DIANE AJA SCHOLARSHIP
Diane Aja Scholarship is awarded annually to an active VOTA member. The recipient receives a scholarship for the AOTA member rate admission fee to attend the upcoming national conference. If you wish to attend the 2023 AOTA Conference please answer the questions below and email email@example.com with your name, email address and phone number.
Please answer the following questions by February 16th, 2023 and submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org:
1. Tell us about yourself, including the strengths and talents that have and will contribute to the growth of VOTA.
2. Describe one goal for professional development as an OT/OTA provider, and how you would use the experience to further this objective, were you selected to attend the annual conference.
3. The AOTA strategic principles include steps to help AOTA succeed including building the capacity for occupational therapy professionals to provide effective services, as well as promote the value of occupational therapy, and lead the profession by becoming inclusive. Please describe ways in which you empower occupational therapy practitioners to engage as advocates for the profession. Describe means in which you contribute to the Vision of 2025 by advocating for the well-being and improvement of quality of life for your clients. And lastly, please discuss ways you work to ensure inclusiveness in your daily practice.
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THANK YOU TO THE 2021 VOTA FALL GOLD LEVEL CONFERENCE SPONSORS
Gold Level- National Seating and Mobility
National Seating and Mobility was founded in 1992, and originally had 5 locations. We now have 141 locations across 45 states, and 4 locations in Canada. NSM arrived in Vermont during June of 2018 when it acquired the Complex Rehab division of the Medical Store. We are committed to providing the most experienced service and effective products to our clients, as well as professional clinical support to therapists and physicians.
Here is the link to our Youtube video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4jseCO4NCY&authuser=0
Gold Level- UVM Medical Center Rehabilitation Therapies
At the University of Vermont Medical Center our team of over 40 occupational therapists offer a compassionate, patient-centered approach to care, backed by evidence-based research. Our occupational therapists provide treatment in both inpatient and outpatient locations serving patients with a wide range of orthopedic, neurological and developmental conditions. Our settings and specialty services include a Level 1 Trauma Center, Inpatient Rehab Facility, Hand Therapy, and Driver Rehabilitation. We have interdisciplinary clinics and programs for ALS, concussion, movement disorders, assistive technology, pediatric feeding, and pain management.As an academic medical center, we strive to continually add to the body of knowledge regarding the effectiveness of Occupational Therapy and we support the training and development of students and practitioners at all experience levels.
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Additional links for information related to COVID-19
Vermont Department of Health- https://www.healthvermont.gov/response/coronavirus-covid-19
VT Dept of Health https://www.healthvermont.gov/interest-groups/health-professionals
AOTA COVID-19 updates https://www.aota.org/Practice/Health-Wellness/COVID19.aspx
Vermont Agency on Education https://education.vermont.gov/news/covid-19-guidance-vermont-schools
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Join VOTA to stay informed about OT related issues in the state of Vermont, gain access to a directory of other Occupational Therapy practitioners in the state, get priority notice of events, discounted rate for the Annual Conference and more!
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March 24, 2023