Board of Occupational Therapy

Important Updates

Upcoming Meeting - The next meeting will be May 20 at 5:30 p.m.  with the Mental Health Board. The meeting will be held virtually. More information on the meeting can be found on the Board Meeting page.

Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact - The Wyoming Board is a member of the Counseling Compact. To learn more, go to the Compact page.

Occupational Therapists and Assistants

The Wyoming Board of Occupational Therapy is staffed through the Professional Licensing Boards Office, a division of A&I.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Wyoming Board of Occupational Therapy is to develop, impose and enforce standards which must be met by individuals in order to receive a license as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant to insure public protection; receive, investigate, and take appropriate action with respect to complaints; and promulgation of rules and regulations.

Occupational therapy is skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives. Occupational therapy gives people the "skills for the job of living" that are needed for independent and satisfying lives. Services typically include:

Occupational therapy practitioners are skilled professionals whose education includes the study of human growth and development with specific emphasis on the social, emotional, and physiological ffects of illness and injury. The occupational therapist enters the field with a masters, or doctoral degree. The occupational therapy assistant generally earns an associate degree. Practitioners must complete supervised clinical internships in a variety of health care settings, and pass a national examination.