Derek J. Piggott, MOT, OTR/L

Clinical Assistant Professor

Derek J. Piggott, MOT, OTR/L

Contact Information

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Education

MOT, Occupational Therapy, University of Missouri

BHS, Health Science, University of Missouri

Areas of Expertise

Psychosocial/mental health disorders across the lifespan

Level I Fieldwork in mental health/psychosocial settings

Select Presentations

  • Piggott, D. (2017, March). Efficacy of changes to psychosocial level I fieldwork experience as it related to student perceptions of psychosocial level II fieldwork performance. Poster presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Piggott, D. (2016, November). Integrating cognitive, sensory and life skills models as a foundation for psychological practice. Session presented at the Maryland Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Pikesville, MD.
  • Yeager, J., Merryman, B., Piggott, D., & Wilson, J. (2015, April). Models of mental health fieldwork. Short course presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • Yeager, J., Merryman, B., Piggott, D., & Wilson, J. (2014, November). Models for level 1 mental health fieldwork. Roundtable presentation at the Maryland Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Towson, MD.

Service

  • Faculty Advisor, Student Occupational Therapy Assocation: 2014 – Present
  • Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, BSMS Program: 2014 – Present
  • Member, Fieldwork Committee: 2014 – Present
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Conference Division, General Proposal Reviewer: 2012-Present
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Evidence, Exchange, Critically Appraised Paper (CAP) reviewer: 2012 – Present
  • Maryland Occupational Therapy Association, Executive Board Member, Vice President of Nominations and Awards: 2015 – Present