Occupational Therapy Professional Development Committee

OT Spirit Month 2016

Update: Voting has official begun! Make sure to vote for the submission by the University of Alberta by “liking” our video on Facebook. Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/240251689709729/permalink/270064646728433/

Got OT Spirit? Occupational Therapy Awareness month is in OCTOBER!

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DID YOU KNOW? U of A founded the ‘gOT Spirit’ Challenge 7 years ago!!


What is it:

Every year, the University of Alberta Occupational Therapy Students hosts the gOT Spirit Challenge!

The goal of “gOT spirit challenge” is to encourage students to enhance awareness of occupational therapy during occupational therapy month. It is a way to connect occupational therapy programs across Canada and form a friendly network. It also creates fun inter-university competition building, fellowship and camaraderie between students, our future colleagues.

You are cordially invited to participate in the 2016 gOT Got Spirit Challenge!

The Occupational Therapy Students at the University of Alberta are issuing a challenge to our student colleagues across Canada. We want to see who can display the most pride and spread the most OT awareness through the “gOT Spirit Challenge.”
We are asking each university program in Canada to create a unique video to promote OT. Final videos will be submitted to this group at the end of OT month in October. Participants are then encouraged to share their videos with family and friends, and a winner will be determined based on the greatest number of likes and shares. The winning school will be awarded a $500 donation to the charity of their choice, a gift from the U of A Professional Development Committee.

Good luck to all participants! Channel your inner creativity and passion, and we look forward to seeing your posted videos at the end of October! Happy OT month to all!