Professional Development

CAOT members receive discounts  

Access to current evidence-informed and occupation-based knowledge, skills and behaviours is the key to using best practices in occupational therapy. CAOT assists occupational therapists, occupational therapist assistants and students in these programs in meeting professional development needs through our series of CAOT conferences, webinars, workshops and publications.

Conferences, Webinars and Workshops that are open for registration are found in the listing of Events  

Check out what Professional Development opportunities CAOT has planned for March 2018 to April 2019! (All titles are hyperlinked)

CAOT offers a variety of opportunities to meet your professional development needs

Conferences . Two- to three-day live in-person events provide you with an opportunity to learn the latest evidence and updates in a variety of occupational therapy settings, to network with other occupational therapists, to ask questions and to be inspired.

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CAOT members also receive discounted rates to the Occupational Therapy AustraliaAmerican Occupational Therapy Association, and Royal College of Occupational Therapists (UK) conferences. Please contact the conference coordinator of the event you wish to attend for instructions on how to receive your discount.

Webinars . One-hour live presentations provide you with an affordable opportunity to receive knowledge, resources and updates on a given topic and to ask questions.

  • Practice Evidence Webinars (formerly CAOT Lunch & Learn webinars). Evidence-informed, occupation-based and practical resources and information that occupational therapists can take away and apply in their practice.
  • News & Resources Webinars  (formerly CAOT Water Cooler Talk webinars). Information on projects, updates, resources and initiatives relevant to Canadian occupational therapists.  member icon Locked content for members

   On-Demand Webinars. Learn about projects, updates, resources and initiatives at a convenient time for you:

Workshops. One to three-day live in-person events provide you with in-depth, evidence-informed and occupation-based information on a given topic. Practice hands-on skills, watch demonstrations, discuss case studies, ask questions and network with other occupational therapists.

Periodicals.   Access CAOT’s peer-reviewed journal, Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy (CJOT) , CAOT’s practice magazine, Occupational Therapy Now (OT Now) and 13 other leading periodicals relevant to the practice of occupational therapy, from around the world. – Locked content for members.  member icon   Locked content for members

Publications.  Assessment tools, workbooks, textbooks and other materials provide you with affordable access to in-depth information on a given topic that you can access 24/7. For your convenience, many publications are available in hard copy or eBook formats.

Occupational Therapy Networks
. Join fellow CAOT Members and Associates with a common goal of building capacity and network with other occupational therapists in a specific area of practice. 

Mentorship. Obtain personalized guidance and mentorship for your professional goals.

Get involved

Would you like to become a presenter or an author with CAOT? CAOT provides many opportunities to get involved !


Provide suggestions for future Workshops, Webinars and/or Publications  so we can continue to meet your professional development needs!
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