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Congratulations to our graduates who are now Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant's (update 2/20/2015)
The Rutgers OTA Program has a 100% pass rate for the NBCOT Exam.

Class of 2015
Shannon Moran, COTA
Jennifer Foreman, COTA
David Muscatell, COTA


Class of 2014
Christine Pappas, COTA
Lucy McKaig, COTA
Janice Eldridge, COTA

Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Provides an Information Session for prospective applicants and interested parties
Date: Wednesday March 18, 2015
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Scotch Plains Campus
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076, Conference Center, Room 330

A "Framing Ceremony" was held on Wednesday evening January 21, 2015 to celebrate the graduation of our 2nd class. Please see pictures below.

Applications for full- time program due June 1, 2015.  Please send all documents to Catherine Colucci as indicated on this website.  Please complete the Paper application through the office of admissions as the on line system is not working.

http://shrp.rutgers.edu/prospective_students/admissions/online_app.html 

The OTA Students and Faculty volunteered for the Special Olympics Young Athletes Festival on June 17 & 19, 2014- Check out this video to learn about the event and see some of our students in action!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BnzF21jRtg

 

Our first graduates had their degrees conferred on Sunday May 18, 2014.

Follow this link to a story about Christine Pappas, COTA- a member of the first graduating class:

http://news.rutgers.edu/feature/grad-profile-trading-her-realtor-license-help-people-reclaim-their-lives/20140505#.U2jQSS8puFY

 

 

The Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program  at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814-3449.

 ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is www.acoteonline.org

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES




Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Joint Solution Program

Wonderful opportunity - you will learn all about recovery after total joint replacement surgery

and you will have opportunities to interact with clients.

Contact Ulanda Marcus-Aiyeku, MSN, RN, Clinical Program Manager

732-776-4078

umarcusaiyeku@meridianhealth.com


Rutgers - OTA Program Framing Ceremony - Class of 2015


Adam Gonzalez


Angela Verdi and Deborah Goodhart (COTA Fieldwork Educator from Matheny Medical and Educational Center)


                                                        Kent Cabahug



                                                      Alex Colomy



                                                Lynn Bengyel



                                                    Jessica Davis-Ramos



                                                    Kaitlin Egan



                                              Jennifer Escobales



                                                Jennifer Foreman



                                                 Jillian Fowler



                                                Gwen Rutkowski-Duggan



                                                Stephanie Kownacki



                                                Laura McConnell



                                                Stacey Morales


                                                Shannon Moran


                                              David Muscatell



                                              Krystal Ortiz



                                                Meaghan Paige



                                                  Aakruti Rana



                                                    Blake Schicker


                                                       Lori Scudillo

                                                          Dawn Smith

Rutgers - OTA Program Director, Catherine Colucci meets AOTA President Ginny Stoffel!
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Fall Symposium
November 1, 2013



 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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