• Session 2
    August 16, 2022
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Session 3
    August 23, 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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  • August 19, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Target Audience: Occupational Therapists

Animals in helping roles is a notion that has been around for decades, however the recent increase in anecdotal stories portrayed through the media has resulted in an increase need for animal-assisted services. This workshop aims to give participants an understanding of the differences between an assistive animal, therapy animal, and companion (pet) animal; as well as the occupational considerations required to support their use with clients.

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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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  • Group A - Session 1
    October 14, 2022
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Group A - Session 2
    October 21, 2022
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Group A - Session 3
    October 28, 2022
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Group A - Session 4
    November 4, 2022
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Group B - Session 1
    October 14, 2022
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Group B - Session 2
    October 21, 2022
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Group B - Session 3
    October 28, 2022
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Group B - Session 4
    November 4, 2022
    12:30 pm - 2:00 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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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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  • Session 1
    October 31, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • Session 2
    November 7, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • Session 3
    November 21, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Target Audience: Allied Health Professionals

Occupational Performance Coaching (OPC) is an evidence-based, capacity-building intervention approach which involves working alongside clients and their caregivers to achieve goals for themselves, their children and/or and their families. OPC is used by allied health professions to support people of all ages, and with diverse health conditions, to achieve personally valued change in life domains. This an interactive workshop that will enable participants to practice and develop their coaching skills.

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  • November 8, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Target Audience: Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists

This workshop will assist therapists to develop an understanding of the impacts of gender on play development, so that they can more effectively structure their play interventions to engage boys; as well as contribute to clinic, home and classroom environments that support their individual play skills and play with peers.

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Victoria Park Function Centre, 223 Herston Rd, Herston, Qld, 4006, Australia
  • November 14, 2022 - November 16, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Target Audience: Occupational Therapists

Sleep is essential for a person’s health and wellbeing. It plays a crucial role in our body and brain’s physiological maintenance. Occupational therapists have a unique role in identifying sleep disturbance, as part of their assessment of an individual and family’s daily activity routines, participation and occupational performance. This workshop will outline various ways Occupational Therapists can assist children and families to promote and support children's sleep.

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