Ethics & Jurisprudence Jackson, TN

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Thursday, October 24, 2019
Presenter: Nina Woods, OTR/L
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2019 TNOTA Philanthropy & Volunteer Opportunities

Gigi's Playhouse is a nonprofit achievement center that provides free therapeutic-based, educational, career development, and family connections programming and events to individuals with Down syndrome from diagnosis through adulthood, their families, and the community. Since Gigi's Playhouse is 98% volunteer-run and 100% donor-funded, they depend on volunteers and donors to fulfill their mission of changing the way the world sees Down Syndrome.

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TNOTA's 2019 Philanthropy, GiGi's Playhouse, has a fun fall volunteer opportunity for members! GiGi's will be hosting a fall festival titled "GiGiFest" on Friday, October 11 from 5:00-8:00pm at Wilson Family Farm in College Grove. TNOTA is partnering with GiGi's to volunteer for this amazing event. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Morgan Webb at [email protected] by September 30. 


Open Board Positions with TNOTA

TNOTA is looking for two OT practitioners or students to join the continuing education committee. Responsibilities include assisting in issuing continuing education certificates following conferences and meetings,  assisting in facilitating online continuing education events, and answering emails. The time commitment for this position is 2-3 hours per month (slightly more following annual conference). This position reports to the continuing education chair. 

TNOTA also has open board positions in the Southeast District (secretary), and Northeast District (vice chair, and secretary). This is a great opportunity to get more involved in making a difference with TNOTA!

If you are interested in any of the above positions, please contact [email protected].


TSU's Pro Bono Clinic

Tennessee State University has launched a student-ru pro-bono community rehab clinic! The clinic launched August 26, 2019 and is still seeking occupational and physical therapy practitioners to serve as supervising therapists and act as mentors for student volunteers. 

Benefits of serving as a Supervising Therapist include: 

  • Attending an AOTA Fieldwork Educators credentialing course
  • Complimentary attendance to any TSU OT/PT-sponsored continuing education courses
  • Mentorship opportunities with TSU OT/PT faculty and students
  • Continuing education credit for Clinical Instructor responsibilities
  • One contact hour CEU for every 16 hours served (maximum of 10 contact hours in one calendar year. Clinic contact hours are separate from CEU’s earned from TSU-sponsored opportunities)
  • Involvement in volunteering at Middle Tennessee’s first pro-bono physical rehabilitation clinic looks great on a resume!
For more information, click here or email Cassie Oliver at [email protected]



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Discounted CEU Benefits

As an additional member benefit, we have partnered with to offer discounted CEUs! Please click the link below to take advantage of this great deal. 

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TNOTA Research Opportunities

TNOTA has created a page to support ongoing efforts to further our profession by students, educators, and clinicians.  You can visit the page by clicking here.  Please support your colleagues in their attempts to provide evidence based practice for all OTs and OTAs.