About Us

WOTA VISION STATEMENT

WOTA will bring vitality to the profession of occupational therapy in Wisconsin by committing to demonstrate value, create public awareness, provide advocacy, and anticipate change and foster proactive leadership.

WOTA MISSION STATEMENT

The Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association is a voluntary professional organization, which represents and is committed to promoting the profession & professional services of Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants and the education of Occupational Therapy students in Wisconsin.

WOTA CORE VALUES

The Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association Commits to these core values as guides for association decisions and actions in pursuing its vision, mission, and strategic planning.

Relevance: Relevance is required for the Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association to be vital and valued as an organization. Association work and outcomes must be timely and responsive to consumers, members and other stakeholders.

Integrity: Integrity is critical when communicating, interacting and making decisions. It is measured by respectful, inclusive, honest, accessible, open accountable and fiscally responsible behavior.

Advocacy: Advocacy is essential so that health, human service and education policies and legislation effectively meet public need. The Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association contributes the official voice of Occupational Therapy in Wisconsin.

Professional Development: Continuing professional development and evidence-based practice are critical to ensure practitioner competence, association improvement and ultimately quality service to consumers.

Collaboration: Broad collaboration of practitioners and strategic partnerships with stakeholders promotes better decisions, outcomes, and relationships than Individual efforts. Such mobilization ultimately strengthens both the profession and participants.

Volunteerism: Volunteerism provides evidence of commitment to the profession as practitioners and students contribute time, talents, and monetary resources to the Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association.

Professional Identity: Professional identity is fostered by Occupational Therapy education programs and sustained through professional associations. Because this unique identity and perspective is ingrained in Occupational Therapy practitioners, it is readily apparent to all who interact with them.

 

Office Contact Information:

Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association
122 East Olin Avenue, Suite 165
Madison, WI 53713

(608) 287-1606
(608) 287-1608 fax