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Vision:  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 have occurred
  • Monitors and enforces Continuing Education requirements


Programs:  Occupational 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 occurred.