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*Pending VCF Approval

Full-Day Workshop

Seminar: OTIPM – Occupational Therapy Intervention Process Model

The OTIPM course is a 3-days training which includes both theoretical and practical components with an emphasis on individual and group activities that introduces the occupational therapist to (a) non-standardized occupation-focused and occupation-based evaluations of quality of a person’s occupational performance, including the performance of daily life tasks that involve social interaction and (b) occupation-focused documentation.

Dates:1 to 3 Aug 2019 (Thu to Sat)
Time:9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Venue:Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium.
317 Outram Road
Singapore 169075
Speaker: Mette Søndergaard

Mette has been an International AMPS, ESI and OTIPM trainer. She has been invited to teach both courses in internationally such as Qatar, Europe and within Denmark. Mette has been a qualified Occupational Therapist since 1986 and she acquired her degree from the University College Absalon. She also holds a Master of Medical Science, 2011 from Umeå University. Up till 2001 Mette had worked in numerous different areas of occupational therapy. She has managed persons with brain injuries, conducted evaluations for Job centers, teaching and working as a consultant in various Occupational Therapy Departments which are implementing OTIPM and/or AMPS/ESI.

Course Outline

Day One

  • Occupational therapy – Enabling everyday doings
  • Types of occupational therapy interventions
  • Introduction to the OTIPM
  • Case application – Client-centered performance context
  • Case application – Client centered performance context (continued)
  • Document background information, reason for referral, and self-reported level of occupational performance

Day Two

  • Case application – Implement performance analysis (motor and process skills)
  • Case application – Document baseline level of performance and client-centered goals
  • Case application – Document client-centered goals (continued)
  • Case application – Plan intervention
  • Document intervention plan
  • Reevaluate and document result

Day Three

  • Introduction to a general OT program based on OTIPM
  • Case application – Implement performance analysis (social interaction skills)
  • Case application – Document baseline level of performance and client-centered goals
  • Case application – Plan intervention and evaluate results
  • Framing function from an unique occupational therapy perspective
  • Some final thoughts
  • Implementing changes in practice – Overcoming obstacles
  • Implementing changes in practice – Overcoming obstacles (continued)
  • Final reflections
Course Objectives

At the conclusion of a 3-day OTIPM workshop, the participants will understand:

  • The occupation-centered professional reasoning process defined in the OTIPM
  • Distinctions between restoration, acquisition and compensation as well as the distinctions between preparation, rote exercise or practice, simulated occupation, restorative occupation, acquisitional occupation and adaptive occupation
  • Which evaluation and intervention methods that are OB,OF, both OB and OF, and neither OB nor OF
  • How to apply true top-down and OC reasoning in the context of implementing OB and/or OF evaluation and intervention methods, and when documenting a client’s OF baseline, goals and outcomes of occupational therapy services
  • How to link other occupational therapy models of practice and evaluation methods into the occupational therapy intervention process
Who Can Benefit?

Occupational therapist (OT) or to-be OTs

Course Fees

*Pending VCF Approval

Registration Type Closing Date Fees (S$)**
30 Apr 2019 1900
Normal Till Full 2000