Expressions of Interest

Journal “Clubbing”

Online – 1.5 hours – Semester 1, 2022
Dr Sharon Mickan & Dr Rachel Wenke Download event flier

Journal clubs are a widely used tool to promote evidence-based practice (EBP). Many traditional formats are not based on current research evidence and they can be difficult to organise and sustain.  This workshop will introduce an evidence informed journal club format that can be widely used to help clinicians address important clinical questions This online presentation is suitable for allied health professionals. 

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The Perceive: Recall: Plan and Perform System (PRPP) Intervention Workshop

Brisbane
4 days – Term 2, 2022 Download event flier

This 4 day workshop will provide participants with skills/knowledge with regard to intervention using the PRPP (attendance at a PRPP Assessment workshop is a prerequisite). The Perceive: Recall: Plan and Perform System (PRPP) is a process-oriented, criterion referenced assessment that employs task analysis methods to determine problems with cognitive information processing component function during routine, task or subtask performance. The PRPP System is for use with adults and children who have difficulty performing daily tasks. It is suitable for adults and children of either sex and from any cultural background.

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The Perceive: Recall: Plan and Perform System (PRPP) – Assessment Workshop

Brisbane
REGISTRATIONS OPEN - FEBRUARY 2022 (See Upcoming events page) Download event flier

This 5 day workshop will provide participants with skills/knowledge with regard to  assessment using the PRPP, as well as a basic introduction to intervention. The Perceive: Recall: Plan and Perform System (PRPP) is a process-oriented, criterion referenced assessment that employs task analysis methods to determine problems with cognitive information processing component function during routine, task or subtask performance. The PRPP System is for use with adults and children who have difficulty performing daily tasks. It is suitable for adults and children of either sex and from any cultural background

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Conquering the Puberty Blues

Online - Term 1, 2022 - over a series of 3 x 1.5 hour sessions Download event flier

The transition from child to young adult brings much change and a few challenges for many individuals and their families. A cognitive or atypical neurodevelopmental disability (intellectual disability, ASD, acquired brain injury) comes with the addition of social communication difficulties, sensory differences and increased anxiety which can add further complexity to assisting individuals learn about the key changes that take place during puberty. Children with an atypical neurodevelopmental disability may need a more individualised plan of support to adjust to the changes that happen in puberty. Health professionals can provide support to individual’s and their families/carers in planning for and navigating these conversations.

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Towards Functional Writing

Face to Face workshop - Brisbane
2 Days - Semester 1, 2022 (Pls see UPCOMING EVENTS for a MELBOURNE-based WORKSKHOP) Download event flier

Poor handwriting and fine motor skill development is often a primary reason for referral to Occupational Therapy, with many factors affecting a student’s handwriting performance. Through the extensive use of case studies, this two-day workshop will assist occupational therapists to explore ways they can work more effectively to assist emergent writers and those in later years with handwriting challenges.

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Translating Pretend Play Skills in Children From the Clinic to the Classroom

REG oPEN - See UPCOMING EVENTS
Online - November 2021 Download event flier

This online module is suitable for occupational therapists/speech pathologist who have attended a Developing Pretend Play Skills in Children Assessment and intervention workshop; and consider pretend play skills intervention as part of their professional “tool kit” and are wanting to further enhance their knowledge and skills in this area. 

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Occupational Performance Coaching

Evenings - Aust EST
Online - Semester 1, 2022 Download event flier

Occupational Performance Coaching (OPC) is an intervention which is family- and occupation-centred, enablement-focused and research informed. OPC involves working alongside parents to achieve parents’ goals for themselves, their children and/or their families.

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