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Occupational therapists achieve this outcome by working with people and communities to enhance their ability to engage in the occupations they want to.World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) . or by modifying the occupation or the environment to better support their occupational engagement.What is Occupational Therapy? • Occupational therapy is a client-centred health profession concerned with promoting health and well being through occupation. or are expected to do. . The primary goal of occupational therapy is to enable people to participate in the activities of everyday life. need to.

. is an accredited non-profit. Inc. (History) OTAP.Occupational Therapy Association of the Philippines. Inc. It is headed by the Board of Directors who are elected by its members and supported by standing committees which undertake the Association’s plans and programs. non-stock organization of occupational therapists founded in 1965.





. To foster strong fellowship and unity among its members. 2. 5. To protect the well-being and general welfare of its members. To encourage advanced study and research in occupational therapy. 3. 4.The objectives of OTAP are as follows: 1. To safeguard and advance the education and training of occupational therapists in accordance with the laws of the Republic of the Philippines. To enforce observance of the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics.

To keep abreast of new developments in the profession. 7. locally and internationally. To promote coordination with other disciplines and their professional organizations. . and to facilitate exchange and dissemination of knowledge among the occupational therapy professionals. To cooperate with government and other health organizations on issues pertaining to the national health care program of the country. 8. To act as a consultative body in all matters pertaining to the profession. 9.6.

Languez Core Member. Asuncion • • • • • • • • • • . Gonzalez • Chair. Committee on Standards and Ethics: John Paul O. Suarez Board Secretary: Hazel Nichole L.(OTAP) Occupational Therapy Association of the Philippines Officers: President: Anthony S. CastinoVice President Programs: Vice President for Programs: Maria Charissa Carlos-Monteagudo Board Treasurer: Lady M. Isaac Co-Chair for Special Programs: Carina Marie L. Committee on Education and Research: Thea Sheila Ocheda-AAlonto Chair. Chiu Chair. Committee on Membership and Nominations: Elsinore Uy • Chair. Committee on Legislations. Committee on Membership and Nominations: John Mark L. Committee on Standards and Ethics: Perfecto M. Committee on Public Relations: Lemuel A. Mallari • Core Member. Grecia Vice President for Finance: Anna Recto-Legaspi Vice President for Legislations: Cynthia V.

000 Graduate Member: Php 700 Student Member: Php 500 Lifetime Member: Php 6000 .600 Regular Member: Php 1.Kinds of Membership: • • • • • Affiliate Member: Php 1.

seminars. . etc) • Monthly job postings • OTAP e-publications: OTAPahina and E-newsletter • Inclusion in the regional map of professionals in the OTAP website.Benefits of Membership • Accident insurance worth Php 20. workshops.e.000 provided by Coco Life • Discounts in OTAP-related events (i.