This course produced by the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Assocation.
Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and the National Board for
Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) are collaborating in a joint
initiative to create the Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact. Work on this
endeavor began in the summer of 2019, as the Council of State Governments was
contracted by AOTA to assist with the development of the compact. Since that
time, an Advisory Group and Drafting Team were created, and their collective
work has recently been completed. This presentation will provide a summary of
the roles and functions of these working teams, as well as a review of the
compact development process and anticipated implementation timelines. This
session will also outline the history, purpose, costs, and benefits of
licensure compacts; address the advocacy needed to establish a compact; and
identify means for state occupational therapy regulatory boards/committees to
Presenters: Shaun Conway, OTR; Chuck Willmarth, CAE, and Dan Logsdon
After the completion of this course, learners will:
Learn about what a licensure compact is
and the benefits to occupational therapy practitioners along with the key
provisions of the OT Licensure Compact.
an awareness of efforts of the CSG, AOTA, and NBCOT to develop the Occupational
Therapy Licensure Compact.
the roles and functions of the Advisory Group and Drafting Team associated with
developing the Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact, as well as the process
used for gathering stakeholder input.
This course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is discounted for NOTA members.