2017 ORS 675.220¹
Representation as occupational therapist or therapy assistant prohibited without license
  • exception

(1) No person shall practice occupational therapy or purport to be an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant, or as being able to practice occupational therapy, or to render occupational therapy services, or use the abbreviations designated by the Occupational Therapy Licensing Board under ORS 675.320 (Powers of board) unless the person is licensed in accordance with ORS 675.210 (Definitions for ORS 675.210 to 675.340) to 675.340 (Enforcement procedure).

(2) ORS 675.210 (Definitions for ORS 675.210 to 675.340) to 675.340 (Enforcement procedure) do not apply to:

(a) Employment as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant in an institution or an agency of the federal government.

(b) Persons licensed under any other law of this state to do any acts included in the definition of occupational therapy in ORS 675.210 (Definitions for ORS 675.210 to 675.340) or persons working under the direction of any such person.

(c) The practice of occupational therapy which is incidental to the planned program of study for students enrolled in an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant program approved by the board. [1977 c.858 §§2,3; 1981 c.250 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 675—Psychologists; Occupational Therapists; Certified Sex Offender Therapists; Regulated Social Workers; Licensed Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors675.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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