Martin Reid of the College of Occupational Therapists (COT) tells the story of Conference 2016, revealing that it was the biggest ever conference delivered by the OT, and that it trended on Twitter each day (inspite of the major news stories in the UK at the end of June).read more
Yesterday we were delighted to attend the BAOT COT Annual awards reception in London.
For the fourth year running we sponsored the BAOT COT and Pearson Award for Continuing Professional Development, which went to Julie Osborne to support her course attendance at Working with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Many congratulations to Julie (right) we look forward to hearing more about her attendance in due course. Find out more about all of this year's inspiring award winners in the official press release from BAOT COT below.
A glittering gathering for occupational therapy award winners
Submitted by Keren Kaur on Wed, 15/07/2015 - 09:29
The College hosted a prestigious awards reception on 15th July to honour members’ outstanding achievements. The annual celebration recognises excellence across the profession with awards across three categories: The UK Occupational Therapy Research Foundation (UKOTRF) Research Grants, Merit Awards and COT’s Annual Awards for Education, Research and Continuing Professional Development. The recipients of the UKOTRF Early Researcher Award were also announced, presented to an early researcher for the best oral presentation at the College’s Annual Conference.
Keir Harding was the recipient of this year’s COT Pearson Award for education, research or continuing professional development, an award which funded Keir’s attendance at the British and Irish Group for Study of Personality Disorders annual conference (BIGSPD). Here, Keir talks about applying for this award and the impact that ‘healing through doing’ can have on an individual's life.read more
In November 2015 we were invited to present at Pearson’s Digital Technology in Psychology Conference. This conference was designed to provide a forum for psychology professionals to talk about the impact digital is having on research and clinical practice.read more