School-Based Practice for Occupational Therapy CertificateDeepen Your Practice As A School-Based Occupational Therapist
Online | 1 Year | Certificate for Academic Credit
School-Based Practice for OT Certificate Highlights
Learn Best Current Evidence for School-Based Practice
Learn what you need to be up to date with current best evidence related to service provision, assessment, and evidence-based interventions. If you are a school-based OT you need to make sure you stay current with the evidence and best practices so you can offer the best care possible.
Designed for School-Based OTs
This certificate program is specifically designed for school-based OTs. Learn what you need from other experienced occupational therapists.
Transition Into School-Based Practice
While this certificate is designed for school-based OTs, if you are an OT who wants to switch to school-based practice, this certificate can prepare you for success in your new roles. Learn all the best current evidence on school-based practice. Prepare to move into your new practice setting.
Learn Without Relocating Or Traveling
This certificate program is designed for working OTs The program is fully online and designed to be completed while working full-time as an OT. The certificate is designed to allow you to apply what you learn directly to your practice.
Further Your Education As An OT
As an OT, it’s important to constantly further your education and knowledge of the evidence. This program is not formally set up for CEU’s–but many state licensing boards accept this kind of academic credit from an accredited university in lieu of CE’s.
School-Based Practice for OT Certificate Curriculum
Explore Key Concepts For OTs in School-Based Practice
Dive Into Mental Health In Education as an OT
Explore Different Interventions In Relation to School-Based Settings
Become a More Well-Rounded Healthcare Professional
Priority Application Deadline: November 7th, 2023
Final Application Deadline: December 9th, 2023
Semester Start: January 9th, 2023
Priority Application Deadline: March 13th, 2023
Final Application Deadline: April 10th, 2023
Semester Start: May 8th, 2023
Priority Application Deadline: July 10th, 2023
Final Application Deadline: August 7th, 2023
Semester Start: September 5th, 2023
- A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from an accredited college or university
- One year of clinical practice
Clinical Rotation Requirements including required vaccinations: Admitted students to Rocky Mountain University who will be completing a clinical rotation will receive vaccination forms regarding required vaccinations. Not all vaccinations or proof of immunity are required at the beginning of the program but will be prior to the first clinical rotation. The University allows for vaccination exemptions and more information about the University’s position on vaccination can be reviewed at https://rm.edu/vaccination-statement/
RMUoHP requires the following items prior to starting any clinical rotations (these are subject to change depending upon public health concerns and specific clinic requirements):
- Hepatitis B
- Annual Influenza
- COVID 19
- HIPAA certification
- OSHA certification
- CPR certification
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (8060 165th Avenue NE Ste 100, Redmond, WA 98052-3981), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Secretary of the US Department of Education.