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Surprised to find that there were few definitive career development resources for occupational therapy students, Lisa Davis and Marilyn Rosee have written Occupational Therapy Student to Clinician: Making the Transition to help students hone the skills employers look for in new hires. While many academic programs cover career- oriented topics, this is the first specific text to pull the pieces together with the purpose of showing readers how to become successful job candidates and employees. Perfect for the student preparing to embark on an occupational therapy career, Occupational Therapy Student to Clinician covers all pragmatic issues that students face while securing their first job. This text outlines a variety of topics including resum writing, interview skills, negotiating a salary, working within a team, developing professional competencies, and understanding the culture of an organization. Each chapter includes learning objectives and lists of practice activities that students can use to reinforce their skills. Occupational Therapy Student to Clinician: Making the Transition will benefit occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant students preparing to graduate, as well as employed clinicians dealing with specific employment-related issues. This text will also guide the employee who wants to move to the next job and reacquaint themselves with the job-seeking process. This comprehensive resource provides strategies and solutions for many employment challenges and will be an asset in any professional development curriculum.
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