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  • 1. From C to C to C: An Ocean of Possibilities Dr. Mary Law Dr. Helene Polatajko Dr. Elizabeth Townsend

2. 3. 4. Celebrate Challenge Create 5. Celebrating the Past -> Be proud Historic Profession with Great Potential to Grow Background Photo: Jessie Luther en route to St. Anthony. (Courtesy of Brenda Head, Copyright Jessie Luther Papers.) Jessie Luther working in St. Anthonys community Workshop, 1908. (Courtesy of Brenda Head. Copyright Grenfell Historical Society, p. 196). Jessie Luther teaching basketry to a resident who is blind, 1908.(Courtesy of Brenda Head, Copyright Grenfell Historical Society, p. 184). 6. Be proud client centered practice

  • 13 Important Ways to Use the Guidelines for the Client-Centred Practice of Occupational Therapyby Thelma Gill
  • #1. The guidelines provide
  • a clear outline of the process
  • of O.T. which can be useful
  • in discussions with the
  • administrator of your
  • facility. . #13.
  • From Thelma Sumsions 1982 & 1983Series onGetting our Act Together and Putting it on the Road or Handling the Challenge of Change,NATIONAL, September 1984 , p. 12)

7. Be proud client-centred practice

  • 8:00 p.m. Meeting
  • convened at the home
  • of Lori(Multari, NS
  • CAOT Board Member,
  • using candles in power
  • outage] Light beamed
  • steadily on the editorial
  • work of the 1991 Edition
  • Tea and muffins were
  • served
  • Shedding Light on the Work of CAOT (NATIONAL, July 1991, p. 6)

8. The Evolving Canadian Perspective

  • From divergence

9. through therapeutic use 10.

  • to enabling occupation
  • At the level of the individual

11. Be proud Client-Centred Practice of Enabling Occupation What is this important publication and valuable addition to your professional library? Angela Naugle, Member, CAOT Client-Centred Practice Committee. National, The Newsletter of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists, May /June 1997 ,14 (6), p. 1 12.

  • Original Occupational Performance Model

Be Proud:Canadian Model of Occupational Performance (CMOP) Performance components Areas of occupational performance Adapted from Reed and Sanderson, 1980 Figure 1: Interacting Elements of the Individual in a Model of Occupational Performance SOCIAL ENVIRON-MENT THE INDIVIDUAL spiritual physical mental socio-cultural productivity self care leisure ENVIRONMENT (social, physical, cultural) CULTURAL ENVIRON-MENT PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT 13. Be Proud:Canadian Model of Occupational Performance (CMOP) 14. Be Proud - CMOP

  • 1993 Canadian Survey
  • Highest Uses of CMOP
  • Assessing
  • Educating others
  • Explaining the profession to others

Impact Evaluations

  • Sales over 10 years (1999 Sep. 2009)
  • COPM manuals: 11,542
  • Enabling I (1997, 2002): 13,623 (French and English)
  • Enabling II (2007): 4186 (French and English)

15. Be Proud:CMOP

  • OCCupation, now used to frame ourselves
  • CAOT membership profile

16. Be Proud:CMOP

  • Now used to frame our practice
  • TRI documentation example

17. Be proud CMOP

  • Your work has such international significance Everything has a temporal order, your groundbreaking work had and has a temporal order of high magnitude- and it has involved and it has influenced so many therapists, scientists, educators and clients that have been served.
  • Carolyn Baum, Former President, American Occupational Therapy Association

I just pulled the guidelines off my shelf- The 83, 86 and 87 guidelines are dog-eared with notes everywhere. 18. Be Proud - Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM)

  • Enables meaningful participation in the occupational therapy process through:
      • identifying occupational performance problems
      • evaluating performance and satisfaction in these occupations
      • measuring change in perception of occupational performance

19. Be Proud - COPM Countries where the COPM is used 20. COPM - Slovenia 21. Challenging the Present,be daring

  • Maybe here we could start with the new guidelines and a practice focused on enabling occupation very specifically
  • So replacing the old cover in the next several slides with the new

22. Be Proud:Canadian Model of Occupational Performance

  • Graphic of the new model
  • Maybe we should, add this to the be daring sectionin terms of expanidng our focus

23. Be Daring: Reframing your Practice

  • Occupation-based enablement
  • For personto population

24. Be daring

  • The Canadian guidelines for client-centred practice and enabling occupation have had a great impact in Europe because these concepts match very well with the European values like freedom, democracy, equality, human dignity and solidarity and withEuropean Social Policy clients say :OT works too often only with the individual and this is a pity since they have much to contribute on society level.
  • Hanneke van Bruggen, Executive Director, ENOTHE (European Network of Occupational Therapy Educators) re European Values Study (EVS), 2004, & Tuning Project, 2008


  • to enabling occupation
  • At the level of the group

26. to enabling occupation At the level of society 27. Be Daring: Enabling Occupation

  • The Sunnybrook story on the meaning GAP

28. Be Daring: Building NewPartnerships for Practice

  • Family Health Teams
  • Legal services
  • Municipalities
  • School Boards

29. Be Daring: BuildingEvidence-based Practice in Partnership

  • Occupational therapists from three Vancouver region health districts
  • Worked with a knowledge broker and developed strategies to change practice in three areas:
      • cognitive screening
      • assessment of risk for skin breakdown
      • provision of wheeled mobility and seating equipment

30. Be Daring: BuildingEvidence in Partnership

  • A resource to assist families in giving, getting, and organizing information about their child/youth with special needs

31. Be daring Naming Enablement 32. Be daring: Naming Enablement in Enabling Occupation

  • theory in enabling occupation helped me to see what occupational therapy is really about

Photo& quote courtesy of HiromiYosikawa, November 2009 33. Be daring: Enable our own occupation

  • Members came from diverse practice contexts - including in an indigenous community in the central desert, to a youth focussed mental health outreach service in a large city.(G. Whiteford)

Australian Practice Scholar Group 2008 by permission G. Whiteford we created a community of practice scholars who "road tested" the Enabling Occupation guidelines over the course of a year. 34. Be daring: Enable our own occupation My inclusion in this practice scholars research came at a time I felt I was drifting away from the core beliefs and values of Occupational Therapy.(Lauren, co researcher in the Australian project) 35. Creating the Future,be the difference

  • Occupational therapists are in the business of helping people to transform their lives through enabling them to do and to be. We are part of their process of becoming and we should constantly bear in mind the importance of this task.
  • Wilcock, 1998

36. Creating the Future,be the difference We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and by the depth of our answers . . .Sagan, C. (1973).The cosmic connection. New York: Anchor Press, p. 193. 37.

  • Yet the ability of a civilization to survive and grow lies in its ability to describe itself
  • (Saul, 2009, p. 21).

John Ralson Saul Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, 2005 38. Martha Nussbaum American Philosopher The capabilities approach simply specifies some necessary conditions for a decently just society, in the form of a set of fundamental entitlements of all citizens (2006) 39. Imagine if. 40.

  • "You spend their young lives trying to get them ready for the world and when the time comes, the world isn't ready for them. So we have to find a way to do it."
  • - parent of a child with a disability

41. Imagine if.

  • Helene

42. Imagine if.

  • Helene

43. Imagine if. A VisionaryOccupational Therapy Council of Canada? 44. Imagine if. The assessment of development cannot be divorced from the lives that people can lead and the real freedom they enjoySen 2009, p. 346 45. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.Margaret Mead 46.