CAOT-Qc Outstanding Occupational Therapist of the Year award
The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists – Quebec will recognize members living in Quebec who have made an outstanding contribution to the profession throughout his or her career. Only one (1) award will be granted each year. Nominations for this award will be considered annually but the award will be made only when recognition is merited in accordance with stated criteria. Nominators whose nomination is unsuccessful in a particular year may allow the nomination to stand for a maximum of three successive years.
Marie-Josée has distinguished herself through her outstanding involvement in clinical teaching and her innovative practice in the field of dysphagia and sensory disorders. She has presented several workshops on this topic in Quebec and internationally, developed a multidisciplinary dysphagia clinic, and founded the Sensory Integration Interest Group in Quebec. She is a beloved leader and a role model for her colleagues.