PROFESSOR MICHAEL IWAMA RETURNS TO THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SHOW 2017
For 2017, The Occupational Therapy Show is delighted to have Professor Michael Iwama lecture on the education programme once again! Professor Iwama is a leading theorist whose work centres on the nexus between culture, knowledge theory and practice in Occupational Therapy. He is the originator of the Kawa 'River’ Model which is taught and practiced in occupational therapy settings around the world.
Professor Iwama will be presenting on both 22nd and 23rd November in the Keynote Theatre. One of his presentation title will be Like a River; The Power of Client Narrative in Occupational Therapy Presentation synopsis: The most powerful occupational therapy aims to enable people from all walks of life, to engage and participate in activities and processes that they value. Dr Iwama will explain why client narratives of their real experiences and struggles in everyday life are essential for occupational therapy to succeed. An overview of the Kawa (River) Model is presented as an effective method to access client narratives, and in turn configure an occupational therapy that is relevant, and powerfully effective.
By attending in this session, delegates will be able to:
- Explain the importance of Client Narratives in OT
- Explain the Structure & Concepts of the Kawa Model
- Explain How the Kawa Model can be Applied in OT