On The air
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Episode 11: Learning as You Go
Sarah Putt, MA, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist and is the founder and clinical director at Sarah Bryan Therapy, a home-based pediatric occupational therapy private practice in Los Angeles, CA. Sarah holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Pepperdine University and a master's degree in occupational therapy from the University of Southern California. She specializes in working with children from birth to three years of age who have or are at risk for having developmental delays. Sarah is extremely passionate about promoting and sharing about the value of OT. She has partnered with programs in Iceland, Peru and Ecuador and plans to expand her international work in the future. Sarah also serves as a clinical fieldwork educator and provides mentorship to students on fieldwork as well as to newly graduated OTs and those interested in entering the field of OT.
On this episode, Sarah shares about her background and her path into OT and into private practice. She talks about learning the business side of things in OT, working abroad, interprofessional work and relationship building, medical missions, and promoting OT in the field.
We continue our conversation in Episode 12, which will be focused on the topic of mentorship in the field of OT.
If it's something that you want to do, you just need to go out and do it! You'll learn as you go and figure out exactly what it is that you need to do as you go along." ~Sarah Putt
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I want to emphasize that it's really important ... to recognize and respect the boundaries of our knowledge - but also not to be afraid to tap into resources and to ask for help." ~Stephanie Lancaster
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