Continuing Professional Development

Becky Zropf (Director) attended the OT National Private Practise Symposium at Stamford Grand Hotel in Adelaide on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th May. There were some interesting thought provoking messages about Resilience, as well as the ‘seven strategies for business success in 2020’. Workcom staff are looking forward to putting these great strategies into practice…

Continuing Professional Development

Jane Andary has recently attended a two-day training course for accreditation to deliver the THRIVE program. This program is currently being provided to injured workers in the workers compensation arena. THRIVE was developed by Damik Consulting and based on 15 years of research in Emotional Intelligence by the Swinburne University team, utilising Intelligence theory, tools…

Understanding Neuroplasticity: From Knowing to Doing

Dorle Minikin attended a 2 day workshop “Understanding Neuroplasticity: From Knowing to Doing” in March. Learning Objectives & Outcomes included (among other topics) the following: Review of the neuroanatomy and the human brain’s functions and structures Be able to define neuroplasticity, neurogenesis and brain reorganisation Be able to describe the brain’s development across a person’s…

CPD News

Richard Robilliard attended Anjelo Ratnachandra’s Understanding Pain workshop on Thursday 26 October. Anjelo gave us a great insight into how to effectively educate claimants about the nature of pain as well as the Disability Model and how the cycle of how pain leads to unhelpful thoughts and behaviours is self-perpetuation (and how we can show the claimant effective…