Wyoming Board of Occupational Therapy
All renewal applications that were received by Thursday, July 12, 2018, have been reviewed at the board meeting held on Friday, July 13, 2018. If approved, the renewal was processed and the renewed notices will be sent out as soon as possible, and the website has been updated. If received after 7/12/2018, please check your email, as an email receipt will be sent out within the next day or two.
Please check the License Verification page, if your license does not reflect the new renewal date, then please check your email to see if the Board has requested additional information. Please respond by email.
Renewal applications must be postmarked no later than August 31, 2018 to avoid expiration.
As stated in the Rules & Regulations Chapter 2, Section 7 (c), your complete renewal application includes:
- Completed renewal application
- Continuing education
- $50.00 Late Fee must be included in applications postmarked after June 1, 2018.
For this renewal, your continuing must have been completed between August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2018.
If you have any questions, please contact Maxine at email@example.com or (307)777-7764. Thank you
If you have not received your renewal application in the mail you may print a Renewal Application, from the Renewal Information page.
If you have any questions regarding CEUs you submitted last year you will need to send and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please allow 3-5 days for a response.
The Board of Occupational Therapy develops, imposes and enforces 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 (W.S. 33-40-114 and 33-40-115).
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:
- Customized treatment programs aimed at improving abilities to carry out the activities of daily living
- Comprehensive evaluation of home and job environments and recommendations on necessary adaptation
- Assessments and treatment for performance skills
- Recommendations and training in the use of adaptive equipment
- Guidance to family members and caregivers
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 effects 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.