My Experience with Compassion Fatigue Occupational Therapy

Compassion Fatigue Featured

Compassion fatigue (CF) is a condition that occupational therapy students or occupational therapists may experience. “CF is characterized by exhaustion, anger and irritability, negative coping behaviours including alcohol and drug abuse, reduced ability to feel sympathy and empathy, a diminished sense of enjoyment or satisfaction with work, increased absenteeism, and an impaired ability to make … Read more

Occupational Therapy Salary Negotiation

occupational therapy salary negotiation

Should you Negotiate Salary? The short answer? Yes. Even if you are a new grad, don’t let this prevent you from negotiating your salary. Glassdoor released a study that found that the average American could be earning about $7,500 more per year than their current annual base salary. If you don’t negotiate, then you may … Read more

Occupational Therapy Volunteering and Resume-Building Hack

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.” — Muhammad Ali Are you looking for volunteer opportunities? – For the greater good, to reach your full Maslow’s hierarchy of self-actualization? For Pre-OT shadowing hours? To build your resume? All of the above? Look no further than this post. I wrote … Read more