Objectives of Presentation:
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the need to increase diversity among occupational therapy professionals
2. Recognize the impact of the absence of diversity within health professions
3. Discuss strategies utilized by other health professions to increase diversity in their student and professional workforce
4. Analyze and adapt effective strategies to increase diversity in the occupational therapy workforce
PICO What are effective strategies to increase diversity among OT students in order to create a diverse workforce?
Note: Handout only, no audio
Recommended CitationDressel, OTS, Jocelyn; Shervinskie, OTS, Erin; and Yaker, OTS, Lauren, "DiverseOT: Increasing diversity within the field of Occupational Therapy" (2014). Collaborative Research and Evidence shared Among Therapists and Educators (CREATE Day). Paper 17.