Association of Canadian Occupational Therapy University Programs

Position Papers

Dear Colleagues:

Five national bodies have accepted a joint position statement on diversity: Association of Canadian Occupational Therapy Regulatory Organizations (ACOTRO), Association of Canadian Occupational Therapy University Programs (ACOTUP), Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)), Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation (COTF), and the President's Advisory Council (PAC).




Occupational Therapy Statement of Commitment to Indigenous Peoples in Canada (September 28 2023)

Joint Position Statement on Inclusive Occupational Therapy Education for Persons with Disabilities (January 15 2019)

Guidelines for ACOTUP Representation on External Committees (Sept 22 2016)

Position Statement on the Development of Occupational Therapy Education Programs in Canada (August 26 2016)

Joint Position Statement on Professional Identity (2013) (CAOT, ACOTRO, ACOTUP, COTF, PAC)

Joint Position Paper on Equity and Justice (ACOTUP, CAOT, ACOTRO, ACOTPA, COTF)

Joint Position Statement on Evidence-Based Occupational Therapy (1999 reviewed for currency 2009) (CAOT, ACOTRO, ACOTUP, PAC)

Professional responsibility in fieldwork education in occupational therapy (2012) (CAOT & ACOTUP)

WFOT Educational Research in Occupational Therapy Position Statement