The Vision of MOTEC-OT
The Metropolitan Occupational Therapy Educational Council of New York and New Jersey — guiding excellence in fieldwork education and securing the future of occupational therapy, while supporting the Centennial Vision of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
The Mission of MOTEC-OT
To serve as a resource for fieldwork education allowing for collaboration between Fieldwork Educators and academic fieldwork coordinators.
To promote a supportive network fostering excellence in fieldwork education and helping students transition to competent entry level practitioners ready to meet the occupational needs of society.
Promote quality fieldwork education
Encourage collaboration between academic programs and fieldwork education sites
Partner with Fieldwork Educators to increase quality and availability of fieldwork education sites
Exchange concerns, ideas and resources between academic and Fieldwork Educators
Ensure that fieldwork education supports current and emerging practice areas
Encourage students to promote occupation-centered intervention and evidence based practice in the fieldwork settings
Encourage students and Fieldwork Educators to engage in science driven, evidence based practice to support reimbursement of occupational therapy services.