1110 Department of Consumer Affairs, Boards
1190 - CALIFORNIA BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
The California Board of Occupational Therapy is responsible for regulating two types of practitioners: Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants. Occupational Therapists work with people suffering from various disabilities to develop, improve, or restore functional daily living skills. The Board's mission is to regulate these professions to ensure that the public receives the highest level of therapeutic care available.
The Board is authorized to: (1) grant a license or certificate to those practitioners who have met specified requirements, (2) enforce the law and discipline violators, (3) provide for the renewal of a license or certificate, and (4) develop the necessary continuing education requirements for the profession.