Australian Catholic University - Fitzroy


Start: Tue 18 Jun 2019
RSVP: Mon 17 Jun 2019


Start: 04:30 PM
Check-in: 04:30 PM
End: 06:00 PM


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OTs in Leadership Interest Group Meeting 
Tuesday 18 June 2019,  4.30pm 

Australian Catholic University

174 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne

Associate Professor Elspeth Froude is the Deputy Head of School of Allied Health NSW and the Head of Discipline Occupational Therapy at Australian Catholic University.  The school of Allied Health includes the disciplines of Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy, and Social Work and Occupational Therapy is a National program across the states of Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Elspeth was recently elected as a member of University Senate. This is an outstanding achievement for Elspeth and the OT profession to have our voice and influence on the Senate’s terms of reference.

She has over 20 years of  leadership with 6 years as Deputy head of school, Editor of the Australian Occupational Therapy Journal 2008-2015 and most recently in her role as the newly elected rep to the university senate. Elspeth was the inaugural member of the Research Foundation, Member of the National Occupational Therapy Conference Scientific committee 2016/17, Paediatric Symposium Committee 2018  and the OTA Paediatric Steering Committee. Elspeth’s is a prolific researcher with over x publications, her research interests are in the area of childhood disability and is a certified instructor for the Cognitive Orientation to Occupational Performance approach (CO-OP).

Elspeth will be discussing her leadership journey and experiences of being an Allied Health leader in areas that are not health. She will share lessons and insights gained through moving from clinical leader to professional leader.

​Enquiries: Please contact info.vic@otaus.com.au 

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