Throughout the year, the College delivers webinars to occupational therapists, students, other health professionals and stakeholders, and members of the public. On this page you will find a collection of past webinar recordings.

Webinar recordings are posted shortly after the live broadcast.

Webinars are also posted to the College YouTube channel along with other engaging and informative content such as videos, podcasts and more. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for the latest content from the College.

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Latest Webinar

Years: 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016


All Things Privacy with Kate Dewhirst: Information for Regulated Health Professionals
Health lawyer and health privacy expert Kate Dewhirst discusses changes to the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), how to prevent and address privacy breaches, the responsibilities of the Health Information Custodian, and answers top privacy questions. Hosted by the Colleges of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Kinesiologists, Registered Massage Therapists, Dietitians and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists. See related webinar materials.

Conversations with the College: Assessments and Discontinuing Service
College practice consultants Sandra Carter and Lesley Krempulec discuss the revised Standards for Assessments and the Discontinuing Services document in our March 11, 2021 webinar. Learn what’s new, what’s changed and how to apply this information in practice.

Conversations with the College Webinar: Demystifying the Quality Assurance Program
Watch Seema Sindwani, Manager, Quality Assurance (QA) discuss the College’s QA program, the new competency assessment process, and peer and practice assessments in our January 12, 2021 webinar.


2021 Council Elections Webinar
This a recording of our December 2, 2020 “Council Elections” webinar hosted by College Registrar, Elinor Larney. In this webinar, Elinor answers your questions about professional regulation and being on the Council of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. Nominations for Council are now open. We hope you consider running for Council. Call for nominations closes January 29, 2021.

Special Council Elections Webinar 2020
The following is a recording of our July 14th, 2020 Special Elections webinar hosted by College Registrar, Elinor Larney. In this webinar, Elinor answers your questions about professional regulation and becoming a member of Council. The presentation slide deck can be downloaded here. Questions and answers from the webinar can be viewed here.

Conversations with the College: Gradual Reopening – COVID-19 & Occupational Therapy
College practice consultant, Lesley Krempulec, OT Reg. (Ont.), is back to answer your questions about the gradual reopening of the province and return to work. The webinar was recorded on June 04, 2020 and cover topics such as, restarting service, virtual and in person service, record keeping, and more. Download the presentation here.

Conversations with the College: COVID-19 and Occupational Therapy Webinar
Recorded on April 16, 2020, in this webinar College practice consultant, Lesley Krempulec, OT Reg. (Ont.), answers questions about occupational therapy practice and COVID-19. Topics covered include: essential service, virtual practice, redeployment and more. The presentation is available for download.


2019 - 2020 Council Nominations & Elections Webinar
This is a recording of the November 19th webinar where Elinor Larney, College Registrar, and Donna Barker, Professional Academic Member of Council, answered your questions about getting involved with professional regulation and becoming a Council member.

Conversations with the College: Psychotherapy Webinar
A recording of our November 5, 2019 webinar, Conversations with the College – Psychotherapy. During this webinar our Practice team answered your questions about psychotherapy and occupational therapy practice.


2018 - 2019 Council Nominations & Elections Webinar
Interested in becoming a member of Council? Questions about Council and the work that they do? Watch College Registrar Elinor Larney and Council Member Jennifer Henderson answer your questions in this video.

Discretionary Reporting for Driving Webinar
The following is a recording of the College’s May 29, 2018 Discretionary Reporting for Driving Webinar. In this webinar, we discuss how recent amendments to the Highway Traffic Act, 1990 may impact occupational therapy practice.

Completing Your Professional Development Plan Webinar
In this webinar, Seema Sindwani, Manager, Quality Programs answers all your questions about the Professional Development plan (PD plan). Learn how to complete your PD plan, your other Quality Assurance requirements, and more.


2017 - 2018 Council Nominations & Elections Webinar
In this video, College Registrar Elinor Larney is joined by College Council members where they discuss what it means to be on Council, what they’ve learned and why occupational therapists should get involved. This webinar was originally broadcasted on December 12, 2017.

MyQA Webinar
Watch the College’s August 15, 2017 MyQA Webinar with Seema Sindwani, Manager, Quality Programs. Learn about the features of our new QA site – MyQA – and revised requirements, due dates, and more.

Revised Standards for Consent Webinar
Here is a recording of our February 23, 2017 webinar on the revised Standards for Consent. The revised Standards for Consent came into effect on March 1, 2017.


2016 - 2017 Council Nominations & Elections Webinar
A recording of the December 14, 2016 live presentation for members of District 2 (Hamilton, Niagara, Waterloo area) and District 4 (Kingston and Ottawa area) about the upcoming 2017 elections.

November 21, 2016 Webinar
This webinar is a recap of our November 8, 2016 webinar. Topics discussed include: professional liability insurance, quality assurance requirements, and more.

November 08, 2016 Webinar
In this webinar, we cover topics such as legislative changes related to privacy and mandatory reports, psychotherapy, and more.