Location

TBC, Melbourne [VIC]

Date

N/A

Occupational Therapy Australia is monitoring the evolving situation in relation to the impact of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).
Drawing directly on public health and safety advice provided by government authorities, this workshop has been postponed with registrations temporally frozen until we are able to safely deliver this workshop. If you are interested in registering for this course and would like to know when the dates have been re-scheduled please email info@otaus.com.au.
Thank you for your understanding and patience during this time.

WORKSHOP SUMMARY

ADDRESSING SLEEP IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

The workshop will cover typical sleep, sleep disturbance, communication, sensory and behavioural strategies to address sleep disturbance, positive sleep practices, case studies, developing and monitoring a sleep plan, sleep research results and running sleep education sessions. A wide range of resources will be presented.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Suitable for student, new graduates, and experienced Occupational Therapists. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Practitioners who undertake training will be able to:

  1. Understand the stages and cycles of sleep and need for sleep.
  2. Interpret sleep diaries.
  3. Appraise a sleep history.
  4. Identify possible sleep disturbance.
  5. Recognise indicators for referral to specialised services.
  6. Consider a child and family’s readiness to commence intervention to reduce sleep disturbance.
  7. Review strategies to reduce sleep disturbance.
  8. Develop a sleep plan based on communication, sensory and behavioural strategies.
  9. Set sleep goals.
  10. Monitor and adapt a sleep plan.
     

PRESENTER

Annie O'Connell
Annie O’Connell is an occupational therapist with over 30 years of experience and has worked in a variety of paediatric settings in Australia and overseas.

In 2003 Annie completed her M.App.Sc (OT) by research investigating ‘Sleep Disturbance in Children with Autism and the use of a Waterbed’.

From 2003 to 2015 Annie was the Lead Practitioner for the ‘Sleepwise project’ addressing sleep disturbance in young people with developmental disabilities developed by Child and Youth Services, Disability Services in SA.  Two research grants from the Apex Foundation For Research Into Intellectual Disability Limited allowed the evaluation of the Sleepwise approach for children 2–6 years of age and 8–18 years of age.

Annie was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 2009 to further explore the management of sleep disturbance in the UK, USA and Canada.Annie is currently in private practice.

WORKSHOP DETAILS

CPD HOURS:
Total CPD claimable workshop hours: 16

DATES: 
This workshop has been postponed with registrations temporally frozen until we are able to safely deliver this workshop.

TIMES:
Registration opens: 8:30am
Workshop day 1: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Workshop day 2: 9:00am - 4:00pm

VENUE:
Venue details to come, Melbourne [VIC]

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
Details to come

PARKING:
Details to come

REGISTRATION FEES & INCLUSIONS

FEES:
This workshop has been postponed with registrations temporally frozen until we are able to safely deliver this workshop.

OTA Member: $675
OTA Student/ New Graduate Member: $610
Non Member: $965

(All pricing is inclusive of GST)
Members must be logged in with username and password in order to register at the member rate.

INCLUSIONS:
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided. Please note any dietary requirements are confirmed at time of registration.

WORKSHOP MATERIALS

Our workshop materials are now provided to you electronically via an online platform, Course Genius. Approximately one week prior to the commencement of the workshop we will email instructions for you to follow to access these workshop resources.

If you do not receive this correspondence within the time frame stated above, please contact the OTA representative ASAP using the contact details below. 

To ensure you receive all correspondence we recommend registering for this workshop with a personal email address.

DISCLAIMER

All information is correct at the time of publication. OTA reserves the right to alter or delete items from the CPD calendar as required, and takes no responsibility for any errors, omissions and changes.

All workshop resources including copies of the presentation, along with all supporting documents and links are not for distribution and are the property of the presenter.

An OTA staff member or representative may be photographing this event for use in OTA publications and/ or on OTA social media sites. If you do not wish to be photographed, or have your image published please make this known to the OTA representative at your course or contact OTA on 1300 682 878 or at info@otaus.com.au

TERMS AND CONDITIONS (T&C)

T&C's are available here

CONTACT US

Please direct all enquiries to info@otaus.com.au or phone 1300 682 878


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