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Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists

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October is national occupational therapy month in Canada!

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SSOT Committee Roles

Professional Conduct

To review and investigate a written complaint expressing concern about an SSOT member’s occupational therapy practice in Saskatchewan.

Discipline Committee

To hear complaints forwarded to it by the Professional Conduct Committee and to determine whether or not the SSOT member is guilty of professional misconduct or professional incompetence – Section 28.3 (OT Act, 1997).

Legislative and Bylaws Committee

To review the Act, bylaws, policies and procedures of the Society, and make recommendations to Council to keep these materials current, consistent and appropriate.

Professional Issues

To advise Council on matters related to the standards, guidelines, ethics, competencies and continuing education required for Occupational Therapists in order to ensure the provision of safe, ethical and effective occupational therapy service to the Saskatchewan public.

Credentials Committee

To advise and support the SSOT Registrar when making recommendations to Council regarding membership and licensing.

Finance Committee

To support the Treasurer when making recommendations to Council with respect to efficient, responsible use and investment of Society monies.

Continuing Professional Education Committee

To facilitate access to continuing professional education for SSOT members.

Public Relations Committee

To develop and implement communication strategies to facilitate communications within the membership and to ensure the public is aware of occupational therapy services and ways of accessing these services.

Research Development Committee

The Research Development Committee's role is to develop the research capacity of the SSOT membership by promoting post-professional education and involvement in research at a variety of levels within Saskatchewan. It will also work to increase membership awareness of provincial research resources.

Membership Development Committee

To develop and sustain a mentorship system for SSOT members, particularly for those new to the province, profession, or area of practice.  To facilitate communication and engagement of SSOT membership. 

Human Resources Committee

To provide advice to the President, Executive Director and/or Council on human resource policies and staffing issues.

Nominations Committee

To ensure that qualified candidates are encouraged to stand for election to SSOT Council, for appointments as SSOT representatives, or to SSOT Committees. To oversee the democratic election of SSOT Council members.

Annual Conference Committee

To plan the annual conference held in conjunction with the SSOT Annual General Meeting.