Welcome to SSO:USA

SSO:USA Mission

The SSO:USA is a research society that strives to build the body of knowledge in occupational science to benefit humanity. The society values:

  • collegiality;
  • collaboration;
  • critical discourse;
  • the development of researchers;
  • the application of knowledge within a variety of professions;
  • shared occupational experiences;
  • operating in ways that are open, transparent, fiscally responsible, and member and data-driven;
  • researchers, students, and practitioners;
  • members who are formally trained in occupational science;
  • and members who are formally trained in other disciplines and whose work integrates well with occupational science.
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Please join us for an engaging discussion on our February Twitter chat session, #OccSciChat:


SSO:USA Annual Conference

Every year the members of SSO:USA look forward to the annual conference.  Next year's conference will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Abstracts are now being accepted through February 4, 2019.

SSO:USA 2019 Conference

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The Society for the Study of Occupation: USA invites student members to participate in the “What is Occupational Science?” Video Contest! 

Please see the Student Video Contest page under the Students menu for more details. 




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