Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

Education and Standards

Continuing Education CAOT is pleased to provide various resources to help with your professional development.  Each year, CAOT hosts national workshops in the spring and fall, conveniently located in various cities across Canada.  Workshop formats and topics are tailored to the needs identified by our members.  In the Continuing Education section of our Web site, you will find information about upcoming face-to-face workshops as well as web-based education events and resources. 

Tell us how CAOT can continue to meet your educational needs by providing suggestions for future workshops. Let CAOT know if you require assistance to plan an educational event in your region? Contact

Annual Conferences

Each year, CAOT hosts Pre-conference workshops at our annual national conference. These workshops are designed to attract a wide audience and feature leaders in the field of occupational therapy practice. Watch the conference pages for the most up-to-date workshops.


CAOT plays a key role in developing standards and quality assurance mechanisms. It is the sole accrediting agency in Canada with the mandate for the accreditation of occupational therapy educational programs.

OT Education

CAOT is pleased to provide you with important news and events that impact Canadian occupational therapy studies.