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Practice Placement Educators Courses for 2016/7 – Occupational Therapy

Practice Placement Educators Courses The practice educators’ courses for the next academic year will be: Falmer:            day 1 Sept 9th         day 2: April 5th Eastbourne:    day 1 Jan 18th          day 2: 17th May Eastbourne:    day 1 March 8th       …

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Inspiring OT graduate – CircusAid project

Inspiring graduate Sophie Thwaites has spent the past few months working on a project called CircusAid, with another couple of occupational therapists based in America. They are raising and collecting funds for an interactive project to address the mental health and loss of occupational roles currently experienced by the refugees in Calais, through providing circus activities that…

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Award for the most entrepreneurial service

The University of Brighton enterprise programme beepurple recently gave away £10,000 of prizes to entrepreneurial graduates and one of our Occupational Therapy alumni Alice McGarvie received an award for the most entrepreneurial service.

College of Occupational Therapists (COT) Conference

Four of the Occupational Therapy team are attending the College of Occupational Therapists (COT) conference at the end of June. Dr Josh Cameron, Principal Lecturer, is doing a seminar session is entitled: Building resilience for mental health recovery: a Recovery College collaboration. The co-authors are Sussex Partnership Trust OTs Mair Reardon and Anna Kemp; Peer Trainers:…

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Research sabbatical

Dr Josh Cameron, Principal Lecturer in Occupational Therapy has been successful in his application for a University research sabbatical. This will begin in November 2016 and finish 6 months later at the end of April 2017. He is committed to using the bulk of this time to analyse and write up findings from the Imagine Project which…

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Placement Educator Update Day and Emerging- Role supervisors’ workshop

There will be a session on JULY 4th 2016 in the morning at Falmer for educators who want to hear about any changes to the course or familiarise themselves with the Brighton course, assessment, paperwork etc. This is useful for educators who have done their educators training at another university but want to know about…

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