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Monday, 28 July 2014

AHS Occupational Therapist Full-Time Position in Red Deer

Job Summary:
The successful candidate will, as a member of a multidisciplinary team, provide Occupational Therapy services to school-aged children in Central Alberta with complex, severe needs, as well as those with low incidence disabilities.  Duties will include: assessments, consultation and capacity building activities with other service providers, school personnel, and families, as well as direct intervention services as required.

The position is based out of Red Deer 49th St. Community Health Center.

Click here to access the posting on the AHS website.

Looking for OT to help with picky eating in Edmonton

I'm looking for someone to help me with my 10 year old who has always been a very picky eater. Lately it's getting worse and we are also seeing behaviour problems along with it.

kelly-dawn@zoomjer.com

Mindfulness Meditation: In Clinical Practice and Personal Life

September 27-28, 2014
Providence Centre, Edmonton
 
*EARLY BIRD Reduced Registration Fees Until August 31, 2014! AND be entered to win a deluxe serenity gift package from Rocky Mountain Soap Company.
 
Facilitator: Catherine L. Phillips, MD, FRCP(C), founder of the MindfulnessInstitute.ca and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta
 
About the workshop:
- Have an experiential and academic understanding of mindfulness and a sampling of the research findings on this in order to appreciate the increasing integration of mindfulness into the Health Sciences
- Be familiar with a variety of applications of mindfulness in health care settings, including in clinical work, communication and personal self care
- Be familiar with a sampling of formal and informal mindfulness exercises that can be integrated into personal and professional life
 
This workshop is presented by the Society of Alberta Occupational Therapists (SAOT). Registration is open to SAOT members and non-members!
 
Don't miss out! Register today at www.saot.ca

Kids' Yoga Classes at Yogalife

Hello OTs and PTs ,

My name is Venita Rajput and I am an Occupational Therapist and over the past year I have been training to be a children's yoga instructor through YogaKids. In August I will be teaching kids yoga classes at Yogalife in South Edmonton Common. There will be an adults class running at the same time and so this will be a great opportunity for parents who would like to attend a yoga class but have difficulty finding childcare. An adult is welcome to attend for child who may require additional support.
 
To register you can go to the website http://www.yogalifestudios.ca/ and click on EVENTS and then REGISTERED CLASSES.

Please pass this information on to any parents who might be interested. Thanks for your help!

Thursday, 17 July 2014

AHS Occupational Therapist Full-Time Position in Wetaskiwin

The successful candidate will, as a member of a multidisciplinary team, provide Occupational Therapy services to school-aged children in Central Alberta with complex, severe needs, as well  as those with low incidence disabilities. Duties will include: assessments, consultation and capacity  building activities with other service providers, school personnel, and families, as well as direct intervention services as required.

Information found on AHS website here