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Verve OT

Navigating the NDIS, particularly within a therapy setting, can be both rewarding and challenging for many occupational therapists.
The availability of affordable professional clinical training and supervision has been limited to date. However, with the increasing demand for services, the need for quality and expert occupational therapy training has never been more necessary.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Thursday 28 January 2021
    SIL refers to the individual or shared supports provided to participants with disability to live as independently as possible. Beyond SIL, participants also have more flexibility to explore other options for housing including ILO. But what is the OT role in assessing for SIL/ILO? This session will explore how OT's can assist in providing evidence for eligibility, identifying required level of supports, utilising standardised assessments and making recommendations for capacity building.
    Webinar
  • Wednesday 3 February 2021
    Small group training and supervision sessions for OT's looking to increase their skills for working in SDA. Presented by Jane Galvin, an experienced OT working within the SDA space providing OT functional assessments for the development of SDA Housing plans. Attendees will develop an understanding of the SDA rules, eligibility criteria, assessment requirements and OT role in reporting to obtain SDA funding. Content delivered over two sessions run on Wednesday 3rd and 10th February
    Webinar
  • Wednesday 10 February 2021
    NDIS Business Essentials will provide attendees with the knowledge and skills to run their own OT practice servicing NDIS participants. Delivering services to NDIS participants can be at times overwhelming and confusing. This webinar will break down the jargon and provide attendees with the knowledge to navigate the NDIS with confidence and success. Focusing on registration options, stakeholder development, debt management and more.
    Webinar
  • Thursday 11 February 2021
    Navigating the NDIS as a new provider can be stressful and confusing at times. This interactive group training session will focus on understanding the basics needed to work successfully within the NDIS. Work out your planner from your plan manager, you core from your capacity, understand the NDIS domains of function, the process for accessing the scheme and more! This session is a great introduction for those new to the NDIS and those still confused!
    Webinar
  • Friday 12 February 2021
    It's the referral that makes us all tremble, an application is needed for an assistance dog. We know there are guidelines and templates, but how do we best articulate the information required for a successful application? This two hour interactive session will provide an overview of the NDIS guidelines for assistance animals, steps/process for an assistance dog application including assessment, supporting evidence and AT template, and avoiding the common pitfalls in preparing an application.
    Webinar
  • Tuesday 16 February 2021
    Small group session aimed to equip OT attendees with the knowledge and skills required to implement Life Skills Training with clients with disabilities, including (but not limited to) those with conditions such as Intellectual Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Neurological Conditions and Developmental Delay. This education session is suitable for any OT wanting to develop their skills in this area with adolescent and adult clients.
    Webinar
  • Thursday 18 February 2021
    Small group training session for OT's requiring further guidance and support in all things AT and home modification for the NDIS. The session will focus on understanding the NDIS rules and operational guidelines, in addition to the AT risk and cost levels and how they guide the process for the provision of AT and home mods. Review of the new NDIS AT template and process for complex home modifications will also be covered.
    Webinar
  • Tuesday 23 February 2021
    SIL refers to the individual or shared supports provided to participants with disability to live as independently as possible. Beyond SIL, participants also have more flexibility to explore other options for housing including ILO. But what is the OT role in assessing for SIL/ILO? This session will explore how OT's can assist in providing evidence for eligibility, identifying required level of supports, utilising standardised assessments and making recommendations for capacity building.
    Webinar
  • Wednesday 24 February 2021
    Small group training session for OT's requiring further guidance and support in all things AT and home modification for the NDIS. The session will focus on understanding the NDIS rules and operational guidelines, in addition to the AT risk and cost levels and how they guide the process for the provision of AT and home mods. Review of the new NDIS AT template and process for complex home modifications will also be covered.
    Webinar
  • Thursday 25 February 2021
    Routinely addressed by OTs working with children, the importance of sensory processing is often overlooked by OTs working with adults. Sensory Processing assessment should form part of the holistic assessment process OTs complete when working with all adults in disabilities. This session will focus on equipping attendees with the knowledge and skills to complete sensory assessments, interventions and how to compile this information into a report when working with adult clients with disabilities.
    Webinar
  • Tuesday 2 March 2021
    Pressure injuries can be a life-threatening condition. Occupational Therapists should be confident to identify, prevent and treat pressure injuries as part of a team. Practical strategies will be outlined, suitable to apply if you work in acute care, rehab, community, or with special conditions such as spinal cord injury and palliative care. The 2019 International Pressure Injury Clinical Practice Guidelines will be discussed and applied with real life examples.
