Are you an occupational therapist (OT) or occupational therapy assistant (OTA) providing services to adolescents aged 10-19 with disabilities? 

I am looking for OTs and OTAs to participate in my study, which will examine perspectives on the process of knowledge creation and translation in terms of client-centered and occupation-based practices with adolescents with disabilities across practice settings.

Thank you so much for your time. Please forward this to friends or colleagues who may be interested in participating. We would love to get their input as well! 

Requirements: Brief 20-minute survey

Survey link: 

Questions? Please email me (Erin Peterson, [email protected]). 



Lifelong Learning by Occupational Therapists

Audience: Licensed occupational therapists 

Research subject: Lifelong learning attitudes and practices of occupational therapists

We are San José State University master’s students conducting a research project.

We invite you to participate in an anonymous survey regarding your attitudes and practices related to continuing education, employer-provided support for continuing education, membership in professional organizations, practice setting, and other factors.

Completing the survey will take approximately 10 minutes. We would also appreciate you sharing the survey with your OT colleagues. 

Please refer questions to the primary investigator, Dr. Deborah Bolding. 

[email protected] 

Link to Survey: 

You are invited to recruit our occupational therapy graduate students at the Lenoir-Rhyne University Occupational Therapy Career Fair, held virtually on May 2nd from 9-11am. We are hosting this event virtually to accommodate our Hickory, NC and Columbia, SC students. All second year occupational therapy students will be required to participate! This opportunity is specifically targeted to this career field and OT folks will be the only students involved.

Find details and registration HERE on Handshake. The event will be facilitated via Handshake and instructions about navigating the online event will be sent to those who register.  

Feel free to reach out with questions; otherwise, we hope you’ll be able to join us!

 In conjunction with the Creighton University Department of Occupational Therapy we are recruiting occupational therapists for an anonymous online survey seeking to better understand the intersection of OT and survivors of domestic human trafficking (HT).  


My name is Jennifer Whittaker, I am a faculty member at The University of Scranton mentoring MSOT students conducting IRB approved research to a) identify practicing occupational therapists' self-reported level of knowledge about population health concepts and b) identify practicing occupational therapists' self-reported level of confidence using population health concepts. All practicing occupational therapists are invited to participate by completing a short anonymous survey. No experience working with populations is required. You will have the option to enter to win a $20 Amazon gift card. Please email [email protected] with any questions.

Link to survey:

My name is Kayleigh Nolan, and I am an occupational therapist and current occupational science doctoral student at Towson University in Towson, Maryland. I am conducting my dissertation research on the emotional experiences of mothers in the postpartum period after conceiving with reproductive technology. My hope is to improve the lives of mothers through understanding their unique perspectives, as well as highlighting the value of OT and OS in this area of practice. 

I have included a PDF attachment to this email and a digital link to the flyer here: 

Dear OT practitioner or Educator:
We would like to invite you to participate in a research study, "An Analysis of the Impact of Practice Setting on Risk of Burnout among Occupational Therapists". The aim of this study is to answer the following research question: What is the impact of practice setting on risk for burnout among occupational therapists?
The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of risk for burnout among occupational therapists that are currently practicing and reside in North Carolina or South Carolina. Participation in this survey will require 10-15 minutes to complete.
Potential benefits from participation in this study includes expanding occupational therapy research and bringing awareness of burnout in OT practice as well as helping to identify which settings are more at risk. Each participant will be provided with strategies to prevent burnout following completion of the survey.
If you would like to participate, click the link below. Thank you!

Link to survey:


NIDILRR-Funded survey of occupational therapy practitioners

 Occupational therapy practitioners who work with adults with physical or vision disabilities
Research Subject: Practice patterns and needs around occupational therapy assessment and intervention with parents and caregivers with physical and vision disabilities

Through the Looking Glass is conducting a NIDILRR-funded national survey of occupational therapists as part of a larger Field-Initiated Project to 1. improve online resources and other educational materials for OTPs and other professionals and 2. to enhance our web-based resources on services and equipment to support parenting. The survey is anonymous and should take between 10 and 15 minutes. Any OTP who has provided assessment or intervention services to adults with physical or vision disabilities is eligible to participate. You do not need to have provided services to a parent or caregiver or to have provided services focused on child-caregiving tasks to participate. Please forward this to anyone in your network who might be interested in participating. Thank you for your support!

