Exploring OT and OTA collaboration in the field

If you have read my blog post before, you know I am an occupational therapist and a preceptor to placement students. At my full-time job I take students who are in occupational therapy, and the occupational therapy assistant program, personal support workers, and recreational therapist. We also have students from other disciplines who do placementContinue reading “Exploring OT and OTA collaboration in the field”

Simple self care tonight

It’s been a TRANSITION to go from a week of vacation back to a super busy week at work, and at the end of yesterday I was exhausted. As a preceptor to college and university students in the healthcare field, I try to focus a lot on self care as a professional. This week, toContinue reading “Simple self care tonight”

Conversation starter: How can you be the best Occupational Therapy placement supervisor?

This past year, I had the pleasure of becoming a placement supervisor to Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant students. Yes I said it, the pleasure of … as much as it is an extra role on my plate, I LOVE mentoring placement students. As a child I always wanted to be a teacher, andContinue reading “Conversation starter: How can you be the best Occupational Therapy placement supervisor?”

Controversial opinion: COVID quarantine taught me how to be ok without being productive… I’ve learned how to relax

Reflection for self growth and mental health

As it is October, we celebrate Occupational Therapy month in Canada! I had loads of plans to share lots of information this month about OT, but I am on vacation in beautiful BC for a few more days and haven’t had much of a chance to do so. So My goal is to extend theContinue reading “Reflection for self growth and mental health”

Book Review: The Big Worry Day

If there’s one thing about me, it’s that I love a good childrens book. Coming into our home and looking at our shelves, you would think that we have children! Since my vision of my life has moved from becoming a mother to living childfree, my childrens book collection has become super focused on teachingContinue reading “Book Review: The Big Worry Day”