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Newsletter Archive


June 2024
Annual eLearning Module, Tax Receipts, Managing a Privacy Breach, Use of Externs Q & A, and More

May 2024
New Privacy Legislation Presentation, May 31 Renewal Deadline, Wellness Resources, Complaints Information and More

April 2024
Renewal Reminder, Case of the Month: Working with OTAs, Responding to Investigations, New Board Executive and More

March 2024
Annual Renewal, Tax Receipts, Board Elections Results, April Board Meeting and more.

February 2024
New Strategic Priorities, Competency Assessment Feedback, "Culture, Equity, & Justice" Survey, ABA Resource and more.

January 2024
Board and Committee Opportunities, Q&A on Testimonials and Google Reviews, Communications Tips and More.


December 2023
Happy Holidays, Updates to Interprovincial Virtual Services, 2024 Board Nominations and More.

November 2023
New Privacy Legislation Resource, Snapshot of Complaints, Documenting Group Interventions, Psychotherapy Q&As, Annual Report and More.

October 2023
Happy OT Month! Q&A on Managing Unavoidable Conflicts of Interest, Reminders for QA and Insurance, Practice Subcommittee Opportunity, and More.

October 2023 - Governance Newsletter
Modernizing College Governance: Practice Subcommittee Opportunities, Updates on Board Reform and New Electoral Districts

September 2023
Recognizing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Case of the Month, QA and Insurance Reminders, and More

August 2023
QA Update, Seasonal Illness, School Guidance and More

June 2023
New QA Activities Released, Standards of Practice in Effect, Webinar Q&As Now Available, Year in Review and More

Updated Standards of Practice and Webinar Recording, New QA Activities Release in June and more

Quality Assurance Survey Results, Renewal Reminders, Standards of Practice Webinar and more

Standards of Practice Preview and May Webinar, Billing Questions, Quality Assurance Update and more

QA Program Survey, Update on New Standards of Practice, Emergency Class Consultation and New FAQ, Voting Deadline and More

January 2023
Revisions to the College Logo, Technical Upgrades at the College, Quality Assurance Updates, Upcoming Board Elections, and More


November 2022
Annual Report, QA Program Updates, OTs Providing Education or Training of Recommendations, Upcoming Elections, and More

October 2022
PREP Deadline, Recording Occupational Therapy Sessions, Clients Filing Complaints, and More

September 2022
Bill 7, Reminders: PREP & Professional Liability Insurance, Demystifying the Complaints Process, Facts about Competency Assessment and More

August 2022
COVID-19 Updates, Changes to QA Dates, Q&As on OTs in Schools, Provisional Registration and More.

June 2022
PREP Coming Soon, Standards for Practice Survey Reminder, COVID-19 and Monkeypox Updates, Case of the Month and More.

May 2022
Managing Team Disagreements, May 31 Deadlines, Standards for Practice Consultation Now Open, and More

April 2022
Lessons from an Assessment Complaint, Renewal and PD Plan Reminders, Standards for Practice Consultation Coming Soon, and More

March 2022
Masking Changes, Virtual Services, April Webinar Sign-Up and More

February 2022
Response to Coroner’s Report: Deaths from Power Recliner Lift Chairs, Peer Assessor Opportunity, Termination of Employment Q&A, and More


December 2021
Message from the Registrar, COVID-19 Updates, Holiday Office Closure, Elections and More

November 2021
Annual Report, Upcoming Elections, Practice Q&As, COVID-19 Vaccination Updates and More

October 2021
Occupational Therapy Month, QA Requirements, Checklist for Starting a Private Practice, Call for Subcommittee Members, and More.

September 2021
Statement on Vaccination, Psychotherapy Survey Results, and More

August 2021
Mental Health Support, Q&As on Masking When Fully Vaccinated and Charging Fees for Releasing Client Records, and More

July 2021
2021 Quality Assurance Requirements, Case of the Month, Updated Resources and More

June 2021
New Virtual Services Information, Private Practice Case of the Month, Upcoming Board Meeting and More

May 2021
COVID-19 Updates and Guidance, Privacy Webinar, Social Media Case of the Month and More

April 2021
COVID-19 Updates and Resources, Revised PD Plan Requirements, Vaccination Info Q&A, and More

March 2021
Renewal Notice, Leaving Practice Case of the Month, Risk Category Q & A, and More

February 2021
Renewal and Installments, Discontinuation of Services, Top Areas for QA Coaching, March Webinar and More

January 2021
Mandatory Reporting for Sexual Abuse, Q&As on QA in the Pandemic, Consent through Email, Accountability in Media, and more


September 2020
Back to School COVID-19 Resources, Insurance Reminder, Questions and Answers, and More

August 2020
Annual Renewal, Virtual Care Case of the Month, Open Consultations and More

July 2020
Annual Renewal, COVID-19 Resources, Q&A on Coaching, Special Elections Webinar and More

February 2020
5 PPA Myths, Behavioural Clinicians Survey, Privacy Breach Reporting, and AHPDF, and More

January 2020
Novel Coronavirus Info, Controlled Act of Psychotherapy Regulation, College Council Elections and More


September 2019
5 Tips to Complete Your PREP, Insurance Deadline Reminder, and New Practice Webinar Series

July 2019
Standards for Infection Prevention and Control, Guidelines for Private Practice, Treatment Plans for Medical Cannabis and More

May 2019
Succession Planning, Referrals to Assess or Treat Clients, Clarification on Consent, Deadlines and More

April 2019
New Council Members and Executive, You and Your Practice, Renewal and QA Deadlines and More

February 2019
New Decision-Making Resource, Working Within Managed Resources, Voting Reminder and More

January 2019
New Reporting Requirements for Health Privacy Breaches, Managing Client Records and More