ACOTE (Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education): ACOTE’s website offers a wealth of information, including fieldwork resources, guidelines, and educational standards. It’s a valuable source for understanding the expectations and requirements for fieldwork.
AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association): The AOTA provides resources, publications, and guidelines related to occupational therapy practice and education. Their website contains information and documents related to fieldwork.
Supervisors and Preceptors: Occupational therapists and other healthcare professionals are essential resources. They offer direct guidance, mentorship, and real-world experience.
Textbooks and Journals: Consult textbooks and journals related to occupational therapy, especially those that focus on your specific fieldwork area (e.g., pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health). These resources can offer insights and evidence-based practices.
Occupational Therapy Associations and Conferences: Attend occupational therapy conferences, workshops, and seminars offered by professional associations. These events can help you network, learn about the latest research and best practices, and connect with experienced practitioners.