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OTA Program Mission, Philosophy, and Outcomes

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Mission:

The Sinclair Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program provides high quality, innovative, and evidence-based occupational therapy education to individuals seeking the opportunity to practice as an Occupational Therapy Assistant facilitating participation in life activities thus improving the health, well-being, and quality of life of clients and the community.

Philosophy:

  • All people have value.
  • Every person has the right to engage in meaningful occupations of their choice.
  • Occupational performance is a unique experience that results from the transactional relationship among the person, the activity, the environment, and the context.
  • Every person benefits from participation in occupation.
  • Occupational Therapy utilizes meaningful occupations to remediate, restore, maintain, modify, and prevent deficits in occupational performance to achieve the outcome of health and participation in life.
  • People learn and develop through participation in occupation as it occurs in context.

Outcomes:

The total number of graduates from the Sinclair Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant program during the last 3-year period was 60 with an overall graduation rate of 72%.

Graduation Year Students Entered Students Graduated Graduation Rate
2017 25 18 72%
2018 28 22 79%
2019 30 20 67%
3-Year Total 83 60 72%


Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx.