Course Overview

This course is designed for therapists (PT/PTA, OT/COTA, and SLP) and students who are getting ready to embark on their travel therapy journeys or who are early in their travel therapy careers. Preview the course content below, which includes over 12 hours of video lessons taking you through step-by-step the process of beginning your travel therapy career and becoming financially successful as a travel therapist.

  • 1

    Module 1: Welcome & Introductions

    • Welcome: Start Here to Learn About The Course

    • Introductions: Hear Whitney and Jared’s Story to Help You on Your Travel Journey

  • 2

    Module 2: Background

    • What is Travel Therapy & How Does it Work?

    • Determining if Travel Therapy is Right for You

  • 3

    Module 3: Getting Ready to Travel

    • Steps to Get Ready to Travel

  • 4

    Module 4: Travel Therapy Companies and Recruiters

    • Understanding Working with Travel Companies & Recruiters

  • 5

    Module 5: Tax Homes

    • Understanding Tax Homes for Traveling Therapists

  • 6

    Module 6: Travel Housing

    • Travel Therapy Housing Options

  • 7

    Module 7: Travel Therapy Pay

    • Understanding Travel Therapy Pay Packages

  • 8

    Module 8: Insurance & Benefits

    • Understanding Insurance and Benefits Options for Travelers

  • 9

    Module 9: State Licensing

    • How State Licensing Works & Licensing Strategies for Travelers

  • 10

    Module 10: The Travel Job Search Process

    • How the Job Search Process and Negotiations Work

  • 11

    Module 11: Phone Interviews

    • Preparing for a Travel Therapy Phone Interview

  • 12

    Module 12: Accepting a Job Offer & Next Steps

    • The Process for Accepting an Offer, and What Comes Next, Including Reviewing the Written Contract

  • 13

    Module 13: Packing and Moving

    • How to Pack and Plan for Moving to Your Assignment

  • 14

    Module 14: Considerations While on Contract & Planning Subsequent Contracts

    • What to Know During Your Contract & Planning for the Next Contract

  • 15

    Module 15: Future/Long Term Planning as a Traveler

    • Long Term Planning Considerations

  • 16

    Module 16: Considerations for Traveling as a Pair

    • Traveling as a Pair

  • 17

    Module 17: Financial Strategies for Travel Therapists

    • Financial Considerations and Strategies

  • 18

    Module 18: Closing Thoughts

    • Closing & Follow Up

Added Benefits of This Course

In addition to over 12 hours of video content with insider tips and information to become a financially successful travel therapist, this course will give you access to the following:

  • Additional Resources

    Throughout the course, you will find links to additional content and resources, as well as downloadable guides and checklists to aid in your learning and success as a travel therapist.

  • 1-on-1 Phone Call

    After completing the course, you can participate in a 30-minute, 1-on-1 mentorship phone call with Whitney and Jared from Travel Therapy Mentor to go over any questions you have.

  • Private Facebook Group

    You'll receive access to a private Facebook group for members of this course and a select group of mentors and current travelers for ongoing mentorship throughout your planning process and travel therapy journey.