Get Involved

CAOT’s mission is to advance excellence in occupational therapy. Please find below the current opportunities to get involved with Professional Development activities.


Call for papers for the 2018 conference will open in Fall 2017.


Practice Evidence Webinars (formerly CAOT Lunch & Learn webinars) provide evidence-informed, occupation-based and practical skills and information that occupational therapists can take away and apply in their practice. They are offered on a wide range of topics to match the areas of practice of CAOT members and they allow an opportunity for a live question and answer period.

If you would be interested in presenting a Practice Evidence Webinar, please complete the proposal form and send it to


Workshops are one- to three-day live in-person events that provide evidence-informed, occupation-based and hands-on learning opportunities so occupational therapists can learn knowledge and skills for their practice. They include various learning and interactive activities including presentations, demonstrations, group discussions, hands-on activities and the opportunity to ask questions.

If you would be interested in presenting a Workshop, please complete the proposal form and send it to


CAOT publishes and distributes a variety of textbooks, workbooks and other learning materials to help advance the knowledge of occupational therapy and promote the work of Canadian authors.

Become an Author with CAOT Publications

If you are interested in submitting a book proposal please complete the Publication Proposal form and submit to The proposal is typically 3 - 10 pages once completed, plus a sample chapter and author information. We welcome applications from all authors and extend a special invitation to first-time authors. We appreciate the opportunity to review your work.

Provide Content Review for a CAOT Publication

The purpose of a content editor is to provide suggestions to improve the clarity of the text and give constructive feedback to the author(s). Specifically the role includes:

  • conscientiously reading the text;

  • providing comprehensive critique on the text, and recommendations for its improvement. The recommendations may address the form or structure of the text, content that should be added or deleted, and references that should be consulted. The reviewer should bear in mind that the text will be edited by a CAOT reviewer for quality and language as well as a copy editor. 

For more information, please contact

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