A global community of occupational therapists seeking to improve their practice, its recognition on an international level and its understanding in the wider world health context. We are their platform for debate and knowledge and their support for research and credentials.
Organisation Membership - Organisation Membership is open in each sovereign or city state to one national professional organisation of qualified occupational therapists which shall be admitted either as a voting Full Membership to the Council if at least one education programme meets the Minimum Standards of the WFOT or as a non-voting Associate Membership to the Council if those Standards regarding the education programme are not met or no programme exists.
Regional Membership – Regional organisations may become Regional Members of the Federation provided that they have articles of association or any similar articles congruent with the WFOT’s, a regional structure approved by WFOT and comprise the geopolitical regions of the United Nations. This is a non-voting category.
Affiliate Membership – Occupational therapy organisations whose members are qualified occupational therapists / occupational therapy assistants, who are members of their National Association, and individual members of WFOT, and interested in the development of occupational therapy and who wish to be affiliated with WFOT. This is a non-voting category.
Contributing Membership - Non-occupational therapy organisations wishing to support the Federation and who are interested in the development of occupational therapy are eligible to become Contributing Members. This is a non-voting category.
The list of WFOT Member Organisations