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

6 Tips to Survive Occupational Therapy School

6 Tips Survive Occupational Therapy School

Here are 6 tips for occupational therapy students to survive school. #6. Use technology to your advantage Technology is your friend. While there is no wrong way to do things, there are certainly more ‘efficient ways’ to do things. Studying and doing well in OT school is no different. While technology may have some learning … 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