Occupation and Trauma: Expanding Occupational Therapy Practice

Occupation and Trauma: Expanding Occupational Therapy Practice


Event Details

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Dates:  November 3 and 4, 2020

Facilitator:  Megan Edgelow, MSc (RHBS) and Heidi Cramm, PhD

This training is suitable for:

Medical Professionals:  Occupational Therapists

Mental Health Professionals:  Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Psychologists, Social Workers

Medical Professionals:  Occupational Therapists

This training will be relevant for occupational therapists who encounter clients who have experienced psychological trauma, especially in the context of work. 

Description: This two day workshop will explore the nature and prevalence of trauma and resulting impacts, introduce and utilize the Occupational Therapy Trauma Intervention Framework (OTTIF), and present holistic practice methods that include families and support networks. The workshop will use both small and large group learning methods, and participants will have the opportunity to discuss and share their own practice experiences.  

Learning Objectives: 

  • Develop a working knowledge of trauma and its impact on daily life;
  • Increase understanding of the exposures of first responders, military personnel and Veterans;
  • Utilize the evidence informed Occupational Therapy Trauma Intervention Framework (OTTIF);
  • Expand consideration of the impact of trauma and families and support networks;
  • Explore opportunities for growth in occupational therapy practice.

Registration Fees: Please see the Fees Tab on the top left of this page for full registration fees, group rates along with the cancellation and refund policies.

  • When

  • Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - Wednesday, November 4, 2020
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health - Learning Institute
    114 Maitland Street
    2nd Floor, Seminar Rooms ABC
    Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1E1

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