The Re-Entry Program is for applicants who do not have sufficient practice hours (at least 1000 hours in the last five-year period or 600 hours in the last three-year period) or for individuals who have been subject to a disciplinary action which has resulted in a requirement for supervised practice.
The SSOT Registrar and SSOT Credentials Committee review the Re-Entry applications and arrange the set-up of the SSOT Re-Entry Program.
The length of the Re-Entry Program is 450 hours or 3 months and be completed on a full or part-time basis. The part-time program must be completed with a minimum of 20 hours per week and the program must occur over consecutive weeks.
While the applicant is participating in the SSOT Re-Entry Program, they will be provided with a Level 1 Restricted License. Additional information and details can be found in the SSOT Restricted License Manual.
Applicants who require the completion of the Re-Entry Program must allow for a minimum of one month for SSOT to arrange the set-up of the program.
Individuals who have previously held a practicing license, restricted license, or non-practicing membership with SSOT, must contact SSOT at email@example.com to initiate the re-application process and to gain access to the re-application form.
CAOT members can contact CAOT directly to have NOTCE results forwarded to SSOT
Regulatory History forms from all jurisdictions (including international jurisdictions) in which the applicant has practiced occupational therapy or been registered as an occupational therapist, sent directly from the regulatory body to SSOT. The following Regulatory History Form can be sent to each of the previous regulatory or licensing organizations for completion.
SSOT members who hold a practicing or restricted license are required to have $5 Million liability/malpractice insurance. SSOT does not endorse any insurance providers. Insurance may be provided by an employer or purchased through:
An independent insurance broker: a listing of Saskatchewan members is available through the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (www.ibac.ca)
The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (www.caot.ca)