16 Jan 2017
The Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (the Board) has published a consultation paper on proposed revised competency standards for occupational therapists.
Public consultation commences today and will close on 30 March 2017.
The Board invites feedback from occupational therapists, stakeholders and the community.
Complete the survey or file a submission
You can provide your feedback through the Board’s online survey or in a written submission emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attend a focus group
As part of the public consultation on the proposed revised competency standards, focus groups are also scheduled on the below dates in each state and territory capital, and selected rural and remote locations:
To register please contact email@example.com and specify which session you wish to attend. We will confirm your attendance and venue details by email.
Attend a webinar
The Board will also be holding webinars on 22 February 2017, during office hours, and 22 March 2017, after hours.
We’ll be seeking your feedback and answering your questions about the proposed revised competency standards for occupational therapists.
Links to register for the webinars are below.
Date: Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Session Time: 12.00PM to 1.00PM AEDT
Register for this session
Date: Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Session Time: 6.00PM to 7.00PM AEDT
Attending a webinar (technical tips)
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from GoToWebinar containing information about joining the webinar.
To participate, you will need a computer connected to the internet and headphones or speakers to hear the broadcast. The email confirming your registration will contain a link to join the webinar on the GoToWebinar website.
We are using GoToWebinar for the session. If you would like to test your connectivity, please visit the GotoWebinar connection test page. It may also be useful to check the sound on your computer before the webinar start time.
If you would like to attend the presentation using a tablet or mobile phone, GoToWebinar is available to download as an app for Apple and Android devices. If using a tablet or mobile phone, you will need to enter the webinar ID number from your confirmation email.
For more information on joining a webinar, see the GoToWebinar Frequently Asked Questions page and their quick reference guide for attendees.