World Federation of Occupational Therapists

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World Federation of Occupational Therapists

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An international organization that promotes educational standards for occupational therapists and serves as an advocate for occupational therapy and for those professionals affiliated with its member associations.
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Although occupational therapy educators are required to prepare students for occupational therapy practice in their relevant contexts, educators can introduce additional approaches and definitions used in other regions or countries (WFOT, 2016).
[20] World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT), Environmental Sustainability, Sustainable Practice within Occupational Therapy [Position Statement], World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Taiwan, 2012.
Working collaboratively is ingrained in our profession as reflected in the fact that it is one of the competencies identified in the Minimum Standards for the Education of Occupational Therapists (MSEOT):"knowledge, skills and attitudes...(in) establishing effective working relationships with recipients of occupational therapy and effective teamwork" (WFOT, 2002), and in the standards of many of our national associations or regulatory bodies; for example, the new national competencies identified by the Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand (2015).
degree in occupational therapy from a WFOT approved program.
Let us now occupationally diagnose 'How is occupational therapy doing in response to how our world is doing?' For this we employ Cohen's anecdote, which Sandra Galheigo used to start off her closing keynote at the 2010 WFOT world congress in Santiago de Chile (Galheigo, 2011): A man is walking by the riverside when he notices a body floating down stream.
Fred Sammons and Barb Rider, I had the good fortune of attending the 17th World Federation of Occupational Therapist (WFOT) Congress held for the first time in Cape Town, South Africa.
Indeed, that knowledge base was 'enshrined' in the Minimum Standards for the Education of Occupational Therapists, first adopted in 1952 (WFOT, 2002).
The first step included identification of the WFOT approved entry-level OT programs that were listed on the WFOT website in 2015.
The results of this study lend support to inclusion of pain and sleep HL strategies for clients across the lifespan in future revisions to the CAOT and World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) guidelines for curriculum content and clinical practice.
The World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) defines occupations as "everyday activities that people do ...