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INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY FOR CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES

This hugely successful four-day course is aimed at occupational therapists working with children and those who are interested in a career move, who want to learn from clinicians who are specialists in their field.It will appeal to new graduates as well as those working in paediatrics (and other areas of OT) at band 5 or 6 level.

Watch this video review from a former course participant to learn more.

Next course dates:

5-8 February 2024 Tickets here

23-26 September 2024 Tickets here

Children in Science Class

Course Content

  • Current best practice in assessment and intervention for a wide range of children with conditions such as ASD, CP, DCD, Developmental Delay, ADHD and the age range covered will be birth to school leaving age

  • The latest evidence-based approaches; efficient intervention processes from referral to discharge and cost-effective service delivery models.

  • Goal setting and measuring outcomes

  • Writing reports and contributing towards EHCPs

  • Service delivery models 

  • A variety of teaching methods will be used including clinical videos, group work, case studies and lectures

What our participants say about this course

What was good about this course?

Lots of very good evidence based interventions. I felt that the OT's presenting were all very knowledgeable and I will take away the ICF and f-words to discuss with my team, I feel this is a great framework to use as part if the OT process.

What was good about this course?

The varied approach in addressing an introduction to Paediatric OT whilst ensuring information was up-to-date.

What was good about this course?

Very informative, reference to recent evidence, well explained. I liked how the OTIPM was used to structure the course. Felt like it filled in a lot of gaps in my knowledge as my uni course did not cover much paediatrics. I learnt so much!

What was good about this course?

Thank you for giving me information about a lot areas in peadiatric OT work. It gives more more framework and theory to practice from. Information are evidenced backed up , good to give an idea about different standardised assessments and models . I really like the participation goals . Resources are great too!

What was good about this course?

Very practical. Realistic. Good balance of discussions and presenting. A lot of knowledge into one course - really good overview. Pointing in direction of where and how to fine other resources.

What was good about this course?

Lots of really useful information with evidence of research and variety of activities for interaction and consolidation of learning.

Register your interest for upcoming courses here.

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