The VdTMoCA Foundation (UK) is undertaking a study entitled A survey of UK occupational therapists' and occupational therapy support workers' perspectives of the Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability
The aims are:
80-100 participants are needed.
If you meet the following criteria, you are invited to participate. Full Participant Information is provided at the start of the survey.
Participant inclusion criteria:
This is a study of UK occupational therapy practice and is not open to practitioners currently practicing outside of the UK.
For more information and to participate in the survey go to:
CLOSING DATE 26 NOVEMBER 2016, but do it now if you already have the time!
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OTs' perspectives of the VdT MoCA
Connections for participation.
Developing UK services as exemplars of the model in practice. Visit the first centre.
Find out how you can develop your creative ability.
The cross-national relevance of the VdT MoCA.
Assessment, Assessment recording tools and outcome measures
The Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability (Vdt MoCA) is an occupational therapy practice model originating from South Africa.