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David Merlo @merlodm ?

active 10 years, 11 months ago
Name David Merlo
Location Buffalo, NY
Organization Erie Community College OTA Department
About You I am a professor in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at Erie Community College in Buffalo, NY.I teach courses on human occupation across the lifespan, psychosocial rehabilitation, therapeutic use of self/group, developmental disabilities, computer AT, and professional issues. I am also the academic fieldwork coordinator. Prior to teaching, I was program manager at Restoration Society, Inc., a community mental health psychosocial rehabilitation program in Buffalo. I continue there as a director on the board and remain involved in various recovery-oriented programs and initiatives. I am passionately committed to expanding the role of Occupational Therapy in supporting invividuals’ recovery journeys.