Wednesday, 30 April 2014

SHOUT presents:
One off Special Event: 

Research from Sweden on OT assessment, models and outcomes  – what does it mean for practice?

An OT research team from Lund University presents recent findings with particular emphasis on their research within the field of mental health care.

With guest presenters:

Mona Eklund, Carina Tjörnstrand, Elisabeth Argentzell and Jenny Hultqvist

This is an additional date to the normal SHOUT programme as we have had the opportunity to hear from these well-established Swedish Researchers and Professors about their research on models from Sweden. They have kindly agreed to come and visit SHOUT.

Mona Ekland is currently Professor of Occupational Therapy at Lund University and heads a research network that focuses on daily occupations, health, and well-being in different populations. She has many published articles within Occupational Therapy Journals. See link:

Carina Tj√∂rnstrand, doctoral student. "I'm focusing on gaining knowledge about daily occupations for individuals with psychiatric disabilities,  teaching in Occupational therapy at Lunds University since Autumn 2002".

Elisabeth Argentzell  "My research interest is in mental health and occupational therapy with focus on people with severe mental illness and their experience of meaning and social interactions in everyday occupations.  I have been teaching occupational therapy at Lund University since Autumn 2004 and have also been teaching at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia during Spring 2005".

Jenny Hultqvist also based within Lund University with an interest in research and mental health.

Due to the caliber of the speakers, this event is going to be popular and tickets are available on a first come first served basis. Please email……. To ensure that you have reserved your place.

WHEN: 6-7.30
CHARGE: £3 Non BAOT/ £2 BAOT members and students.

Friday, 11 April 2014

for Clinicians and Students presents Becky Williamson with
"Innovation and Change"

This is an event not to be missed! For one special Tuesday night only, SHOUT brings you Becky Williamson speaking on innovation and change. This talk will give you perspective from a qualified Senior Neuro OT, speaking on hot topics within the current NHS climate.  

Becky has worked in many different clinical areas with older people,  children, neurological rehabilitation and stroke; and is now a Senior Neurological Occupational Therapist working in rehabilitation at Nottingham University Hospitals. 

Becky graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2008, where in her final year she travelled to South Africa studying the effects of HIV/AIDS on families with the University of Cape Town. 

Awarded the Nottinghamshire Roosevelt Scholarship 2012, Becky spent two months in America investigating the role of OT in early rehabilitation in Major Trauma Centres. She has presented her work to many audiences including the NUH Trust Board, NSpine Conference 2013 and BAOT Conference 2013. An inspiring role-model for students and new graduates, Becky will share her thoughts on leadership in the NHS. 

Becky will be presenting her scholarship experience and leadership journey at the 16th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists 2014 in Japan and BAOT Conference 2014 in Brighton.   

Refreshments from 5:30pm
Talk 6pm - 7:30pm
Where: Robert Winston Building
Broomhall Road, Sheffield, S10 2BP
£2 for BAOT members/students
£3 for non-members
email for tickets.

HOT OFF THE PRESS :  Look out for our additional date on TUESDAY MAY 6th with renowned researcher and professor of OT Mona Ekland and team from Sweden . Mona has written and contributed to many published journals and speaks in international settings. We look forward to welcoming her .....