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5th International VdT Model of Creative Ability conference & CPD event

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Sponsored by the VdTMoCA Foundation (UK), this is an event that buzzes with enthusiasm and inspiration in relation to occupational therapy, and is the only international occupational therapy conference & CPD event dedicated to sharing knowledge, experience and creativity regarding the Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability (VdTMoCA).


Theme: 'doing, being, becoming'.

Presentations, workshops, posters, networking and buzz.

Keynote speaker: Prof. Margot Graham, South Africa

Critical friend: Dr Katrina Bannigan


View and download the programme here View and download the Book of Abstracts here

A stimulating, broad range of topics are explored in this year's conference including:

  • Experiences of using the VdTMoCA in forensic and mental health services in Japan.
  • Doing occupational therapy and being an inspired occupational therapy team: experiences of implementing the VdTMoCA at Broadmoor Hospital.
  • Engagement in the VdTMoCA within an older adult mixed functional and organic ward.
  • Becoming evidence based: the VdTMoCA in outcome measurement.
  • Tai Chi adapted exercise using VdTMoCA principles in an inpatient mental health service.
  • From the Outside Looking In: incorporating a non-occupational therapy perspective on using the VdTMoCA.
  • An exploration of the relationship of the conceptual theory of the Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.
  • Use of Activity Participation Outcome Measure (APOM) within Forensic Learning Disability Service.
  • Exploring the relationship between Self Determination Theory, Flow and the Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability.
  • How Does the VdT Model of Creative Ability inform occupational therapy intervention for people with impulsive behaviour in forensic settings?
  • The VdTMoCA Behind Bars: becoming a VdTMoCA occupational therapy service in a therapeutic community prison.
  • Could the levels of Creative Ability be applied to supervision and development of staff in the workplace?
  • Exploring the typical development of creative ability in young children: preliminary findings from phase one of a PhD study.
  • What is effort, minimum effort and maximum effort, and how can you tell?
  • Occupational therapists’ experiences of using the Creative Participation Assessment in UK forensic settings: findings of an MSc study.

There will also be the presenation of the VdTMoCA Foundation (UK) Award for occupational therapy support workers 2017, and prizes for the best undergraduate OT student poster on the model (see http://www.vdtmocaf-uk.com/page/training-cpd-and-resources) and the best overall conference poster.

Delegates will also have the opportunity to view the first graphic ever created for the model.

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