Occupational Therapy Student to Clinician: Making the Transition by Lisa DavisOccupational Therapy Student to Clinician: Making the Transition by Lisa Davis

Occupational Therapy Student to Clinician: Making the Transition

byLisa Davis, Marilyn RoseeEditorLisa Davis

Paperback | April 7, 2015

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This text is intended to help occupational therapy students hone the skills employers look for in new hires. This text outlines a variety of topics including resum writing, interview skills, negotiating a salary, working within a team, developing professional competencies, and understanding the culture of an organization. Each chapter includes learning objectives and lists of practice activities that students can use to reinforce their skills. This text will also guide the employee who wants to move to the next job and reacquaint themselves with the job-seeking process.
Marilyn RoseeandLisa Davis, both occupational therapists, came together in 1985 with an idea. Working together as per diem therapists for a group of nursing homes, they found there were many requests for their services, but only so many hours in the day. Combining their entrepreneurial spirit and skills as occupational therapists, they...
Title:Occupational Therapy Student to Clinician: Making the TransitionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.5 inPublished:April 7, 2015Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617110256

ISBN - 13:9781617110252

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Table of Contents

About the Authors
Foreword by Katherine Dimitropoulou, PhD, OTR/L

Section I Ensuring Success in Your First Job and Beyond
Chapter 1 Organizational Socialization:
Learning the Ropes in Your Fieldwork Experience and First Job
Chapter 2 Polishing Your Professional Behaviors: Mastering Workplace Skills
Chapter 3 Wake Up Your Emotional Intelligence: Developing Competencies for Success
Chapter 4 Tuning in to Communication Nuances: Connecting With Clients and Colleagues
Chapter 5 Playing Well With Others: Understanding Your Role as a Team Member
Chapter 6 Turning Conflict Into Opportunity: Rules to Follow to Resolve Rifts in the Workplace
Chapter 7 Working With Colleagues of All Shapes and Sizes: Diversity in the Workplace
Chapter 8 Doing What Is Legal: Understanding Your Obligations as a Professional
Chapter 9 Doing What Is Right: Identifying and Resolving Ethical Issues
Section II Getting Ready for Your Job Search
Chapter 10 Creating a Resumé to Get You Noticed
Chapter 11 Proactive Job Search Techniques
Chapter 12 Acing the Interview
Chapter 13 Understanding Your Salary and Benefits Package
Chapter 14 Finding the Perfect Job Fit: Assessing Organizational Culture
Section III Achieving Professional Transitions
Chapter 15 Advancing Your Continuing Competence: Strategies to Build a Better You
Chapter 16 Moving Up, Moving On: Making the Right Career Choices