REGISTRATION: $185 OTs and $95 Students First Australian OTs and students sponsored. Registration fee includes morning and afternoon tea, but to keep registration fees low lunch is not included. Bring your own or plenty of lunch options close by.

To  register for the event go to:

Enquiries: Jo Cairney 0424622819 Lin Oke

Working with and Learning from First Australians: Evidence, Stories and Practice Strategies

DATE: Friday 16th May 2014 8.30am – 4.30pm

VENUE: Brisbane ATSICHS 55 Annerley Road, Woolloongabba, Qld

Workshop Outline

“Working with and learning from First Australians
– evidence, stories and practice strategies”

• Building relationships & understanding where we come from
• Health & wellbeing impacts of recent history and present day policies
• Understanding culture in OT practice
• OT practice strategies
• Occupational Therapy frameworks – examples from practice
• Individual, team and organisational approaches for service improvement

Presenters – First Australian and Australian OTs:

Erin Lowrie
Occupational Therapist
Orthopaedic & Limb Deficiency
Royal Children’s Hospital
Melbourne Vic

Trevor Ritchie
OT Novita Children’s Services and Graduate Indigenous Project Officer UniSA
Adelaide SA

Alison Nelson
Workforce Development and Allied health Manager
The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health
Brisbane Qld

Jodie Booth
Senior Occupational Therapist
Deadly Ears Program
Child and Youth Community Health Service
Brisbane Qld

Lin Oke
Executive Officer, Weenthunga Health Network
Executive Officer, Allied Health Professions Australia
Melbourne Vic