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Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Faculty and Staff

Barbara Seguine
Barbara Seguine

Barbara Seguine, MAED, COTA/L 
barbara_seguine@owens.edu
(567) 661-7415
OTA Program Chair – June 2009 – present
Assistant Professor
Instruct 1st and 2nd year OTA students – Jan. 2005 - present

  • OTA 110
  • OTA 111
  • OTA 120
  • OTA 122
  • OTA 200
  • OTA 222
  • OTA 243

Education
MAED, University of Phoenix
B.I.S., Lourdes University
A.A.S., Lourdes University
Certified by NBCOT and licensed by the state of Ohio

Background
Barbara Seguine has been an occupational therapy practitioner since 1993 and an educator of occupational therapy assistants since 1996.  Prior to her coming to Owens Community College in 2005, she was an instructor and the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator at Lourdes College.  Her clinical practice includes experience in the areas of long-term care, rehabilitation, and mental health. 

Professional Activities
Barbara has been involved in local, state, and national professional activities during her years as an occupational therapy practitioner.  She currently serves on the Roster of Accreditation Evaluators (RAE) as a team chair for the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).  She has served in numerous capacities in the district and state associations.  Barbara has received service awards and the 2009 Model Practice Award from the Ohio Occupational Therapy Association, and the 2007 Mentor Award from the University Of Toledo Department Of Occupational Therapy.  She has presented at a number of state and local occupational therapy association conferences over the years as well as to a variety of community groups.  She currently serves on the University of Toledo Occupational Therapy program advisory board.


Dorothy Crissman
Dorothy Crissman

Dorothy Crissman, BAIS, COTA/L
dorothy_crissman@owens.edu
(567) 661-2095
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator & Full Time Instructor-January 2010-present
Adjunct instructor 2007-2010

  • OTA 101
  • OTA 111
  • OTA 120
  • OTA 211
  • OTA 223
  • OTA 243

Student Occupational Therapy Association Advisor- January 2007 - present

Education
Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant, Owens Community College, 2000
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, Lourdes College, 2011
Certified by National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
Licensed by the State of Ohio

Background
Dorothy Crissman has been an occupational therapy practitioner since 2000 and an educator  in the field since 2006. She currently practices in the area of mental health and has clinical experience includes areas of mental health, community integration, acute care, rehabilitation, long-term care and home health.

Professional Activities
Dorothy is involved in local, state and national professional organizations. She has served as Secretary for the Northwest District of the Ohio Occupational Therapy Association, is an active member of the Ohio Academic Fieldwork Coordinators Consortium and is currently serving as the Mental Health MSG for the state of Ohio. She has presented at state and local occupational therapy conferences and as well as to groups in the community.


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