an excellent benefit package including vacation, sick leave, retirement benefits, health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance.

 

Applicants should have current Alabama licensure; experience in working with adults with disabilities is a plus.

 

Interested individuals may send resume to JB at 100 Oslo Circle, Birmingham, AL 35211 or you may fax resumes to 943-5210.  Resumes may also be emailed to jbraue@ucpbham.com.

 

 

 

 

OT Job Opportunity

 

Occupational Therapy Position Available

Hand In Hand/

United Cerebral

Palsy of Birmingham

 

Hand In Hand, an affiliate of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham, is seeking a full-time Occupational Therapist to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team that serves children with special needs birth through fourteen years of age.

 

This position is based in Birmingham, Alabama and will serve children in Jefferson, Shelby, Blount and St. Clair Counties.  This is a full time position, which is available October 2013.

 

Hand In Hand offers an excellent benefit package including vacation, sick leave, retirement benefits, health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance.

 

Applicants should have current Alabama licensure and experience in pediatrics.

 

Interested individuals may send resume to NG at 120 Oslo Circle, Birmingham, AL 35211 or you may fax your resume to 205-944-3991.  Resumes may also be emailed to nbarnacastle@ucpbham.com.

Hand In Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer.