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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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4th International VdT Model of Creative Ability conference, 8 July 2015

13 September 2014

4th International VdT Model of Creative Ability conference, 8 July 2015

Event Date: 8 July 2015

South African experts and inspiring practitioners from Japan are all set to join us for the 2015 international VdT MoCA conference in Birmingham

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VdTMoCA OTs get writing

16 July 2014

VdTMoCA OTs get writing

OTs collaborate to start writing on the model for publication

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UK work on the model acknowledged in the 2014 Vona du Toit Memorial Lecture

19 June 2014

UK work on the model acknowledged in the 2014 Vona du Toit Memorial Lecture

UK work on the model acknowledged in the 2014 Vona du Toit Memorial Lecture

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Read about the VdT MoCA in the new edition of Creek's Occupational Therapy and Mental Health

25 May 2014

Read about the VdT MoCA in the new edition of Creek's Occupational Therapy and Mental Health

Find an easy to read explanation of the model in the new edition of a classic text for OT

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Second Centre of Excellence in the UK - update on progress

27 April 2014

Second Centre of Excellence in the UK - update on progress

How can a service develop into a Centre of Excellence? Follow the journey of a medium secure forensic service, developing into the second Centre of Excellence in the UK

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Clinicians' perspectives on 'Patient Volition and Action in Occupational Therapy' as an essential aid to practice.

02 December 2013

Clinicians' perspectives on 'Patient Volition and Action in Occupational Therapy' as an essential aid to practice.

Affectionally known as the 'boekie' (Afrikaans word meaning little book), 'Patient Volition and Action in Occupational Therapy' is an essential aid to practice that is distributed by the VdT MoCA Foundation (UK) directly to you to order. Clinicians have provided reviews of the boekie to communicate its essential value to practice.

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Book on the VdT MoCA

25 November 2013

Book on the VdT MoCA

A major text on the VdT MoCA is in the planning with a major publisher.

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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.