§ 2570 This chapter may be cited as the Occupational Therapy Practice Act.
§ 2570.1 The Legislature finds and declares that the practice of occupational …
§ 2570.2 As used in this chapter, unless the context requires …
§ 2570.3 (a) No person shall practice occupational therapy or hold …
§ 2570.4 Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as preventing or …
§ 2570.5 (a) A limited permit may be granted to any person who has …
§ 2570.6 An applicant applying for a license as an occupational therapist or …
§ 2570.7 (a) An applicant who has satisfied the requirements of Section …
§ 2570.8 For the purposes of verifying a license issued under this chapter, a …
§ 2570.9 The board shall issue a license to any applicant who meets the …
§ 2570.10 v2 (a) Any license issued under this chapter shall be subject to …
§ 2570.11 Upon a written request, the board may grant inactive status to an …
§ 2570.13 (a) Consistent with this section, subdivisions (a), (b), and (c) …
§ 2570.14 An initial applicant who has not been actively engaged in the …
§ 2570.15 Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants trained …
§ 2570.16 Initial license and renewal fees shall be established by the board in …
§ 2570.17 (a) The board shall issue, upon application and payment of a …
§ 2570.18 (a) A person shall not represent to the public by title, …
§ 2570.185 (a) An occupational therapist shall document his or her …
§ 2570.19 (a) There is hereby created a California Board of Occupational …
§ 2570.20 v2 (a) The board shall administer, coordinate, and enforce the …
§ 2570.21 Subject to Sections 107 and 154, the board may employ an executive …
§ 2570.22 All fees collected by the board shall be paid into the State Treasury …
§ 2570.23 Any person who violates Section 2570.3 is guilty of a misdemeanor, …
§ 2570.24 If any provision of this chapter, or the application thereof to any …
§ 2570.25 Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the …
§ 2570.26 (a) The board may, after a hearing, deny, suspend, revoke, or …
§ 2570.27 (a) The board may discipline a licensee by any or a combination …
§ 2570.28 The board may deny or discipline a licensee for any of the …
§ 2570.29 In addition to other acts constituting unprofessional conduct within …
§ 2570.30 v2 The board shall retain jurisdiction to proceed with any …
§ 2570.31 If a license is suspended, the holder may not practice occupational …
§ 2570.32 (a) A holder of a license that has been revoked, suspended, or …
§ 2570.36 If a licensee has knowledge that an applicant or licensee may be in …
§ 2571 (a) An occupational therapist licensed pursuant to this chapter …

Terms Used In California Codes > Business and Professions Code > Division 2 > Chapter 5.6 - Occupational Therapy

  • Admissions data: means information from the most recently enrolled fall semester class including the total number of applications, the total number of accepted students, and the 75th, 50th, and 25th percentile scores for the undergraduate grade point averages and law school admission test scores of admitted students. See California Education Code 67102
  • Advertising: as used in this chapter , includes, but is not limited to, any public communication as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 651, the issuance of any card, sign, or device to any person, or the causing, permitting, or allowing of any sign or marking on, or in, any building or structure, or in any newspaper, magazine, or directory, or any printed matter whatsoever, with or without any limiting qualification. See California Business and Professions Code 4989.49
  • Aide: means an individual who provides supportive services to an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant and who is trained by an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant to perform, under appropriate supervision, delegated, selected client and nonclient-related tasks for which the aide has demonstrated competency. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Association: means the Occupational Therapy Association of California or a similarly constituted organization representing occupational therapists in this state. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Bar passage data: means the most current cumulative bar pass rates defined and reported by the examining committee of the State Bar. See California Education Code 67102
  • Board: means the State Public Works Board. See California Education Code 67352
  • Board: as used in this chapter , means the Board of Behavioral Sciences. See California Business and Professions Code 4980.03
  • Board: means the California Board of Occupational Therapy. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • commission: means the Student Aid Commission created by this article. See California Education Code 69515
  • Committee: means the Higher Education Facilities Finance Committee, created pursuant to Section 67353. See California Education Code 67352
  • Continuing competence: means a dynamic and multidimensional process in which the occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant develops and maintains the knowledge, performance skills, interpersonal abilities, critical reasoning, and ethical reasoning skills necessary to perform current and future roles and responsibilities within the profession. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • designated instruction and services: means "related services" as that term is defined in Section 1401(26) of Title 20 of the United States Code and Section 300. See California Education Code 56363
  • Employment outcomes for graduates: means the results of a survey by the law school, taken three years after graduation, that breaks down the employment rate of graduates in each of the first three years after graduation, including the rate of employment of graduates in jobs where a juris doctor degree is required by the employer and the rate of employment of graduates in jobs where a juris doctor degree is an advantage in employment. See California Education Code 67102
  • Enrollment data: means information about the number of students who are admitted to the school per class per year for the past three years, the number of students who transfer to and from the school per class per year for the past three years, and the number of students who do not continue to attend the school each year for the past three years on either a voluntary or involuntary basis. See California Education Code 67102
  • Examination: means an entry level examination for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy or by another nationally recognized credentialing body. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Fund: means the Higher Education Capital Outlay Bond Fund, created pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 67354. See California Education Code 67352
  • Good standing: means that the person has a current, valid license to practice occupational therapy or assist in the practice of occupational therapy and has not been disciplined by the recognized professional licensing or standard-setting body within five years prior to application or renewal of the person's license. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • governing boards: means the local boards of trustees and the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, the Trustees of the California State University, and the Regents of the University of California. See California Education Code 66011
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • license: includes a license, limited permit, or any other authorization to engage in practice regulated by this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.26
  • Occupational therapist: means an individual who meets the minimum education requirements specified in Section 2570. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Occupational therapy: means the therapeutic use of purposeful and meaningful goal-directed activities (occupations) with individuals, groups, populations, or organizations, to support participation, performance, and function in roles and situations in home, school, workplace, community, and other settings. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Occupational therapy assistant: means an individual who is licensed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, who is in good standing as determined by the board, and based thereon, who is qualified to assist in the practice of occupational therapy under this chapter, and who works under the appropriate supervision of a licensed occupational therapist. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Occupational therapy services: means the services of an occupational therapist or the services of an occupational therapy assistant under the appropriate supervision of an occupational therapist. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, unincorporated organization, or corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Physical agent modalities: means techniques that produce a response in soft tissue through the use of light, water, temperature, sound, or electricity. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • related services: means transportation, and such developmental, corrective, and other supportive services (including speech-language pathology and audiology services, interpreting services, psychological services, physical and occupational therapy, recreation, including therapeutic recreation, social work services, school nurse services designed to enable an individual with exceptional needs to receive a free appropriate public education as described in the individualized education program of the child, counseling services, including rehabilitation counseling, orientation, and mobility services, and medical services, except that such medical services shall be for diagnostic and evaluation purposes only) as may be required to assist an individual with exceptional needs to benefit from special education, and includes the early identification and assessment of disabling conditions in children. See California Education Code 56363