A light in the darkness: Illuminating the dark side of occupation.

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A light in the darkness: Illuminating the dark side of occupation.

23 Nov 2022
Keynote Theatre

The dark side of occupation is a concept that identifies how OTs have been traditionally concerned with activities that bring obvious health benefits. The difficulty is that no one is ever detained in prison or hospital due to their inability to shop or cook. This session includes academic, clinical and lived experience and provides examples of how OTs might enhance their expertise in areas such as suicide and violence, as well making a case that this is an essential part of our work

Speakers
Dr Rebecca Twinley, Senior Lecturer - University of Brighton
Deborah Murphy, Specialist Occupational Therapist
Hollie Berrigan, Lived Experience Lead - Beam Consultancy
Keir Harding, Clinical Lead - Beam Consultancy

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