How Others are Promoting OT (October 27, 2013)

-Spread awareness through word of mouth, make posters, wear OT gear, hand out flyers

-They can send me their email and I will send my detailed services which I provide.

-Camps, posters, street play and media interactions.

-Through mails and facebook event

-by arranging a seminar about awarness of occupational therapy.

-Street play, symposium and lectures

-our room in hospital is in front of physical therapists room, so some times we met them and talk to them,I told them about occupational therapy and its effects on their treatment.I tried to suggest different ways and consulting to them.I like to effort them about my consults and ways and helping them to ask whats your job?then I would tell them that Iam a occupational therapist!!! in other hand, I tried to show my works abilities in different aspects of treatment & show the widening of occupational therapy services.

-Give other facilities for student to attend congress and event about occupational therapy because in Indonesia we are have limited information and link abut that. Indonesia need delegated and promoting to our people abaout occupational therapy

-Through social media (facebook) , through private patients, awareness programs at different college levels.

-Volunteer with Autism Speaks; Booth at festival. Provide information on FB

-Will wear our OT uniform and make it in the OT / Arts & Crafts Room.

-i try to tell people about Ocupational Therapy as much as possible and make community based activities so people get more engaged with our proffesion.

-we will wear the OT uniform with the University logo

-We will be signing the cards from the occupational therapy program and maybe include examples of what we can offer the individuals.

-We will be having an article published in a local newspaper in Ormoc City, Philippines regarding the profession, my practice in the city and about world OT day apart from the day-long free OT screening and evaluations we will be providing.

-by Rayher & Study circle OT mailing lists, press release, journalist who will be at the event and write an article, visitors at the store

-We will wear shirts from our occupational therapy graduate program, and will bring signs explaining occupational therapy, which we will use for photo ops.

-we will be wearing special occupational therapy shirts and white caps

-When meeting new people, I introduce myself as an occupational therapy graduate student and explain what occupational therapy is, what I do currently and what I plan on doing once I graduate. I find it important to share what occupational therapy is and provide people with a correct and valid definition of occupational therapy. In simple terms I usually say “occupational therapists help people do the things they need and want to do” and I explain occupation as “any task or activity that has meaning to you.” These two definitions are simple and easy for people to understand.

-We will have OT global day of service t-shirts to wear at our event, we also have a board to decorate with the activities we will be doing and what OT is, we are also handing out flyers to residents.

-Wear our Student of Occupational Therapy badges -Introduce as OT students -Explain to the staff and residents how each activity will help the residents in their daily occupations

-We are all known to the service as Occupational Therapists. The day aims to give participants insight into the occupational perspective – process behind our group, the power of occupation for developing the self-esteem of young people. The day as a whole will demonstrate the value of occupational therapy to the service in question.

-We will be explaining what OT is, and how it can be beneficial for the community.

-Primarily occupational therapy audience

-customised T-shirts and banners

-The OT Team will be wearing OT shirts. I will advertise on my hospital website, FB, Twitter and local radio spots.Flyers will be emailed to local Senior Centers, ALF and posted in Starbucks!

-we use posters and educational unites.

-This audience is for OTs to encourage them to provided community services and increase OTs visibility

-Through various mediums, including social media (both individual and organisation), speaking with clients and customers etc

-I will wear a name badge, talk with other parent volunteers and teachers, and hand out business cards.

-We plan to inform people on who we are by hosting fundraising events such as bowling fundraisers and restaurant nights, presenting at local high schools educating students, visiting hospitals, and host our annual Occupational Therapy Advocate & Educate 2-day Conference open to anyone interested!

-leaflets will be avaliable, presonal promotion needs of the individual

-A regulatory envirnoment , culture of innovation that supports therapies for all disorders.

-We plan to wear our Student Occupational Therapist badges and also at the beginning of the event to introduce ourselves and why we are there. As the stations are going on we plan to be interacting with the residents and this will give us the opportunity to let them know who we are and why we are there.

-We will introduce ourselves at each site as being occupational therapy students from The Ohio State University. Although we’ve visited many of the sites in the past, we will discuss the role of occupational therapy as it applies to that setting. We will discuss how OT helps individuals live their lives to the fullest, allowing them to engage in the activities that are meaningful to them.

-internal university email and flyers alerting them to seven projects I’ve identified in the Los Angeles county area

-BY Leaf let, On electonic media, newspaper, presentation.

-We plan to let people know we are OT students in the following ways: 1. Flyers to advertise the donation drive that the OT students are holding 2. Labels on collection items stating, “Donations collected from Occupational Therapy Students at The University of Findlay” 3. Infuse brochures that provide information to help individuals in the shelter (ie: coping strategies, external resources, etc). 4. Explain the various services OT can provide to people living in these circumstances. 5. Potentially set up an experienced OT in mental health to serve as a guest speaker in the shelter.

-By wearing our OT uniform and making the activity at the OT department outdoors.

-Poster presentation topic will be such as it will show in which all fields OT works and their benefits and importance. Mini movies will show the actual OT process and encourage the junior college children to take admissions in OT schools for their graduation by handouts and awareness among them.

-We will be wearing OT stickers, posters, Powerpoint playing continuously re: history of OT, development of OT in this particular hospital, relay races and games using OT treatment to demo OT work, email circular of event, invitation to local university OT students to join event, OT Tea and Cake serving

-i will go up to people and inform them that i’m an OT student

-We will wear our OT uniform. The activities will be held in the OT room not in the PT’s or the music room. And for our job, the happiness on the children’s faces will let their parents and families realize how important Occupational Therapy is.

-I have established networking links with local teachers/schools, pediatricians, general physicians who pass my business card or through word of mouth

-Try to get an article printed in a newspaper

-Facebook page or event, poster in the center, and educational moving sessions

-By rendering services such as developmental gross and fine motor skills evaluation and assessment…too many to mention.

-Many many opportunities occur daily

-Through FB, Twitter, verbally, etc.

-By screening out special children from young population simply by keen observation ,then examing or cross verifyng using standardised assessmnt tools,by gving guidance to parents about certain abnormal characterstic which r diverting frm age approproiate skills,by counselling as many no of parents and by giving targetd intervention with proper results or improvement can easily felt by parents upto their expectations.

-Advertising through community poster, partnership with government and ngo’s, website

-Through group activities: visit schools, Community women group Group with parent of children with disabilities

-I will introduce myself and that I am an OT student. I will share what OT is and how it can help children.

-Promotional camps, pamphlets, media advertisement

-Telling people who I am and what I do and sharing OTGDS information with other OTs to get them involved also!

-We are planning to make brochures on different areas of OT practice which will distributed ( OT in school, OT in palliative care, OT in vocational therapy are already made and will be published again).

-Shirts with “I Am An OT”, “ask me what I do” posters, signs, etc.

-The fact that I will be tweeting using my primary Tweeter account will be a good example.

-I will do a fun activity w practical application at work

-We will be using the social media sites (Facebook, Twitter and Blogspot) of the department and college to document and share the OTGDS activity. We will be linking with our marketing and media partners to share the activity within the university and other possible institutions

-I plan on writing about my experiences as a mentor and applying OT theory and knowledge and how OT’s can help to make a difference and then submitting my findings to the appropriate person in charge

-Posters, bike riding event for awareness