Competence Maintenance

The current Competence Maintenance component consist of a professional portfolio with the following components:

1.  Professional Practice Overview

The Purpose of this section is to document past and present professional experiences that have shaped the therapist's current practice.  The following documents must be included in this section:

2.  Assessment & Professional Development

The purpose of this section is to provide therapists with the structure and tools to asses their current practice and identify areas of practice that need improvement. The section also assist therapists in designing their professional development plan to ensure they continue to maintain their knowledge and skills in order to meet the Essential Competencies of Practice.  Therapists are expected to complete this section every 2 years and retain documents for 10 years.  The following documents must be included in this section:

3.  College Documents

The purpose of this section is to demonstrate an awareness of the standards of practice of the profession and ensure that therapists have College documents readily available.  The following documents must be included in this section:

The College is currently developing online practice education modules to support therapists in meeting the standards of the College.  Once developed, therapists will be required to complete one module per year.