• Group A - Session 3
    May 20, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Group A - Session 4
    May 27, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Group B - Session 3
    May 20, 2022
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Group B - Session 4
    May 27, 2022
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Target Audience: Occupational Therapists

Occupational therapists have a unique role in supporting infant performance and participation in daily activities and routines. The role is well supported by an increasing body of evidence in the areas of family centered care, interactive approaches, and the understanding of successful interventions for this age group. This practical workshop aims to assist clinicians clinical reasoning for engaging with this populations

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  • May 24, 2022
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Target Audience: Allied Health Professional

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

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  • Group A - Beyond the Basics - Session 1
    May 24, 2022
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Group A - Beyond the Basics - Session 2
    May 31, 2022
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Group A - Beyond the Basics - Session 3
    June 7, 2022
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Group B - Beyond The Basics - Session 1
    May 24, 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Group B - Beyond The Basics - Session 2
    May 31, 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Group B - Beyond The Basics - Session 3
    June 7, 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Continence Advisors, Child Health Nurses and School Health Nurses

This 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.

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  • Session 1
    May 30, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Session 2
    May 31, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Session 3
    June 20, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Target Audience: Allied Health Professionals

Occupational Performance Coaching (OPC) is proposed as 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. In OPC therapists utilise performance analysis, problem-solving, occupational and disability knowledge to guide parents’ exploration of changes that facilitate goal achievement. This workshop aims to provide therapists with an understanding of how to effectively use parent coaching within their services.

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Victoria Park Function Centre, 223 Herston Rd, Herston, Qld, 4006, Australia
  • June 14, 2022 - June 17, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Intervention Workshop

Target Audience: Occupational Therapists

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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  • June 21, 2022
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Continence Advisors, Child Health Nurses and School Health Nurses

Although this workshop is a stand-alone module, participants would benefit from having attended a Learning to Conquer the Wees & Poos (Basics and Beyond) workshop prior to registering for this workshop.

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  • Session 1
    August 2, 2022
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Session 2
    August 9, 2022
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Session 3
    August 16, 2022
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Target Audience: Allied Health Professionals

This workshop will assist allied health leaders to have an overview of how they can utilise contemporary leadership/teams theory to create engaging workplaces and develop a successful leadership relationship where employees are actively engaged, have positive attitudes/behaviours, are great advocates of their organisation, and are inspired to utilise more of their capability (ie knowledge, skills, innovation).

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Angliss Conference Centre, Building A, Level 5, 555, La Trobe St, Melbourne, Vic, 3000, Australia
  • August 4, 2022 - August 5, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Target Audience: Occupational Therapists

Self- regulation is a learned, developmental skill and is a key building block which underpins a child’s ability to mature emotionally, cognitively and socially. It directly influences a child’s occupational performance in self-care, academic and social participation. Increasingly, occupational therapists are asked to provide an understanding of challenges to self-regulation experienced by children and offer suggestions for strategies which may enhance their participation across the tasks they want and need to do.

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  • Assessment - Session 1
    September 1, 2022
    9:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Assessment - Session 2
    September 2, 2022
    9:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Intervention - Session 1
    September 8, 2022
    9:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Intervention - Session 2
    September 9, 2022
    9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Target Audience: Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists

Play has always been part of learning and growing, as well as providing enjoyment and fun. Play is an important measure of children’s development, as it encompasses emotional, social, cognitive and language aspects. This workshop for occupational therapists and speech pathologists; will provide participants with an ability to understand “typical” play deficits seen in children, assess a child's play development and provide therapists with a clinical reasoning framework to support implementing Pretend Play interventions based on an advanced understanding of the principles of Learn to Play Therapy.

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Victoria Park Function Centre, 223 Herston Rd, Herston, Qld, 4006, Australia
  • October 17, 2022 - October 18, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Target Audience: Occupational Therapists

This workshop will explore the Occupational Therapy role in the early phases of identification, diagnosis and service provision for ASD from the perspective of information gathering to support diagnostic assessment, as well as supporting families embarking on this journey.

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