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Massachusetts OT Temporary Permits
A license granted under certain prescribed conditions for a limited period of time in the profession of Occupational Therapy and Athletic Training. A holder of a temporary license must practice under the supervision of a supervisor in that discipline.
Applicants for licensure in Occupational Therapy who have recently completed their professional education may apply for temporary license privileges by completing the requirements and submitting a request to the Board for temporary licensure.
Supervision. A process by which two or more people participate in joint effort to establish, maintain and elevate a level of performance. Supervision requires the physical presence of all parties at regularly scheduled supervision sessions. Supervision is structured according to the supervisee's qualifications, position, level of preparation, depth of experience and the environment within which the supervisee functions.
Direct Supervision. A process by which a supervisor is on the premises and available to provide supervision in the form of aid, direction, and instruction when procedures or activities are performed.
Occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant applicants practicing under the direction of a licensee shall use the initials OT/c or OTA/c immediately after their name.
259 CMR 2.02
Mass. Gen. Laws ch. Section 23C
259 CMR 3.02
259 CMR 3.06