Psychosocial Disability – OT Role in Housing Transition
This webinar will explore factors that enable a person with psychosocial disability to transition successfully to a new living environment. Attendees will:
1. Understand functional capacity and relate this to a sustainable housing model/environment (e.g. SIL, ILO, SDA)
2. Understand factors that restrict/enable a sustainable home, from an OT perspective
3. Build knowledge of dynamic assessment approaches and outcomes measures in planning for and enabling housing transition.
4. Understand why indepth housing history and clinical history are foundational to understanding future challenges in sustaining housing.
About the Presenter: Muriel Cummins is an Occupational Therapist and holds a Master of Public Health. She graduated in Dublin 2001 and has worked in mental health and disability in Australia since 2005. Muriel is a strong advocate for the development of the role of OT within the NDIS space, and is a current member of the OTA NDIS Taskforce; OTA MH National Reference group; and the ICF Australia Interest Group, a multidisciplinary and academic group exploring the use of the ICF in the NDIS context. She currently works in private practice; and provides training and supervision to mental health OT’s. She is co-founder of allied health advocacy group ‘Allied’. Muriel’s previous roles span the clinical, not-for-profit, peak body and private practice sectors.
Webinar Recording Length – Approx 1.5 hours.
The Certificate of Completion for this webinar, which you can use for CPD hours, will be emailed to you at the end of the month.