Amanda Mohler, OTD, OTR/L is employed at Arkansas State University as an Assistant Professor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator. She received a Doctor of Occupational Therapy from Washington University School of Medicine in 2013. Her clinical expertise includes applying occupation-based theories to improve overall health and wellness, prevent disabilities, and advocate for individuals to participate fully in life. After three years in the clinic, Dr. Mohler transitioned to academia. In academia, she facilitates student experiential opportunities. The opportunities allow students to learn real-world contexts and develop skills of community engagement while affording community partners opportunities to address significant needs.
Amanda Mohler, OTD, OTR./L
Arkansas State University
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Colleagues at a university in the delta created a faculty-led fieldwork model that promotes interprofessional practice and education while providing a service to the community. Service and Experiential Learning Through Engagement in the Community (SELTEC) is a clinical model which allows students to engage in strategic partnerships within the community to provide free services to recipients of care while gaining experiential learning opportunities in both clinical and professional skills and abilities. The SELTEC model gives students experiential opportunities to learn real-world contexts…