Professional Development

CAOT members receive discounts  

Access to current evidence-informed and occupation-based knowledge, skills and behaviours is the key to using best practices in occupational therapy. CAOT assists occupational therapists, occupational therapist assistants and students in these programs in meeting professional development needs through our series of CAOT conferences, webinars, workshops, online courses and publications.

Conferences, Webinars, Workshops and Online Courses that are open for registration are found in the listing of Events  

CAOT offers a variety of opportunities to meet your professional development needs

Conference provides you with an opportunity to learn the latest evidence and updates in a variety of occupational therapy settings, to network with other occupational therapists, to ask questions and to be inspired. One-hour live Practice Evidence Webinars, News and Resource Webinars or On-demand Webinars provide you with an affordable opportunity to receive knowledge, resources and updates on a given topic and to ask questions. Workshops and Online Courses provide you with in-depth, evidence-informed and occupation-based information on a given topic. Practice hands-on skills, watch demonstrations, discuss case studies, ask questions and network with other occupational therapists.
Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy (CJOT).  CJOT is CAOT’s official peer-reviewed journal providing a forum for leading-edge occupational therapy scholarship that advances theory, practice, research and policy. Occupational Therapy Now (OT Now).    OT Now is CAOT’s practice magazine providing occupational therapists with information to meet the challenges of their day-to-day practice.  Subscription to  OT Now is included with CAOT membership. International Journals.  Access leading journals from around the world that are relevant to the practice of occupational therapy.  This includes favourites,  the AJOT, AOTJ and BJOT.

Publications.  Assessment tools, workbooks, textbooks and other materials provide you with affordable access to in-depth information. Many publications are available in hard copy or eBook formats.  Occupational Therapy Practice Networks. Join fellow CAOT Members and Associates with a common goal of building capacity and network with other occupational therapists in a specific area of practice.  Mentorship on Demand allows occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants to seek mentorship “on demand” (when they need it).


Author/Presenter resources

For those who are writing a publication, submitting an abstract or a manuscript, presenting a workshop or webinar or taking advantage of another opportunity to Get Involved with CAOT, resources  can be found here


Provide suggestions for future Workshops, Webinars and/or Online Courses  so we can continue to meet your professional development needs!
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