An exciting update from Dalhousie University regarding Occupational Therapy Student fieldwork placements!

Please see the below message from Fieldwork Coordinator, Jonathan Harris.

What a fantastic year of fieldwork we’ve had! Thanks to an incredible response from our practice community, we have met the recruitment target for our first (January) placement block ahead of schedule! We truly appreciate your dedication to our learners and our profession. Many thanks to our therapists, provincial fieldwork coordinators, and practice leads. Thanks also to our provincial societies (NSSOT, NLAOT, PEIOTS, NBAOT) for sharing our placement recruitment messaging!

Please note that we are still recruiting for our remaining 2024 placement blocks, as follows: OCCU 6222 (March 4th – April 26th, 2024; currently 61 / 69 required placements)OCCU 5222 (May 6th – June 28th, 2024; currently 25 / 66 required placements)

If you are interested in offering a placement for either of the above blocks:

      • Nova Scotia Health (NSH) employees, please be in touch with your manager and/or Doug Iwasaki ( doug.iwasaki@nshealth.ca )
      • Other occupational therapists, please be in touch with Jonathan Harris (ot.fieldwork@dal.ca) who can navigate region-specific processes for placement recruitment with the appropriate contact person in your organization/regional health authority.