CAOT Retired Member Network  

The CAOT Retired Member Network started in 2016 in response to CAOT members, who are retired or considering retirement, who expressed a desire to remain in touch with the profession and CAOT. The Purpose and Objectives were determined in collaboration with those who either attended one of the first two meetings or expressed interest in the Network.
 
Any CAOT members who wish to join the Network may contact either of the Co-Chairs (see below). Either CAOT retired members or CAOT members approaching retirement may participate.
 
Purpose of the Network

To support CAOT members who are retired or approaching retirement to remain connected with and contributing to their profession and the broader community.

Objectives of the Network

  1. To develop and utilize strategies that encourage CAOT retired members to remain connected with the profession and each other;
  2. To demonstrate how the retiree’s professional background and life skills may be used after retirement;
  3. To advocate about issues affecting CAOT retired members;
  4. To provide feedback to CAOT about the needs of retired members;
  5. To provide mentorship to practicing occupational therapists and others.
 
Co-Chairs
 
    Elizabeth Steggles
    Margaret Tompson
 
Members 
 
    Mari Basiletti (PEI) 
    Louise Brunelle (Ontario)
    Donna Campbell (Ontario)
    Jocelyn Campbell (Ontario)
    Emmy Embrey (Ontario)
    Bluma Goldberg (Alberta)
    Connie Goodine (New Brunswick)
    Sandra Hobson (British Columbia)
    Pat McKee (Ontario)
    Carol Moogk-Soulis (Ontario)
    Carol Morrison (New Brunswick)
    Elizabeth Steggles (Ontario)
    Margaret Tompson (Saskatchewan)
    Briana Zur (Ontario)

Resources

Presentation on "Use of Title”, by Sharon Eadie, OT Canada.
 
RecordingHandout 

Presentation on "An introduction to Retirement of Occupational Therapists"

Recording / Handout 

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