AOT, Inc.

Clinical Affiliations and Shadowing

AOT offers shadowing and clinical affiliation opportunities to students interested in pursuing occupational and physical therapy careers. Applicants are accepted and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, depending upon the availability of therapists to supervise.

For clinical affiliation inquiries, please contact Elyse Veni

For shadowing inquiries, please complete our application.

Required Clearances and Forms

The following clearances/documents are needed prior to completing shadowing opportunities with AOT. All clearances must be completed within 12 months of your start date with AOT and should be for Employment NOT Volunteer:

  • Child Abuse History Clearance
    • Can be obtained here
  • FBI Fingerprinting
    • Click here
    • Enter the following service code: 1KG756
  • Criminal Record Check
    • Can be submitted online
    • Do not choose the ‘Volunteers Only’ option
  • Mandated Reporter Training
    • A certificate showing completion of 3 training hours is required
    • The University of Pittsburgh Social Work Department has an online course for this training
  • Act 24 document
    • Can be obtained here
  • AOT confidentiality form
  • Clear digital photo of applicant


AOT, Inc. is a member of the Theraplay family of companies. Shadowing and fieldwork coordination are handled at our corporate location.

Please contact Elyse Veni with any questions or to submit your application.



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