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2014-2015 Fieldwork Handbook

Table of Contents

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A.        COVER, TABLE OF CONTENTS AND FORMAL LETTERS

A-1 Front Cover
A-2 Table of Contents
A-3 Welcome Letter for Fieldwork Students and Fieldwork Educators from FW Coordinator
A-4 Statement of Understanding for Fieldwork Sites
A-5 Statement of Understanding for Students

B.        FIELDWORK BASICS

B-1 What is Fieldwork?
B-2 Background Check Policy
B-3 Guidelines and Professional Standards for Students
B-4 Fieldwork Requirements
B-5 Fieldwork I & II Exploration Survey

C.        FIELDWORK I

C-1 Fieldwork I Timeline
C-2 Fieldwork I Student Evaluation
C-3 Student Assessment of Level I Fieldwork (Assessment of Level I Fieldwork Site)

D.        FIELDWORK II

D-1 Fieldwork II Timeline
D-2 AOTA Fieldwork Data Form (Explanation and Form)
D-3 Preparing for Level II Fieldwork - Assignment (Intro Letter and Student Data Form)
D-4 Possible Assignments for the Fieldwork Site to Utilize
D-5 Week Two Site Review - Assignment
D-6 AOTA Fieldwork Performance Evaluation for OTA Student (FWPE) (Midterm and Final)
D-7 Understanding the FWPE
D-8 For Students to complete: Student Evaluation of the Fieldwork Experience (SEFWE)
D-9 A Survey for Students to complete: Performance Evaluation of the Fieldwork Coordinator (Sample; Access this via Blackboard)

E.        TOOLS FOR ADDRESSING SPECIAL CONCERNS

E-1 Growth Contract
E-2 (SH D1 & D2) Core Abilities Scoring and Assessment

F.        INCLUSION OF PSYCHOSOCIAL CONTENT INTO THE LEVEL II FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE

F-1 Including Psychosocial Issues into Fieldwork II
F-2 Table of Contents for Psychosocial Tools
F-3 Values
F-4 Interests
F-5 Self-Concept
F-6 Role Performance
F-7 Social Conduct
F-8 Interpersonal Skills
F-9 Self-Expression
F-10 Coping Skills
F-11 Time Management
F-12 Self-Control

G.        SUPERVISION GUIDELINES

G-1 Program Director/Fieldwork Coordinator Process for Supervision of Fieldwork
G-2 Fieldwork Level II and Occupational Therapy Students: A Position Paper
G-3 Physical Agent Modalities (PAMs) in the State of Wisconsin
G-4 AOTA PAMs
G-5 State of WI OT Practice and Supervision
G-6 State of WI OT Definitions
G-7 State of WI OT Licensure of OT's and OTA's
G-8 State of WI OT Biennial Registration
G-9 State of WI OT Unprofessional Conduct
G-10 Materials to Enhance Fieldwork Supervision
G-11 Practice Advisory Services

H.        WITC OTA PROGRAM MISSION AND PHILOSOPHY

H-1 (SH C-1) WITC Mission, Vision, Values and Tenets
H-2 (SH C-2) OTA Program Mission
H-3 (SH C-4) OTA Program Philosophy

I.        OTA PROGRAM COURSE INFORMATION

I-1 (SH E-2) OTA Course Descriptions
I-2 Fieldwork I Course Outcome Summary
I-3 Fieldwork IIA Course Outcome Summary
I-4 Fieldwork IIB Course Outcome Summary
I-5 (SH C-5) OTA Curriculum Design
I-6 (SH E-1) OTA Program Curriculum Plan
I-7 (SH C-3) OTA Program Outcomes

J.        SITE BASED OBJECTIVE SAMPLES

J-1 NEOTEC FPWE Objective, Directions
J-2 NEOTEC FPWE Objective, Form
J-3 NEOTEC FPWE Objective, Checklist
J-4 NEOTEC FPWE AOTA Form
J-5 Behavioral Objectives in a Physical Disability Setting (Atlantic)

K.        FIELDWORK POLICIES

                    K-1 Fieldwork Policies
                    K-2 Fieldwork Placement Policy
                    K-3 Contacting Fieldwork Educators
                    K-4 Travel during Fieldwork
                    K-5 Termination of Fieldwork
                    K-6 Attendance during Fieldwork
                    K-7 Fieldwork Grading
                    K-8 (SH D-7) Confidentiality Policy
                    K-9 (SH H-4) Background Check Fieldwork Policy for Student Placement
                    K-10 (SH H-7) Health Status
                    K-11 (SH H-8) Pregnant Students in Fieldwork Courses
                    K-12 (SH H-5) CPR Requirements
                    K-13 (SH D-6) OTA Dress Code
                    K-14 (SH D-13) Communication Policies
                    K-15 (SH G-1) Failure/Course Repeat Policy
                    K-16 (SH G-2) Re-entry Process    

L.        GLOSSARY

L-1 Glossary