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BREAKFAST CLUB 2018 LECTURE SERIES

Each year the Summer Foundation runs four professional development lectures on brain injury rehabilitation. These lectures, originally established by the Victorian Brain InjuryRecovery Association (VBIRA), provide up-to-date information about research and clinical practice.

 

PROGRAM

WEDNESDAY 7 MARCH
Art as a catalyst for change in acquired brain injury presented by Erica Mainprize and Bronwyn Moorhouse

A presentation of preliminary research findings into an art therapy program at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre and outlines the benefits of art therapy within a more traditional therapeutic framework

Erica Mainprize, private art therapist at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre
Dr Bronwyn Moorhouse, speech pathologist at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre who has worked for many years in the field of acquired brain injury

WEDNESDAY 16 MAY
Emerging technologies and rehabilitation of the upper limb: Are we ready? presented by Marlena Klaic
This lecture will discuss research collected at the Hand Hub – Australia’s first publicly funded, technology-based upper limb rehabilitation clinic – and will encourage debate about the place of technology in rehabilitation

Marlena Klaic, research leader for occupational therapy at Melbourne Health and senior clinician for acute neurosciences. Marlena was a founding member of the Hand Hub

WEDNESDAY 8 AUGUST
Changing service models in the NDIS: Key considerations to achieve participation outcomes following ABI presented by Libby Callaway, Jan Mackey and Sue Sloan
This lecture will outline key findings from an NDIS Innovative Workforce Fund project delivered with people with ABI living in Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) and their support workforce

Libby Callaway, occupational therapist, researcher and senior lecturer at Monash University
Jan Mackey, principal speech pathologist at Applied Communication Skills and co-author of communication resources used widely in Australia and the UK
Sue Sloan, occupational therapist and clinical neuropsychologist with a main interest in the long-term rehabilitation and support of people with ABI

WEDNESDAY 10 OCTOBER
Music therapy in neurorehabilitation – An overview of current clinical practice and research presented by Dr Jeanette Tamplin
In this lecture, Jeanette will present an overview of current research in the area of music therapy and neurorehabilitation, demonstrate different techniques and collaborative approaches with other allied health professionals

Dr Jeanette Tamplin, holds an NHRMC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship at the University of Melbourne and works as a music therapist at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre

 

EVENT DETAILS

MORE INFORMATION AVAILABLE HERE: https://www.summerfoundation.org.au/event/breakfast-club-lecture-series-2018/

TIME: 8-9:30am. Light breakfast served from 7.30am for an 8am start
COST: $30 per lecture or $100 for the four lecture series. Limited seats available.

Podcasts of our 2017 Breakfast Club series are available at summerfoundation.org.au/event/breakfast-club-lecture-series-2017/

VENUE

Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre (Meeting Room 1, Therapy Services Building)
1 Yarra Boulevard
Kew, Victoria 3121

PARKING: available within Royal Talbot grounds for $3
SITE MAP: http://www.austin.org.au/Assets/Files/RTRC%20Map_22032016.pdf
 
 
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