Marsena W. Devoto OTR/L, MSOT, ELOTD

Marsey Devoto Portrait

Associate Professor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, School of Occupational Therapy

Joined Brenau University: 2011

EDUCATION     

Bachelor of Arts (Major – Philosophy), University of the South at Sewanee, Sewanee, TN

Master of Science, Occupational Therapy, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

Entry Level Doctorate of Occupational Therapy, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

PRACTICE EXPERTISE & SPECIALTY CERTIFICATIONS

Neurorehabilitation of adolescents, adults and older adults

Mental Health Rehabilitation of adolescents and adults

Trainer for the AOTA Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program (FWECP)

COURSES OFFERED

OT 807:  Level I Fieldwork A: Professional Reasoning;  OT 607 Professional Reasoning – Adolescent/Adult; OT 617:  Level I Fieldwork – Community Based;  OT 715: Level II Fieldwork;  OT 716:  Level II Fieldwork

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Fieldwork, driving, vision rehabilitation, neuro rehabilitation

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Devoto, MD, Ganzevoort, K, Herman, A. (2020)  Administrative Module.  In:  Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program.  MD:  The American Occupational Therapy Association.  [PowerPoint slides]

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Craig, J., Devoto, M., Povse, E.  AOTA Fieldwork Educator’s Certificate Program -15 contact hour certificate program (June 2019).  Brenau University, Norcross, GA.

Devoto, M., Povse, E.  AOTA Fieldwork Educator’s Certificate Program -15 contact hour certificate program (April 2019).   AOTA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Devoto, M., Scala, V.  AOTA Fieldwork Educator’s Certificate Program -15 contact hour certificate program (March 2019).  University of Tennessee at Memphis, School of Occupational Therapy, Memphis, TN.

Alexander, C., Devoto, M., Shadle, C.  Education for the Fieldwork Educator (October 2018).  Georgia Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Jekyll Island, GA.

Devoto, M., Wilson, J.  Policies and Procedures for Providing Student Accommodations: Fall 2018 Ivester College of Health Sciences All College Meeting Faculty and Staff Workshop (August 2018).  Brenau University, Ivester College of Health Sciences, Gainesville, GA.

Craig, J., Devoto, M., Povse, E.  AOTA Fieldwork Educator’s Certificate Program -15 contact hour certificate program (June 2018).  Brenau University, Norcross, GA.

Craig, J., Devoto, M.  AOTA Fieldwork Educator’s Certificate Program -15 contact hour certificate program (June 2017).  Brenau University, Norcross, GA.

Devoto, M., Scala, V.  AOTA Fieldwork Educator’s Certificate Program -15 contact hour certificate program (May 2017).  Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

AOTA Ad Hoc FW Challenges Subcommittee (2018-present), American Occupational Therapy Association.  Bethesda, MD.

AOTA Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program Trainer (2008 – present), American Occupational Therapy Association, Bethesda, MD.

Member of GA OT Consortium, Georgia