Utilizing food skills group in mental health occupational therapy: Occupation in recovery
25-Sep-2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Eastern Standard Time

Utilizing food skills group in mental health occupational therapy: Occupation in recovery

Register by Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Presenters: Gina De Vos, OT, Reg (MB), and Kaitlyn Kitchen, OT, Reg (MB)

Occupational therapists work to promote mental health recovery in their practices. The implementation of a food skills or meal preparation group is an occupationally-based tool, which can be used across a variety of settings, ages and health statuses to promote recovery.  This webinar will outline the clinical utility of meal preparation groups, including as an intervention to support recovery, and as tool to facilitate health promotion.  Strategies to design, implement and facilitate a meal preparation group will be discussed.  Evidence to support the intervention of a group-based meal preparation group in a mental health context will be reviewed.


After taking part in this webinar, participants will:
  1. Understand the current evidence that supports food skills group as an intervention.
  2. Recognize the practical strategies for developing and running a food skills group.
  3. Support client-centred practice with an occupation-focused intervention plan utilizing a food skills group.

Level:
Intermediate (3-5 years of experience in this specific practice or topic area)
 
Areas of practice
Mental health, Cognitive, Health promotion and wellness

Client age groups

Adolescents (13-17 years old), Adults (18-64 years old), Seniors (65+ years old)

Fees:

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  • Individual registration: $50 for CAOT members / $95 for non-members - plus applicable taxes
  • Group registration: $250 for CAOT members / $475 for non-members - plus applicable taxes

 

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