Occupational Therapist?

I am seriously considering becoming an Occupational Therapist. I have read about them, but I'm not exactly sure what they do. I need to know: -what they exactly do -how much they get paid yearly,monthly, and hourly. -if it is an enjoyable job. -how many years of schooling I would need to become one. -what classes I would have to take. -and what I would have to do to work with kids mainly. Please and Thank-You

Asked By: - 7/14/2009
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Occupational therapists(OTs) help people of all ages to improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living and working environments. They work with individuals who have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally, socially or emotionally disabling. They also help them to develop, recover, or... More
Answered By: sweet dreams - 7/16/2009
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your best bet to get ALL the info you want is to look on the BLS website, here it is for occupational therapist. Your going to need a master's degree... More
Answered By: theOTgirl - 7/14/2009
1) Occupational therapists deal with a multitude of different problems and comes up with accommodations and other plans that allow the person to achieve a better form of life and independence. Some examples of areas that occupational therapists work in are: pediatrics (dealing with children), orthopedics (dealing with... More
Answered By: mtwaites - 7/14/2009
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