Are you wanting to work with children, but don’t feel you have the skills you need? In this new course for future and current OTs, we’ve combined our decades’ of professional experience to equip you with the skills you need to be a confident kids’ OT.
New PossibilOTs is a hands-on, practical course for new graduate OTs, OT’s who are keen to work with children and OT students who are looking to work with children when they graduate.
You’ll get to learn from one of Australia’s pioneering Occupational Therapy private practices: Occupational Therapy Helping Children, founded by Lisa Hughes. You’ll be taught by Lisa and her colleagues and see how the they work together to help a diverse range of children.
The course will share a whole range of practical skills that you’ll need on a daily basis as a Children’s Occupational Therapist — from assessing kids to confidently treating them, as well as developing your clinical knowledge to help your clients.
The course is also a great opportunity to meet OT’s who are practicing and other OT’s who are keen to become children’s Occupational Therapists — whether they’re specialising, starting out or studying.
You’ll get an exclusive career kickstart with one hour of clinical coaching from Occupational Therapy Helping Children’s Founder and Director, Lisa Hughes.
Plus, you’ll also have the chance to hear from guest experts in speech pathology and psychology to help you understand how the allied health team works together.
And on top of that, you’ll receive some Occupational Therapy Helping Children’s report templates to help you get going as a kids’ OT.
Location: Occupational Therapy Helping Children - Pymble Clinic
Suite 105, Level 1, 14-16 Suakin St, Pymble NSW 2073
When: Friday 31st January & Saturday 1st February 2020
We’re capping numbers so you’ll be able to ask lots of questions, get involved and be closely supported in your journey to becoming a children’s Occupational Therapist.
With numbers limited, it’s best to get in quickly.
At the end of this two-day intensive course you will be able to:
- Learn to confidently assess and treat children
- Learn to create best-practice goals for clients
- Learn to write assessment reports
- Learn about how other allied health specialisations can help children who need Occupational Therapy
- Upskills your clinical knowledge in Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), child development, dyspraxia (DCD), self-regulation and autism spectrum disorders
- Understand how OTs work in schools and in the community
- Learn about funding sources and their application processes
- PLUS: Q&A time throughout the course
- One-one-one coaching with an industry leader: As a course participant, you’ll be given exclusive access to one hour of clinical coaching with Lisa Hughes after the course.
- Allied Health Industry Guest Speakers: You’ll have the opportunity to learn from a paediatric speech pathologist and psychologist
- Report templates: You will receive a report template to fast-track your report writing skills.
About Occupational Therapy Helping Children and Lisa Hughes
At Occupational Therapy Helping Children our mission is to help children thrive.
We’ve been helping kids with a range of developmental challenges for nearly 25 years, as one of Sydney’s pioneering children’s Occupational Therapy private practices. During this time, we’ve developed methodologies and practices to help children thrive through their Occupational Therapy sessions with us.
We have a dynamic team of experienced paediatric Occupational Therapists who are all driven to help children live more easily and enjoyably. Our team works across our two clinics on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and North Shore, as well as in a range of private and public schools.
Lisa Hughes is the Founder and Director of Occupational Therapy Helping Children. She has 30 years’ experience working in the field of paediatrics, both in Australia and internationally. Lisa has worked in hospital, community-based, school and private practice settings during her career and founded Occupational Therapy Helping Children nearly 25 years ago.
Lisa has completed extensive post graduate training, especially in the areas of Sensory Processing. Lisa recently completed a mentorship at the STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder in Colorado, USA, one of the world’s leading centres for Sensory Processing.
You can read more about Lisa’s experience here.