Benefits of Student Clinical Education in Private Practice

Service benefits:

  • Potential recruitment opportunities for students who have had an orientation to private practice and the specific workplace environment
  • Increase practice productivity and client service provision (particularly with 3rd and 4th year students).
  • Maintenance of good standards of clinical practice
  • Promote exposure of the practice to the community.
  • Promote diversity in workplace.
  • Raises community awareness of private practice settings and challenges the assumptions of what occupational therapy is and how it is delivered