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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 29 October 2020
    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
  • Wednesday 4 November 2020
    Join Toni Knight, psychotherapist and specialist in burnout and compassion fatigue, as she takes you through two sessions (a total of four hours) of step-by-step guidance in crafting your own individualised blueprint for managing burnout and compassion fatigue.This workshop is suitable for people who are already depleted, as well as those of you who are well but wish to proactively avoid burnout and compassion fatigue as this year grinds on.
  • Thursday 5 November 2020
    This session has been designed for those who are keen to augment their skills in the AT application process that surrounds seating assessments, specifically complex seating, postural and pressure considerations and how to effectively address the NDIS ‘reasonable & necessary’ criteria for features and recommended components. Included will be some resources to aid in clinical justification of features and the evidence based, best practice recommendations which underpin complex seating prescription
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  • Friday 6 November 2020
    The webinar will explore the prevalence, significance and functional impact of compulsive hoarding broadly and from an OT perspective. We will look at therapeutic strategies and underpinning evidence for these. Assessment approaches and tools will also be reviewed. This webinar is designed with the needs of NDIS participants with psychosocial disability, in mind.
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  • Wednesday 11 November 2020
    Small group session focussing the SDA process once eligibilty has been assessed. The session will explore AT and modifications in the SDA context, timing of applications, role of the developer and transitioning to living in SDA. 1.5hour session on Wednesday 11 November 2020 from 9am to 10:30am.
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  • Thursday 12 November 2020
    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
  • Between Tuesday 17 November 2020 and Thursday 10 December 2020
    Sensory Processing for Children – Assessment, intervention & a team approach to promoting occupational participation Sensory Processing in children is an integral part of working with children in the area of disability and autism spectrum disorders. This workshop will focus on equipping attendees with the knowledge and skills to complete sensory assessments, easy to implement interventions and strategies with children with disabilities. This workshop will give participants an overview -
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  • Wednesday 18 November 2020
    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. Two sessions will be run on the 18th and 25th November from 9:00am to 10:30am.
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  • Friday 20 November 2020
    This four day workshop will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of working with children aged 2-18 yrs of age. This workshop will increase your understanding of practice models, funding options, therapy models, assessment, reporting, goal setting, base line intervention strategies, behaviour management, therapeutic use of self and more… The workshop will be delivered via webinar format across 4 days on the 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th November from 9:00am to 3:00pm each day.
  • Tuesday 24 November 2020
    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 1 December 2020
    This session has been designed for those who are keen to augment their skills in the AT application process that surrounds seating assessments, specifically complex seating, postural and pressure considerations and how to effectively address the NDIS ‘reasonable & necessary’ criteria for features and recommended components. Included will be some resources to aid in clinical justification of features and the evidence based, best practice recommendations which underpin complex seating prescription
    Webinar
  • Tuesday 1 December 2020
    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. 2hour session on Tuesday 1st Dec from 1pm to 3pm.
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  • Wednesday 2 December 2020
    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. Two sessions will be run on the 2nd Dec and 9th Dec from 9:00am to 10:30am.
    Webinar
  • Thursday 10 December 2020
    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