Position Papers

As the organization representing occupational therapists in the province, Manitoba Society of Occupational Therapists releases position papers and other responses to issues, news items and other current events relating to the profession.

The primary purpose of these efforts is to provide factual information and reactions from an official source. This prevents misinformation from going unchallenged, clarifies the professional perspective on topics and ensures that the profession is well represented to the public.

Position Papers

Feb 2012 – Submission to Manitoba Corrections on behalf of OT; Response to Call for Adult Corrections Capacity Review: Enabling Ability through Occupational Therapy (position paper) or Response to Call for Adult Corrections Capacity Review: Enabling Ability through Occupational Therapy (presentation)

Nov 2010 - Submission to the Mental Health, Addictions and Spiritual Health Care Team from MSOT

Oct 2007 – Submission to the Mental Health Commission of Canada from the Manitoba Society of Occupational Therapists

Nov 2005 – Occupational Therapists and Primary Health Care: A Position Paper

Dec 1998 – Informal Assessment of Competence; A letter of response to a discussion paper by the Manitoba Law Reform Commission

Apr 1998 – Submission to the Manitoba Special Education Review

Nov 1995 - Occupational Therapists Working within the Primary Health Care Model: Exemplars of Practice

Feb 1995 - Occupational Therapy and Primary Health Care: A Practice Paper