Extraordinary training opportunity for all VdT MoCA OTs and OTAs
23 September 2014
9 July 2015 CPD event training:
'Exploring the impact of physical, mental and learning disabilities on creative ability for everyday living and employability: assessment and reporting'
This is an extraordinary opportunity to receive training in the model from
Carole Pretorius, joined by Dain van der Reyden
8 July 2015 International VdT MoCA conference + 9 July 2015 CPD event training. Special package - Early bird rate: £245. Standard rate £290
This one day case and practical-based workshop provides occupational therapists and OTAs with valuable knowledge of how creative ability is affected by changes in physical and mental functioning due to a broad range of conditions e.g. traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, mental illness and disorders, amputation, PTSD, hemiplegia. Case material of real clients representative of a wide variety of conditions will be used to elucidate clinical reasoning and illustrate various concepts.
In the afternoon, delegates have the choice of whether to continue to explore these in relation to assessment, reporting and employability or focus on the impact of learning disabilities on creative ability (including employability). Thus, the learning outcomes indicate this optional choice.
Gain an understanding of the impact that various acquired impairments may have on a client’s clinical presentation, test performances and activity limitations, including their level of creative participation
Gain insight into the interpretation of assessment findings
Demonstrate understanding of the practical application of the model when formulating OT report recommendations and opinions regarding the client’s rehabilitation needs
Demonstrate understanding of the practical application of the model when formulating OT report recommendations and opinions regarding the client's employability
Optional additional learning outcome:
Gain an understanding of the levels of creative ability as manifest in clients with varying learning disabilities