The role of an occupational therapist is to work with a client to help him or her achieve a fulfillled and satisfied state in life through the use of purposeful activity or interventions designed to achieve functional outcomes that promote health, prevent injury or disability and that develop, improve, sustain or restore the highest possible level of independence.
Master's Degree, License, Certification
$83,248.56/year or $39.87/hour
Cal State Dominguez Hills, Loma Linda University, USC, West Coast University
Local: Occupational Therapy Association of California
National: American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
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