We are currently booked with students thru December 2018. We are currently accepting inquiries for student observation hours and Level I and II Fieldwork requests for 2019.



Students who are looking for observation hours PRIOR to applying to OT or PT schools:
We welcome the opportunity to share our expertise in the field of pediatric occupational and physical therapy!  We give our students one of the best experiences possible in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere!  We treat our students just like our employees and involve them in every aspect of the day-to-day clinic operations.  Students leave our facility with many hours of varied clinical observations and interactions which will equip them with the skills needed to successfully apply to college programs and demonstrate the knowledge required to impress admissions programs and be ahead of the competition.  We provide strong letters of reference for those students who demonstrate excellent motivation, flexibility, interpersonal skills, and a drive to pursue to field of occupational or physical therapy.  We dedicate ourselves to helping the future of our profession, and will make ourselves available to our students as they progress with their schooling.

​Here are the steps required in order to request observation hours with our clinic:

​     1.  Email a resume/CV with cover letter describing the details of your request, such as dates you wish to                 complete your hours, number of total hours needed, and preferred days/times.

                              ​Send your email to: erin@pediatricachievements.com 

​     2.  We will respond and let you know if we can accommodate your requested dates and hours needed.  If we           CAN, we will then set up a phone interview.

​     3.  After the phone interview, we will set up an in-person meeting to introduce you to staff, the setting, and              provide more information on our expectations of your performance.  

​         You will be required to also perform light administrative duties as needed outside of your observation                   hours in return for the time our therapists are providing for you.  This will be further discussed during the             meeting.  

​          If you will need a letter of recommendation, please let us know during your time with us so we can                       complete this letter by your last day.  We will only provide recommendation/reference letters to those                   students who complete a minimum of 30 hours with us.

​     4.  You will need a background check prior to beginning your observation hours.  You will also need to sign a           confidentiality form in order to protect our families, employees, and business.

​     5.  YOU WILL BE ALL SET TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE WONDERFUL FIELDS OF PEDIATRIC                       OCCUPATIONAL AND PHYSICAL THERAPY FROM THE BEST PRACTITIONERS IN VIRGINIA!

Students who are currently in an OT or PT program and looking for a pediatric Fieldwork site for either Level I or II Fieldwork, to include OTD and DPT students seeking a 16-week Doctoral Experience:
​We would love to chat more with you about your needs!  We have limited placement opportunities for students, and therefore only allow top-quality students who pass several steps to our process of acceptance.  

​We need at least 6 months advance notice for a fieldwork request.  As we tend to book quickly, it is recommended that you inquire with us at least 12 months in advance of placement dates.

​Our facility needs to have a fieldwork agreement in place with your school prior to starting fieldwork.

Here are the steps required in order to request a PT or OT Fieldwork placement with our clinic:

​     1. Email a resume/CV with cover letter describing the details of your request, such as dates of fieldwork,                  personal experience and qualities that make you a good candidate, etc.  This information can be in the                body of the email.


​             Send your email to: erin@pediatricachievements.com 


​     2.  We will respond and let you know whether or not we can first accommodate your requested dates.  If we             CAN, we will then set up a phone interview.


​     3.  After the phone interview, we will set up an in-person meeting to introduce you to staff, the setting, and               provide more information and materials about the clinic and fieldwork experience.


​     4.  We will let you know within 1 week of the in-person meeting if we feel it will be a good fit with both your               needs and our clinic needs, as well as a good fit with your future Fieldwork Educator.


     5.  We will sign the fieldwork agreement with your school.


​     6.  You will need a background check and be current with CPR and First Aid prior to beginning your                         fieldwork with us.


​     7.  YOU WILL BE ALL SET TO LEARN FROM THE BEST OT & PT PRACTITIONERS IN VIRGINIA!  GET             READY FOR A FUN, EDUCATIONAL, AND VARIED FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE!

 


Are you applying to college Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy programs and

need observation hours as part of the application process? 


Are you a high school student in need of volunteer hours

or wanting to learn more about Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy? 


We are more than happy to help!