WOTA Newsletter, September 2020

[memberonly] Greetings from WOTA President: Kyrstin Szewczyk I greatly enjoy being outside and have used getting outside as my stress reliever on a daily basis. This was taken away with the smoke and I’ve instead been cooped up with a toddler and baby (who frequently hang out at the sliding door and gaze longingly at

WOTA Newsletter, August 2020

[memberonly] Greetings from WOTA President: Kyrstin Szewczyk We have two exciting committees that are just beginning. Committee involvement can be so rewarding. It’s great to be part of a larger group and contributing to create, while still being in a small enough group that you can have a voice and form bonds with others in

WOTA Newsletter, July 2020

[memberonly] Greetings from WOTA President: Kyrstin Szewczyk There have been 98 responses to our WOTA Member Diversity Survey, thank you so much! The survey link is still open, for those that haven’t taken it.  https://forms.gle/YbLK2G4DKLEjGo8a7 I read through many responses prior to the executive board’s goal setting meeting and found many thoughtful and helpful responses.

WOTA Newsletter, June 2020

[memberonly] Message from President Kyrstin Szewczyk The WOTA board condemns systemic racial injustice locally and across the nation, such as the horrific death of Breonna Taylor. We recognize that we have inherited a nationwide healthcare, educational, and justice system that promotes inequalities and unequal treatment that culminates in these tragic instances. We also recognize many

WOTA Newsletter, May 2020

[memberonly] Greetings from WOTA President Kyrstin Szewczyk Virtual is the new normal. We talk to friends and family, may work virtually, take continuing education online, and many other tasks. I’ve heard less and less people talk about “when things go back to normal”. Will things ever go back to normal? When I was 17 I

WOTA Newsletter, April 2020

[memberonly] Greetings from WOTA President Kyrstin Szewczyk 2020 is the year that will be remembered as the telehealth revolution. This is a different world today than it was last month. Last month my husband and I were working and my kids in daycare. This week I made my first sourdough bread from scratch during a

WOTA Newsletter, March 2020

[memberonly] Greetings from WOTA President Kyrstin Szewczyk (3/15/2020) My schedule has never looked so blank. I just removed many events, including the AOTA conference. There are still many tasks to do and deadlines to meet but as much as I enjoy being busy (with a sense of purpose, of course) there’s also a silver lining

WOTA Newsletter, February 2020

[memberonly] Upcoming In-Person Events WOTA MINICON SAVE THE DATE for MINICON 2020 on Saturday, April 18th at Green River College. Call For Papers is still open! Please visit the link below to submit your papers by February 28th. https://wota.org/call-for-papers-minicon-2020/ CE Session: Mental Health Occupation Stations: Enhancing Client Participation in Occupations Across the Life Span Date:

WOTA Newsletter, January 2020

[memberonly] Upcoming In-Person Events Hike the Hill: WOTA’s Annual Lobby Day Date/Time: Wednesday, Jan 22 2020, 08:30am-03:00pm PST Address: Columbia Room, Legislative Building - 416 Sid Snyder Ave SW Olympia WA 98504 Details and Registration Here: https://wota.org/wota-events/#!event/2020/1/22/hike-the-hill-2020 Seattle WOTA Meet UP: Learn about Quality DME Date/Time: Saturday,  Jan 25 2020, 12:00pm-2:00pm Address: Bellevue Healthcare Showroom - 

WOTA Newsletter, November 2019

[memberonly] Upcoming In-Person Events North Central Washington OT Meet & Greet Relax, have fun, and network with occupational therapy practitioners, students, and loved ones. Friends, families, and children welcome. Event Details: November 15th, 2019: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Venue 509 Bierworks Address 200 S Columbia St Wenatchee WA 98801, US RSVP Here: https://wota.org/wota-events/#!event/register/2019/11/15/north-central-washington-ot-meet-greet Western