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About Jane Dressler

Jane Dressler, JD, OTR/L has practiced and/or taught psychosocial occupational therapy for over 30 years. She earned her undergraduate degree in OT from State University of New York Buffalo and later went on to receive a masters degree in Health Care Administration from San Jose State University. Mid career she attended Golden Gate University School of Law and was admitted to the California Bar in 2001. In addition to psychosocial OT practice, her interests are in advocacy, leadership and governmental affairs.

Positions

September 2012 Present Adjunct Professor, Dominican University of California Department of Occupational Therapy
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June 2011 Present Per Diem Physical Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist, Cloverdale Health Care Center
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June 2007December 2011 Attorney, Private Practice
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January 2010August 2010 Adjunct Faculty, Dominican University of California Department of Occupational Therapy
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September 2008February 2009 Adjunct Faculty, San Jose State University
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August 2007July 2008 Adjunct Facuty, Dominican University of California Department of Occupational Therapy
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February 2006June 2007 Dependency Managing Attorney, Alameda County Bar Association
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April 2003February 2006 Dependency Attorney, San Francisco Court Appointed Panel
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November 2001March 2003 Dependency Attorney, Contra Costa County Public Defender
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September 1996May 1998 Adjunct Faculty, Samuel Merritt College ‐ Occupational Therapy
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February 1978July 1998 Mental Health Occupational Therapist, Various Locations ‐ San Mateo County Mental Health Association, San Francisco General Hospital, Belmont Hills Hospital, Dominican Hospital, Canyon Manor, Bronx Municipal Hospital
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Curriculum Vitae


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Education

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2001 J.D., Golden Gate University School of Law
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1988 M.S., San Jose State University ‐ Health Science and Recreation
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1978 B.S., State University of New York, Buffalo ‐ Occupational Therapy
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Contact Information

Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901

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