Case Study

The College promotes continued competency and education among occupational therapists by offering resources to support every day practice. See our featured case studies and scenarios with real examples to guide OTs in their practice and help OTs deliver safe, effective and ethical care.

Featured Case of the Month

Competency in Psychotherapy

Priya works in an organization that offers mental health services. To meet increased demand during the pandemic, Priya's organization is expanding their mental health services and adding more individual psychotherapy sessions and groups.

In a recent staff meeting Priya’s manager mentioned that she knows that OTs can “do psychotherapy” and is planning on having Priya develop and facilitate some of these groups in the upcoming year. Priya is wondering if she is equipped to take on these new responsibilities. What should she do?...CONTINUE READING



Case Archive

2020

August 2020 (English | French)
Considerations for Virtual Care

November 2020 (English | French)
Occupational Therapy Services in the Client's Home: Infection, Prevention and Control – Are you Prepared?

December 2020 (English | French)
Competency in Psychotherapy


2019

February 2019 (English | French)
Working Within Managed Resources 

May 2019 (English | French)
Succession Planning for Client Records 

October 2019 (English | French)
Electronically Scanning Client Information 

2018

January 2018 (English | French)
Obtaining Informed Consent for an Incapable Client When an SDM is not Available 

February 2018 (English | French)
Client Suicidal Ideation and Privacy

March 2018 (English | French)
Forms, Record Keeping and Accountability

April 2018 (English | French)
Discontinuing Occupational Therapy Services

May 2018 (English | French)
Obtaining Consent from a Minor 

July 2018 (English | French)
Conflicting Opinions – Professional Obligations for OT Reports

September 2018 (English | French)
How to Apply the Conscious Decision-Making Framework

November 2018 (English | French)
Crossing the Line? Managing Personal and Professional Interests

December 2018 (English | French)
Obtaining Consent for Student Involvement 

Contact

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