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Welcome to the Occupational Therapy Program

Congratulations on your acceptance and decision to attend the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program at MCPHS. We’re excited that you’ll be joining us in the fall. Before the program begins there are some next steps you’ll need to take to get ready. On this page you will find important information, forms, and schedules that you will need to begin your studies. We will continue to post program specific information here so please bookmark this page and visit it often. Questions? Contact the Admission Office at 617.879.5964 or admissions@mcphs.edu. 

Next steps for incoming Occupational Therapy students.

White coats and nametags will be ordered for each student by the OT department.  Students are required to complete the White Coat Ordering form, and should do so by Aug 1st.  White coat sizes should be based on blazers or jackets that you wear over other clothing.

Any questions can be directed to the OT department at 603.314.1786.

The MCPHS University bookstore on the Boston campus is able to sell and rent textbooks to Manchester students through their website. Shipping is free to students ordering course material.

Required text and materials:

OTH 500 Contemporary Theory in Occupational Therapy Practice

Christiansen, C. Baum, C. & Bass, J. (2015). Occupational therapy performance, participation, and well-being. (4th Ed.), Thorofare, NJ: Slack, Inc.

OTH 505: Clinical Reasoning in Occupational Therapy

Christiansen, C. Baum, C. & Bass, J. (2015). Occupational therapy performance, participation, and well-being (4th Ed.), Slack Inc., Thorofare, NJ 08086.

Thomas, H. (2015). Occupation-based activity analysis 2nd ed., Slack Inc., Thorofare, NJ 08086.

OTH 510: Practice Engagement: Mental Health

Christiansen, C. Baum, C. & Bass, J. (2015). Occupational therapy performance, participation, and well-being (4th Ed.), Slack Inc., Thorofare, NJ 08086.

Brown, Catana & Stoffel, Virginia, (2010). Occupational therapy in mental health: A vision for participation,c F.A. Davis Company

Evetts, Cynthia & Peloquin, Suzanne (2017), Mindful Crafts as Therapy: Engaging More Than Hands, (1st Ed.), F.A. Davis Company

OTH 511: Practice Engagement: Therapeutic Groups

Christiansen, C. Baum, C. & Bass, J. (2015). Occupational therapy performance, participation, and well-being (4th Ed.), Slack Inc., Thorofare, NJ 08086.

Cole, M.B. (2017). Group dynamics in occupational therapy: The theoretical basis and practice application of group intervention (5th Ed.). Sack Inc. Thorofare, NJ 08086.

Evetts, Cynthia & Peloquin, Suzanne (2017), Mindful Crafts as Therapy: Engaging More Than Hands, (1st Ed.), F.A. Davis Company

OTH 520 Scholarship in Practice: Evidence-Based Practice

Christiansen, C. Baum, C. & Bass, J. (2015). Occupational therapy performance, participation, and well-being (4th Ed.), Slack Inc., Thorofare, NJ 08086.

Brown, Catana. (2016) The Evidence-Based Practitioner: Applying Research to Meet Client Needs, (1st Ed.), F.A. Davis Company

Welcome

Nick Gilbert OT ’18

A special message from and Occupational Therapy student.

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