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Colorado Office of Occupational Therapy
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Occupational Therapy HOME

Welcome to the Occupational Therapy Homepage

The Office of Occupational Therapy regulates individual occupational therapists.The Office does not regulate clinics where occupational therapy is practiced. The Division Director is authorized to take disciplinary actions against those who violate the Occupational Therapy Practice Act, Rules and Regulations. Office activities include issuing licenses to occupational therapists, investigating complaints about occupational therapists, and enforcing disciplinary actions taken by the Division Director.

Program Information

Public Notices

Joint Stakeholder Meeting - June 10, 2022

The Division of Professions and Occupations (Division) will hold a Joint Stakeholder Meeting to allow stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback on the implementation of Colorado Senate Bill 22-116 (Concerning the ability of an individual to obtain an occupational credential through the occupational credential portability program) which amends the Red Tape Reduction Act (HB20-1326/Section 12-20-202, C.R.S.); and subsequent proposed draft rules for each Board/Program. In an effort to provide advanced notice of this meeting, the draft rules for each Board/Program will not be available until Friday, May 27, 2022. To review the draft rules, please click on the "Notice, SB22-116, and Draft Rules" link below, on or after the availability date

 

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - May 19, 2021

The Office of Occupational Therapy held a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing on May 19, 2021, that allowed stakeholders a final opportunity to provide feedback, before the Director considered adopting new and revised rules to implement:

1. Colorado Senate Bill 21-003 (Concerning the recreation and reenactment, with amendments, of the "Occupational Therapy Practice Act", and, in connection therewith, reestablishing the licensing functions of the Director of the Division of Professions and Occupations in the Department of Regulatory Agencies regarding occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants);
2. Colorado House Bill 20-1326 (Concerning an expansion of an individual's ability to practice an occupation in Colorado through creation of an occupational credential portability program); and
3. Colorado Senate Bill 20-102 (Concerning required disclosures to patients regarding formal actions based on sexual misconduct).

Legislative Updates
Program Information

Zen Mayhugh, Program Director

Office of Occupational Therapy
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303-894-7800  |  Fax: 303-894-0144  |  Email: dora_occupationaltherapists@state.co.us

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