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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 071 : OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 3358)
  • § 3358. Licensure without examination; waiver of educational requirement

    (a) The Director may waive the examination requirement if the applicant is an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant regulated under the laws of another state, the District of Columbia, or territory of the United States, who is in good standing to practice occupational therapy in that state or territory, and, in the opinion of the Director, the standards and qualifications required for regulation of occupational therapy in that state or territory are currently at least equal to those required by this chapter. The Director may not waive any required period of supervised experience.

    (b) The Director may waive the examination requirement if the applicant is certified prior to July 1, 1993 as a registered occupational therapist (OTR) or certified occupational therapy assistant (COTA), if, in the opinion of the Director, the standards and qualifications for such certification are at least equal to those required by this chapter.

    (c) The Director may waive the educational requirement for licensure as an occupational therapist, if the applicant is recognized as a certified occupational therapist after having qualified for and passed an occupational therapist examination, and the Director determines that the examination so taken meets the requirements of section 3357 of this chapter. (Added 1993, No. 102, § 1; amended 2001, No. 151 (Adj. Sess.), § 39, eff. June 27, 2002.)