Programme for the ‘First national conference for occupational therapists working in diverse settings’.
Date: Wednesday 7th September 2016
Venue: Greynore Hall, University of Brighton, 49 Darley Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 7UR.
8.30 -9.30 Registration and coffee
9.45 am Welcome: Channine Clarke and Sarah Mead
9.55 am Welcome from Professor Paula Kersten, Head of School of Health Sciences.
10.00: Gaynor Sadlo: The application of occupational science in diverse practice
10.45: Questions for Gaynor
11.30 Workshop: Evidencing your occupational therapy practice and core skills against HCPC requirements for registration- Led by Sarah Mead
1.30pm: Dr Nick Pollard, Sheffield Hallam University and co-editor of Occupational therapy without borders. ‘The added value of narratives’.
2.15: Questions for Nick
2.45: Workshop: Measuring outcomes and identifying areas for research for occupational therapy in diverse settings- Led by Dr Channine Clarke.
3.45: Julia Scott, Chief Executive, College of Occupational Therapists- summary of key points from the day and The COT vision for the future of the profession.
4.15pm: Close and evaluation of the day.