Victoria Park Function Centre, 223 Herston Rd, Herston, Qld, 4006, Australia
  • November 15, 2018 - November 16, 2018
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Continence Advisors, Child Health Nurses and School Health Nurses

Workshop Day 1 - The Basics - the first day of the workshop will provide participants with an overview of the clinical management of urinary incontinence, bedwetting and chronic constipation/soiling (encopresis) in children aged 3 – 15 years. Workshop Day 2 - Beyond the Basics - the second day of this workshop will provide participants with the ability to identify, discuss and apply continence strategies for complex cases, including children with developmental and physical diagnoses, and those who fail first-line treatment.

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Victoria Park Function Centre, 223 Herston Rd, Herston, Qld, 4006, Australia
  • March 8, 2019 - March 9, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Target Audience: Occupational Therapists

Skilled and responsible use of sensory based approaches in mental health has been endorsed by the National Association for State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD, 2009) and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organisations in the USA as one of the instrumental interventions influencing the reduction of restraint and seclusion in mental health care settings. Tina Champagne (OTD, OT/L) indicated that a successful sensory based program is dependent upon occupational therapists who have adequate training and significant knowledge about the science and application of sensory processing and a method to systematically evaluate the procedures used and their effects on clients’ everyday function.

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