The Department of Occupational Therapy has two open tenure-track faculty positions.
Since receiving her master’s degree from the Department of Occupational Therapy, Yates has been a pediatric therapist at Children’s Therapy TEAM and has been involved in the non-profit organization TEAMworks that seeks to improve and enhance the lives of children with special needs both locally and internationally.
“Yoga has been something I have participated in for myself. I had hoped I could integrate my yoga training into my work as an occupational therapist, but I did not know what that would look like at the time, “said Stacey Nichols.
Tina Swearinger ventured into a road less traveled for her first occupational therapy level II fieldwork experience, working at a state funded mental and behavioral health facility with adult day programming.
The CSU Brainwaves Research Lab is looking for volunteers between the ages of 15 and 30 for a study titled, "Examining the Relationship between Sensory Processing and Attention in Neurotypical Individuals and Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders."
"You don't have to have a disability to benefit from occupational therapy," says occupational therapist and CSU Assistant Professor Lisa Fyffe. "Occupational therapists can support the playfulness, development and learning of all children in small and large ways."
Second-year occupational therapy students at CSU had the opportunity to apply classroom learning in real-life situations this past semester.
Addy Brown’s challenges with her own mental health have guided her research, fieldwork, and volunteer experiences as a student in the Department of Occupational Therapy.
Aaron Eakman, assistant professor and director of research for the New Start for Student Veterans program at Colorado State University, is helping post-9/11 student veterans sleep more soundly.