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Issue Date: March 01, 1983
Published Online: July 03, 2014
Updated: June 13, 2018
Fieldwork Education: The Proving Ground of the Profession
Author Affiliations
  • Stephanie Presseller, M.S., OTR, is Director, Education Division, AOTA
Article Information
Education of OTs and OTAs / Nationally Speaking
Other   |   March 01, 1983
Fieldwork Education: The Proving Ground of the Profession
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March 1983, Vol. 37, 163-165. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.37.3.163
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March 1983, Vol. 37, 163-165. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.37.3.163
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Abstract

Fieldwork education is a critical component of our educational programs and assumes a major place in developing professional behaviors in clinicians. This month’s column traces the history of fieldwork education and points out the vital role the practicing clinician plays in the educational preparation of students.