The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists provides services, products, events and networking opportunities to assist occupational therapists in achieving excellence in their professional practice. In addition CAOT provides national leadership to actively develop and promote the client-centred profession of occupational therapy in Canada and internationally.
Advance excellence in occupational therapy.
Occupational therapy is valued and accessible across Canada.
- Enable occupational therapy practice
- Advance political advocacy
- Ensure visibility of occupational therapy
- Foster evidence-informed occupational therapy through research and scholarship
CAOT works closely with its affiliates, which include provincial professional associations and the Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation, as well as with other Canadian occupational therapy groups, such as occupational therapy educational programs and occupational therapy regulatory organizations.
Membership in CAOT
CAOT's membership consists largely of full-time practising occupational therapists but there are several other categories for occupational therapists or anyone with an interest in occupational therapy. Learn about the categories and benefits that come with CAOT membership.