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Forensic Special Interest Group

24 February 2019

Event Date: 20th May 2019 at Broadmoor Hospital

The Forensic SIG was originally planned to run for 18 months, ending in November 2018, however due to its success the VdTMoCA Foundation (UK) has decided to extend the project in to 2019!

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Centre of Excellence Forensic Open Day - 6th February 2019

18 November 2018

Event Date: Wednesday 6th February 2019

Robinson Ward, within a medium secure unit,, at St.Andrew's Healthcare is a Centre of Excellence for the use of the VdT Model of Creative Ability and we would like to share our journey of implementing the VdTMoCA in to clinical practise.

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Award winner

07 August 2018

The VdTMoCA Foundation (UK) Award for OT Support Workers 2018 has been awarded

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Members' 2018 edition of Participation is out now!

22 January 2018

Members' 2018 edition of Participation is out now!

Event Date: 2018 edition of Participation

Don't miss out on informative, useful and inspiring articles on the VdTMoCA in practice

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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Short version of CPA form withdrawn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Short version of CPA form withdrawn

Short version of the Creative Participation assessment form withdrawn from circulation.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