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City Council Considers a Bill to License Athletic Trainers and Personal Trainers

Thu, June 20, 2013 10:36 AM | Deleted user
WASHINGTON, DC -- The District of Columbia city council is considering legislation to license athletic and personal trainers under the Health Licensing Board.  The District of Columbia Occupational Therapy Association is working with the American Occupational Therapy Association to review the legislation and its possible impact on occupational therapy services in Washington, DC.  

The Council will hear testimony on Friday, June 28 at 11:00 am in the Wilson Building room 500.  The executive board of DCOTA will draft a written statement and may send a member to testify at the hearing.  

DCOTA is also reaching out to the DC Physical Therapy Association.  

The city council posting can be read by vising:

The bill text can be read in full by visiting:
See pages 5-7, 14-15, 31

Follow for more complete analysis and information from the DC Occupational Therapy Association.  The written response will be made available on the members section of the DCOTA website.

DCOTA will continue to update it's members and the occupational therapy community of the District of Columbia at  For more information on the association please visit the website or email DCOTA at

Membership in the association helps fund efforts to ensure that occupational therapy services are available at large to the population of the District of Columbia.  Join DCOTA at

For immediate release. 

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