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Advocacy SIG - State Policy Across the Country: Compact, Mental Health and More!

  • 04 Jun 2024
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Zoom



Date and Time: Tuesday, June 4th, 2024, 7-8:30pm

Chairperson(s): Mary O’Donnell (OT, OTD, OTR), Sarah McKinnon (OT, OTD, OTR), Haley Matuszek (OT, OTD, OTR)

Location:  Zoom - to be sent out day before the event

Title: State Policy Across the Country: Compact, Mental Health and More!

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Describe at least 3 current state policy issues from various states across the US.
  2. Explain key issues affecting OT practice and education in the state of Massachusetts.
  3. Describe action steps to advocate for state legislation currently in Committee.

Bio/Focus: Mary O’Donnell, Co-Government Relations Representative for MAOT and Co-Chair of the MAOT Advocacy SIG, will present an overview of current state policy issues facing state associations across the country. Key insights from the AOTA State Policy Symposium from AOTA INSPIRE 2024 will be shared.


  1. Markels, D. (2024). State Policy Symposium. Short Course presented at AOTA INSPIRE 2024. Orlando, FL.
  2. Markels, D. (2024, March). 2024 state legislative forecast. OT Practice, 29(3): 6-8.
  3. American Association of Occupational Therapy. (2024). Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact. AOTA.

This event will be closed day before event. Please register by June 3, 2024.

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