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Exciting new publication to be launched 18th July 2017!

09 July 2017

Exciting new publication to be launched 18th July 2017!

The 2nd of our practical guides will be formally launched at the International VdTMoCA Conference in London on the 18th July, focusing on the use of the VdTMoCA with people with learning disabilities.

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New shop page makes purchasing essential resources easier!

09 June 2017

All resources available for you to purchase are now in one easy shop page.

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July 2017 5th International VdTMoCA conference & CPD Event

27 January 2017

July 2017 5th International VdTMoCA conference & CPD Event

Event Date: 18 July 2017

The conference is delivering an exceptional programme.

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Short version of CPA form withdrawn

25 May 2016

Short version of CPA form withdrawn

Short version of the Creative Participation assessment form withdrawn from circulation.

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'Creating the evidence' - a new document sets out the priorities for research

17 July 2015

'Creating the evidence' - a new document sets out the priorities for research

'Creating the evidence: Research priorities for VdT Model of Creative Ability informed occupational therapy', foreword by Jennifer Creek, identifies the top priorities for researching the model in the UK

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Sherwood Research Grant awarded

16 July 2015

Sherwood Research Grant awarded

The Sherwood Research Grant 2015 has been awarded to a UK Occupational Therapist

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First UK book on the application of the VdTMoCA to practice - available now!

14 July 2015

First UK book on the application of the VdTMoCA to practice - available now!

'The Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability: a practical guide for acute mental health occupational therapy practice' by Wendy Sherwood, Beth White and Sarah Wilson, 2015

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ICAN Students as Producers project 2015

12 December 2014

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

22 November 2014

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!

06 October 2014

Event Date: 31st March and 15th October 2015

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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Extraordinary training opportunity for all VdT MoCA OTs and OTAs

23 September 2014

Event Date: 9 July 2015, Birmingham

Attached to the 2015 VdT MoCA conference in Birmingham, is a case and practical based training by experts: Carole Pretorius and Dain van der Reyden on 'Exploring the impact of physical, mental and learning disabilities on creative ability for everyday living and employability: assessment and reporting'

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Research & Development priorities survey - have your say

13 September 2014

Research & Development priorities survey - have your say

2014 survey of occupational therapists' perspectives of priorities for research and CPD in the model. Take part. Closes 29 September 2014.

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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

What is the VdT MoCA

What is the VdT MoCA

The Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability (Vdt MoCA) is an occupational therapy practice model originating from South Africa.