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The VdTMoCA Foundation (UK) is a Community Interest Company that works on a voluntary, not-for-profit basis for the benefit of the occupational therapy community - YOU

We do fantastic work and we have several big projects under way this year.  We need you to support us, so we can support you. Membership is just 28p a week!  What does that get you?  It won't buy you a packet of crisps, but it will give you access to a large number of resources in the members' forum, the Participation publication and much, much more.  Learn more

 

News & Events

4th International VdT Model of Creative Ability conference

8 July 2015, Birmingham

New updated preliminary programme includes a presentation on the model and paediatrics and a forensic OT lunch for establishing the first forensic VdTMoCA special interest group

- for more info see the CPD & Resources page 

 

 9 July 2015, Birmingham  

CPD event training

'Exploring the impact of physical, mental and learning disabilities on creative ability for everyday living and employability: assessment and reporting' 

This event is fully booked

If you're keen to access experts in the VdTMoCA, there are several at the conference including Dain van der Reyden who is the expert in the model and Carole Pretorius who has 40+ years experience of using the model in mental health, learning disabilities and with a broad range of physical conditions.  Don't miss this opportunity - book now

 

 

New slides available on the model

Freely accessible slides and notes on the VdTMoCA, available on the CPD & Resources page.  Shared by Wendy Sherwood on return from the excellent Advancing Occupational Therapy conference, Plymouth University, 12 and 13 March 2015


Headlines

ICAN Students as Producers project 2015

Occupational therapy students are offered the opportunity to learn the processes of research and writing for publication through the ICAN 'Students as Producers' project.

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New chapter on the model available now

5th edition of the Crouch & Alers text is available now

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Opportunity to visit the Centre of Excellence - Open Day Dates for 2015 now available for booking!

Dates available to visit the Centre of Excellence in Northampton in 2015. These popular one-day events are a fantastic means of networking, gaining ideas, inspiration and understanding how one service undertook the process of embedding the VdTMoCA.

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OTs' perspectives of the VdT MoCA

OTs' perspectives of the VdT MoCA

Members: Click here for results of the 2013 survey

Research and Networking

Research and Networking

Connections for participation.

Centres of Excellence

Centres of Excellence

Developing UK services as exemplars of the model in practice. Visit the first centre.

Training, CPD and Resources

Training, CPD and Resources

Find out how you can develop your creative ability.

In Global Contexts

In Global Contexts

The cross-national relevance of the VdT MoCA.

Assessment and Treatment

Assessment and Treatment

Assessment, Assessment recording tools and outcome measures