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Occupational Therapy Assistants

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Aid patients in dressing and grooming themselves.
Alter treatment programs to obtain better results if treatment is not having the intended effect.
Assist educational specialists or clinical psychologists in administering situational or diagnostic tests to measure client's abilities or progress.
Implement, or assist occupational therapists with implementing, treatment plans designed to help clients function independently.
Maintain and promote a positive attitude toward clients and their treatment programs.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Washburn University Topeka Public OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT Associate Degree - AS 68
Neosho County Community College Chanute Public OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT Associate Degree - AAS 64
Northwest Kansas Technical College Goodland Public OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT Associate Degree - AAS 68
Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. Kansas City Private OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT Associate of Applied Science - AAS 0