SCOTA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Save the date!! The SCOTA Annual Conference will be held on Friday and Saturday, February 24-25, 2017 at the South Carolina Archives and History Center in Columbia, SC. 

Please be sure to see our 2017 SCOTA Conference webpage. We will be posting updates as the conference plans unfold. We look forward to having the greatest conference ever!

For more details regarding the conference, please contact Rachel Roberts at scotavicepresident@gmail.com

Did You Know?

There are approximately 280,000 occupational therapy practitioners in the United States of America. 56,686 of those practitioners are members of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

There are approximately 2400 occupational therapy practitioners in the state of South Carolina. 180 of those practitioners are members of SCOTA. We need your membership! Please select the Member Benefits tab above to learn how being a member of SCOTA can be of benefit to you as a practitioner in SC, and to the profession as a whole. Then, select the Join/Renew tab to become a member today.


SCOTA is excited to announce that we have a revised mission, vision, and values statement to better describe who we are and the aims of our organization. Please view these new statements on our ABOUT tab.



SCOTA Events

SCOTA board members have been busy creating opportunities for members to network, socialize, and earn CEUs.

The Piedmont District has begun to organize a great calendar of continuing education events for the fall. Each of these sessions will include the opportunity to earn 1 CEU and network with other occupational therapy practitioners. The cost is FREE to SCOTA members and only $10 for non-members. Upcoming dates for Piedmont District events are:

October 20

November 17

December 8

Be sure to watch our Events page for details and registration information!

2017 TOURNAMENT OF ROSESĀ® PARADE

The profession of occupational therapy will kick of its centennial year with a float in the 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade! The theme for this year's parade is "Echoes of Success" - a perfect match for occupational therapy! The California Occupational Therapy Association is sponsoring the design of the float and needs our donations! SCOTA has committed to making a donation on the behalf of our members. We challenge each of you to make your own donations. Additionally, for anyone who is willing to make a $500 donation, SCOTA will provide you with free advertising in our newsletter and on our website for 6 months!

Thank you to Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions for becoming our first corporate sponsor!

For more information about the free advertising, please contact our administrator at adminscota@gmail.com

Upcoming events

DO YOU HAVE CLIENTS WHO HAVE ARM WEAKNESS FOLLOWING A STROKE?

You may be interested in a clinical trial that is currently taking place at MUSC through the National Institutes of Health. Please click on the image below for more information.

NIH StrokeNet Logo

recognizes occupational therapists who through their knowledge, expertise, leadership, advocacy, and/or guidance have made a significant contribution over time to the profession with a measured impact on consumers of occupational therapy services and/or members of the Association. - See more at: http://www.aota.org/Education-Careers/Awards/descriptions.aspx#sthash.DLxeAQi5.dpuf
recognizes occupational therapists who through their knowledge, expertise, leadership, advocacy, and/or guidance have made a significant contribution over time to the profession with a measured impact on consumers of occupational therapy services and/or members of the Association. - See more at: http://www.aota.org/Education-Careers/Awards/descriptions.aspx#sthash.DLxeAQi5.dpuf
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES?

Be sure to check for new listings on the Continuing Education page of our website. 

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