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Become a Member of SAOT

Be a part of a professional association whose mission is to bridge research, practice, advocacy and policy for OTs in Alberta, and take advantage of the many benefits SAOT has to offer!

Become a Member of SAOT

Be a part of a professional association whose mission is to bridge research, practice, advocacy and policy for OTs in Alberta, and take advantage of the many benefits SAOT has to offer!

SAOT is a voluntary, non-regulatory body that provides networking and education opportunities for its members. We also advocate for occupational therapy to government, insurers, and the public. SAOT helps occupational therapists achieve their potential and provides dynamic membership benefits and services.

Be a part of a professional association whose mission is to bridge research, practice, advocacy and policy for OTs in Alberta, and take advantage of the many benefits SAOT has to offer.

Professional liability insurance is available at substantially discounted, group rates to full paid members of SAOT. You must register as a paid member to access this benefit of membership. Download the Brochure.

For further assistance, please contact the SAOT Hotline 1-833-384-2757

Already a member? Login to your account to renew your membership.

The SAOT membership year runs from March 1 to February 28.

Practicing OT: Full-time

Full-time membership is available to occupational therapists practicing more than 800 hours per year.

BENEFITS

  • Access to our group professional liability insurance program at substantially reduced rates
  • Access to group home and auto insurance
  • Discounts on SAOT-sponsored workshop offerings
  • Free website listings for OTs working in private practice
  • Exclusive Member-Only access to employment postings, networking and more
  • Access to resources at www.saot.ca
  • Ongoing advocacy efforts and representation as the voice of occupational therapy in Alberta
  • Promotion of occupational therapy services in Alberta

REGISTER NOW

Practicing OT: Part-time

Part-time membership is available to occupational therapists practicing 800 hours per year or less.

BENEFITS

  • Access to our group professional liability insurance program at substantially reduced rates
  • Access to group home and auto insurance
  • Discounts on SAOT-sponsored workshop offerings
  • Free website listings for OTs working in private practice
  • Exclusive Member-Only access to employment postings, networking and more
  • Access to resources at www.saot.ca
  • Ongoing advocacy efforts and representation as the voice of occupational therapy in Alberta
  • Promotion of occupational therapy services in Alberta

    REGISTER NOW

    New Graduate

    New Graduate membership is offered to practicing occupational therapists who graduate between March 1, 2023 – February 28, 2024.

    BENEFITS

    • Access to our group professional liability insurance program at substantially reduced rates
    • Access to group home and auto insurance
    • Discounts on SAOT-sponsored workshop offerings – Pay the student rate!
    • Free website listings for OTs working in private practice
    • Exclusive Member-Only access to employment postings, networking and more
    • Access to resources at www.saot.ca
    • Ongoing advocacy efforts and representation as the voice of occupational therapy in Alberta
    • Promotion of occupational therapy services in Alberta

    REGISTER NOW

    Non-practicing

    Non-practicing membership is available to occupational therapists who are on family leave or not practicing as an occupational therapist in Alberta.

    BENEFITS

    • Access to our group professional liability insurance program at substantially reduced rates
    • Discounts on SAOT-sponsored workshop offerings
    • Exclusive Member-Only access to employment postings, networking and more
    • Access to resources at www.saot.ca
    • Ongoing advocacy efforts and representation as the voice of occupational therapy in Alberta
    • Promotion of occupational therapy services in Alberta

      REGISTER NOW

      Entry-level Occupational Therapy Student

      The entry-level student membership is offered to students who are currently enrolled in an occupational therapy degree program in Alberta.

      BENEFITS

      • Discounts on SAOT-sponsored workshop offerings – Pay the student rate!
      • Exclusive Member-Only access to employment postings, networking and more
      • Access to resources at www.saot.ca
      • Ongoing advocacy efforts and representation as the voice of occupational therapy in Alberta
      • Promotion of occupational therapy services in Alberta

        REGISTER NOW

        Retired Member

        Retired Member membership is open to any retired, non-practicing occupational therapist. Retired Members do not need to be registered with ACOT.

        Note: It is recommended that retired members maintain personal professional liability insurance for at least 11 years and three months after the last date of service delivery.

        BENEFITS

        • Access to our group professional liability insurance program at substantially reduced rates
        • Access to group home and auto insurance

          REGISTER NOW

          Of interest to new grads!

          New graduates receive a 50% discount on SAOT membership fees to help you get started in your practice and to access professional liability insurance. If you are a new graduate who is in or starting your first year of coverage, you will be eligible for a 50% premium discount on professional liability insurance. New grads in or starting your second year of coverage are eligible for a 25% premium discount on professional liability insurance.

           

          Of interest to expecting or new parents!

          If you are on maternity/parental leave and working less than 6 consecutive months during the membership year, you will be eligible for a 50% premium discount on professional liability insurance.

           

          Membership Terms and Conditions (PDF)