The Maine Occupational Therapy Association is actively working to advance the profession of Occupational Therapy in Maine, and help to protect OT from external threats. Imagine what would happen if reimbursement for our services disappeared. Or, if other healthcare professionals began doing the work OT practitioners are highly qualified to perform? Or, if the profession was locked out of practicing in health and wellness or any emerging practice area where clients can benefit from OT?
As professionals we have an obligation to lifelong learning. Participating and supporting our professional organizations is a basic responsibility to ensure that we are prepared to provide the best care for our clients and to ensure that OT remains a strong, viable profession for those who will need our services in the future. Your membership to the Maine OT Association supports the following efforts:
- Funding for a lobbyist to monitor and assist with legislative efforts in Augusta, ensuring Occupational Therapy is included and represented in key legislation
- Opportunities for continuing education, including 2 one-day conferences a year. Most recently, these conferences have focused on the pediatric practice, and the neurologically impaired patient. We are in the process of planning for upcoming conferences on assistive technology and geriatrics.
- Providing opportunities for networking with other OT professionals through regional workshops
- Creating opportunities for leadership development
MEOTA STANDARDS AND BYLAWS
MISSION AND VISION STATEMENTS
MISSION: The mission of MeOTA is to promote the profession of Occupational Therapy and support all Occupational Therapy practitioners in the state of Maine.
VISION STATEMENT: MeOTA will be a diverse and thriving network of members, volunteers, leaders and advocates for inclusive OT service promotion and delivery in the State of Maine.
Meet the team behind MeOTA- and reach out to join us! All are welcome at MeOTA board meetings, held monthly. Check the events page for the next meeting!
Maine Occupational Therapy Association