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Connecticut Occupational Therapy Scope of Practice
How is occupational therapy defined in Connecticut?
"Occupational therapy" means the evaluation, planning, and implementation of a program of purposeful activities to develop or maintain adaptive skills necessary to achieve the maximal physical and mental functioning of the individual in his daily pursuits.
What is included in the practice of occupational therapy?
The practice of occupational therapy in Connecticut includes, but is not limited to:
Evaluation and treatment of individuals whose abilities to cope with the tasks of living are threatened or impaired by developmental deficits, the aging process, learning disabilities, poverty and cultural differences, physical injury or disease, psychological and social disabilities, or anticipated dysfunction, using:
Specific occupational therapy techniques such as:
Such techniques are applied in the treatment of individual patients or clients, in groups, or through social systems.
What is specifically excluded from the practice?
Are there any special trainings or requirements?
Conn. Gen. Stat. §376a-20-74a