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Occupational Therapy Assistant

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All About the Program

Careers: COTA/L Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant/Licensed

Learn: The skills to practice at an entry level as an OTA

Skills: Gain skills in OT intervention in pediatric, mental health & physical dysfunction

Cool: Projected job growth: 40% from 2010-2024 -100% of the first three EHOVE Career Center/Lorain County Community College OTA classes that have graduated passed their certification exam.

Certifications: National Certification by NBCOT upon successful completion of test - once certified then may apply for license and then practice as a COTA/L.

College Credit: Graduate with Associates of Applied Science Degree from Lorain County Community College

Fieldwork Info: One day/week of Level I Fieldwork in semesters 2, 3, & 4 -- 16 weeks (two 8 week placements) full time fieldwork in last semester.

Graduates have been employed by: Hospitals, schools, skilled nursing facilities, outpatient facilities.

Want to Know More?
Director
  • Teri LaGuardia, MOT, OTR/L, TLaGuardia@EHOVE.net, x283
Instructors
  • Amee Koehler, BC, COTA/L, AKoehler@EHOVE.net, x238
  • Marty Siegel, OTR/L, MSiegel@EHOVE.net, x283
  • Colleen Davis, OTR/L, CHT

Instructor Bios

Accreditation

The EHOVE Career Center/Lorain County Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA. www.acoteonline.org. Students requesting transfer for courses can find more information at www.lorainccc.edu/transfer. Requests for course substitutions, including courses from an OTA program, may be made through the OTA Program Director.