Did you know there are many ways to further your knowledge of research and evidence on a budget? In this post, we summarize a variety of resources to keep up with current evidence and best-practice!
Open- Access Journals
The Directory of Open-Access Journals is an amazing resource! There are great, free articles to be found here. Some highlights for school-based therapists include:
Licensing Boards and Professional Organizations
Are you a NBCOT licensed therapist? The occupational therapy licensing board has made available free access to the ProQuest and RefWorks databases. Information about accessing this resource can be found here!
AOTA is currently offering a free 1 hour CEU opportunity on Bully Prevention and Friendship Promotion on their new website, AOTA Learn. Check out their website for other free courses that may be offered periodically.
Are you on Twitter? PTS is! Follow us on Twitter for blog updates and more great resources for your school-based practice!
There are weekly healthcare tweet chats on a variety of topics! Although these chats may or may not be valid for CEUs, they provide opportunities for professional discourse and international learning.
A list of healthcare resources can be found at Symplur. Relevant hashtags for related services tweet chats include: #OTalk2US, #OTalk, and #solvePT.
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