    Webinar
  • Wednesday 10 March 2021
    Navigating the NDIS as a new provider can be stressful and confusing at times. This interactive group training session will focus on understanding the basics needed to work successfully within the NDIS. Work out your planner from your plan manager, you core from your capacity, understand the NDIS domains of function, the process for accessing the scheme and more! This session is a great introduction for those new to the NDIS and those still confused!
    Webinar
  • Tuesday 16 March 2021
    Routinely addressed by OTs working with children, the importance of sensory processing is often overlooked by OTs working with adults. Sensory Processing assessment should form part of the holistic assessment process OTs complete when working with all adults in disabilities. This session will focus on equipping attendees with the knowledge and skills to complete sensory assessments, interventions and how to compile this information into a report when working with adult clients with disabilities.
    Webinar
  • Tuesday 16 March 2021
    SIL refers to the individual or shared supports provided to participants with disability to live as independently as possible. Beyond SIL, participants also have more flexibility to explore other options for housing including ILO. But what is the OT role in assessing for SIL/ILO? This session will explore how OT's can assist in providing evidence for eligibility, identifying required level of supports, utilising standardised assessments and making recommendations for capacity building.
    Webinar
  • Friday 19 March 2021
    It's the referral that makes us all tremble, an application is needed for an assistance dog. We know there are guidelines and templates, but how do we best articulate the information required for a successful application? This two hour interactive session will provide an overview of the NDIS guidelines for assistance animals, steps/process for an assistance dog application including assessment, supporting evidence and AT template, and avoiding the common pitfalls in preparing an application.
    Webinar
  • Tuesday 23 March 2021
    Pressure injuries can be a life-threatening condition. Occupational Therapists should be confident to identify, prevent and treat pressure injuries as part of a team. Practical strategies will be outlined, suitable to apply if you work in acute care, rehab, community, or with special conditions such as spinal cord injury and palliative care. The 2019 International Pressure Injury Clinical Practice Guidelines will be discussed and applied with real life examples.
    Webinar
  • Wednesday 24 March 2021
    Small group training session for OT's requiring further guidance and support in all things AT and home modification for the NDIS. The session will focus on understanding the NDIS rules and operational guidelines, in addition to the AT complexity levels and how they guide the process for the provision of AT and home mods.
    Webinar
  • Thursday 25 March 2021
    Small group session aimed to equip OT attendees with the knowledge and skills required to implement Life Skills Training with clients with disabilities, including (but not limited to) those with conditions such as Intellectual Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Neurological Conditions and Developmental Delay. This education session is suitable for any OT wanting to develop their skills in this area with adolescent and adult clients.
    Webinar
  • Friday 26 March 2021
    Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) has become more accessible in recent years, but what exactly is it? There are a range of different applications including therapeutic, emotional support and hippotherapy. This small group training session will cover off the purpose of animal assisted therapy, the evidence base and desired outcomes, funding sources and developing AAT into your own professional practice. This is a great session for anyone interested in exploring AAT for the benefit of their clients.
    Webinar
  • Wednesday 7 April 2021
    Navigating the NDIS as a new provider can be stressful and confusing at times. This interactive group training session will focus on understanding the basics needed to work successfully within the NDIS. Work out your planner from your plan manager, you core from your capacity, understand the NDIS domains of function, the process for accessing the scheme and more! This session is a great introduction for those new to the NDIS and those still confused!
    Webinar
  • Wednesday 28 April 2021
    Small group training session for OT's requiring further guidance and support in all things AT and home modification for the NDIS. The session will focus on understanding the NDIS rules and operational guidelines, in addition to the AT complexity levels and how they guide the process for the provision of AT and home mods.
    Webinar
  • Friday 30 April 2021
    Pressure injuries can be a life-threatening condition. Occupational Therapists should be confident to identify, prevent and treat pressure injuries as part of a team. Practical strategies will be outlined, suitable to apply if you work in acute care, rehab, community, or with special conditions such as spinal cord injury and palliative care. The 2019 International Pressure Injury Clinical Practice Guidelines will be discussed and applied with real life examples.
    Webinar
  • Wednesday 5 May 2021
    Navigating the NDIS as a new provider can be stressful and confusing at times. This interactive group training session will focus on understanding the basics needed to work successfully within the NDIS. Work out your planner from your plan manager, you core from your capacity, understand the NDIS domains of function, the process for accessing the scheme and more! This session is a great introduction for those new to the NDIS and those still confused!
    Webinar
  • Wednesday 26 May 2021
    Small group training session for OT's requiring further guidance and support in all things AT and home modification for the NDIS. The session will focus on understanding the NDIS rules and operational guidelines, in addition to the AT complexity levels and how they guide the process for the provision of AT and home mods.
    Webinar