You can take the survey at:

Participate in a brief online survey about cognitive assessment

Hello Fellow OT Practitioners-
We are in the process of developing a continuing education course focused on documentation considerations for OT practitioners working in the acute care setting. Areas within the course will include: 1) EMR systems, 2) goal writing, and 3) justification for services & tracking patient progress. 
In an effort to make this course as inclusive as possible we’re created a survey to gain a better understanding of trends among OT practitioners across the country who work in the acute hospital setting.
Audience: occupational therapy practitioners who work in the acute hospital setting
Please feel free to reach out to use directly with any questions or feedback: 
Jessie Franco ([email protected]
Sarah Miller ([email protected])

Dear school-based OT practitioners,  
I am a doctoral student studying social inclusion for students with Extensive Support Needs (often educated in separate classrooms away from their general education peers for most of their school days). I am writing to request your input for a survey. Here is the link:
What you share will be invaluable for my research. Additionally, you will have a chance to win one of ten 50$ Amazon gift cards to thank you for your participation.
This study seeks input from school-based OTs and special education teachers who work with students with Extensive Support Needs. If you can share it with other special education teachers and school-based OT contacts who serve students with ESN, I would greatly appreciate it.
Thank you for your time!

Headline: OTs for Pain Assessment App Study - $300, 3.5 hours @Durham, NC


Healthcare Human Factors ( is conducting a study for a pain assessment app, and is looking for 6 OTs who work with patients with dementia in Long Term Care settings to participate. The purpose is to ensure that the app is safe, usable, and meets users' needs.

The study will be held between September 6-16, 2022 at the Residence Inn by Marriott Durham McPherson/Duke University (1108 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, United States).

You will be asked to attend two sessions, potentially on two separate days. The group training session will last approximately 2 hours. The one-on-one testing session will last approximately 1.5 hours. During the testing session, you will be asked to perform tasks using the app in a simulated LTC environment. No patients will be involved in the study.


Evening and weekend training and testing sessions are also available, so we are happy to work around your schedule!

You will be compensated $300 USD for participating in the evaluation of the device.

If you are interested in participating in the study, please complete the following questionnaire:

Please note that filling the survey is not a confirmation or a final booking. 

If you have questions, you may contact:

Email: [email protected]

My name is Karen Brady, a faculty member at the University of Scranton. My faculty mentored research group of graduate occupational therapy students is conducting an IRB approved research study entitled ``What are Home Health Occupational Therapists' Perceptions and Routines Regarding Addressing Factors Related to Healthy Home Concepts?” We are looking for OTs who have experience with home health to take a short Likert scale survey. 

I'm Hannah Morris, an OTD student at Rush University in Chicago, IL. I wanted to share an opportunity for underrepresented racial/ethnic students, faculty, and practitioners in OT/OTA to participate in my survey study titled, "Antiracism in Occupational Therapy Education: Perspectives of Underrepresented Minority Stakeholders." The purpose of this study is to explore the supports and barriers to professional success experienced by underrepresented racial/ethnic minority students, faculty, or practitioners in OT/OTA. 
This survey takes approximately 20 minutes to complete and can be accessed using the QR code in the attached flyer (for mobile devices) or at the link here:
I hope you will consider passing this survey along to any individuals who meet the above criteria. Thank you for your time! 

"Hippotherapy (HPOT) as a Treatment Tool in Occupational Therapy: Knowledge, Education, and Perceived Barriers" to measure knowledge, education received, and perception of barriers to the use of hippotherapy as a treatment tool in occupational therapy according to occupational therapy practitioners and students in the United States.  
Click here for more details