The board is responsible for protecting the health, safety and welfare
of individuals who receive occupational therapy services in Oregon.
Mission Statement: to protect
the public by supervising occupational therapy practice; and to assure safe and
ethical delivery of occupational therapy services.
What does the Occupational Therapy Licensing Board Do?
- Develops policy and sets
standards of practice
- Reviews applications and
issues licenses to qualified applicants
- Investigates complaints and
takes appropriate disciplinary action when violations are found to
- Monitors and enforces
Continuing Education requirements
Therapy is the analysis and use of purposeful activity with individuals who are
limited by physical injury or illness, developmental or learning disability,
psycho-social dysfunctions or the aging process in order to maximize
independence, prevent disability and maintain health.
Organization: The Occupational
Therapy Licensing Board, created in 1977, regulates occupational therapy
practice to assure that only qualified persons provide occupational therapy
services. The Board sets the standards of practice and examines applicants for
licensure, issues licenses to qualified applicants, investigates complaints and
takes appropriate disciplinary action when violations are found to have