Dedicated to the well-being of all Albertans, SAOT is the vehicle to drive practice, shape capacity and grow the profession of occupational therapy in Alberta by bridging research, practice, advocacy and policy.
To conduct the activities, affairs, management and governance of the Society including maintaining a registry of members;
To promote, assist and maintain a high standard of occupational therapy practice through continuing education and awarding grants to members of the Society;
To disseminate information pertinent to occupational therapists;
To receive bequests, donations, grants of money and to raise money for the purpose of carrying out the objectives of the Society through membership fees, public subscription or any other manner that is not contrary to the federal and provincial laws of Canada;
To promote the practice of occupational therapy;
To represent the benefits and value of occupational therapy to other professionals, health disciplines, societies and associations, consumer groups and all Albertans;
To carry out any specific objectives that SAOT’s Board and Directors may, from time to time, adopt in support of the above objectives.