Information Regarding Clinical Education/Fieldwork

Fieldwork Mission Statement:

To promote the transition from OT student to entry level practitioner through quality fieldwork education.

Fieldwork Vision Statement:

To prepare future OT practitioners who demonstrate best-practice and become leaders in health care in clinical and research arenas.

Fieldwork Philosophy:

  • support the Stony Brook University mission in provide comprehensive undergraduate, graduate, and professional education of the highest quality
  • promote and facilitate student success in fieldwork
  • provide an environment of collaboration and communication with each student
  • maintain communication with each student during the fieldwork experience
  • provide fieldwork education in sites that support the mission of the OT program
  • provide fieldwork education in sites that model best practice and are congruent with the curriculum design of the OT program
  • proactively seek out and expand fieldwork opportunities in emerging areas of practice
  • maintain current resources for selection of fieldwork
  • ensure in compliance with the ACOTE Standards for Fieldwork Education


Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (AFWC)
Inken Prochilo, OTD, OTR/L
631-444-2403 - phone
631-444-6305 – fax