The Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries (COTEC) and the European Speech and Language Therapy Association (ESLA) are happy to announce the COTEC-ESLA Collaboration for Impact Award which rewards collaborative clinical initiatives between occupational therapists and speech and language therapists that promote our professions for the benefit of our clients and service users.
To find more detailed information about the award and the application/evaluation process, please have a look at the attached document.
Please email the application form to email@example.com
Application deadline: 11th December 2023
Please share with your members – we look forward to receiving many applications!
We are happy to announce that the Abstract Submission period for the 1st Occupational Therapy Europe Congress being held in Krakow, Poland between the 15-19th October 2024 is now open and will close on the 31st October 2023.
The Swedish Association of Occupational Therapists has established a grant award in the name of Inga-Britt Lindström, who has been the president of the organization from 1970-2008. The association invites applications from foreign occupational therapists and occupational therapy students. The grant is offered to individuals or teams from countries where occupational therapy is under development and countries listed as low- or lower-middle-income economics, according to the World Bank List.
The maximum amount of the grant is 10 000 Swedish Kronor (about EUR 900) per year.
Application form and instructions are available on the website:www.arbetsterapeuterna.se/iblaward
Application closes October 1, 2023.
You can view a number of resources related to the COVID-19 Pandemic, rehabilitation from long-COVID and results from research projects on our page – http://www.coteceurope.eu/covid-19/
On Monday, May 17th COTEC will be hosting its first webinar in the context of European Public Health Week. Following the theme of the day “Communicating Science and Health”, we are delighted to have two esteemed speakers who will introduce Health Literacy as an important topic to Occupational Therapy practice.
Title: Health literacy explored: The Occupational Therapy perspective
When: May 17th, 17:00 – 19:00 CET
Register at https://forms.gle/Mqznxr3ZJuLCZJuP6
Places are limited and will be granted on a first come, first-served basis
17.10 Introduction – Why this webinar & what is Health Literacy?
17.25 Keynote – Helen Osbourne
17.50 Keynote – Kristine Sørensen
18.15 Breakout sessions; small group discussion
18.30 Plenary – reporting of different groups
18.45 Sum up & Closing
Meet the Speakers
||Helen Osborne, M.Ed., OTR/L is president of Health Literacy Consulting, producer and host of the podcast series Health Literacy Out Loud, founder of Health Literacy Month, and author of the award-winning book, Health Literacy from A to Z; Practical Ways to Communicate Your Health Message.
Learn more about Helen’s work and background at the Health Literacy Consulting website, www.healthliteracy.com. You can also sign up for her free month e-newsletter, “What’s New in Health Literacy Consulting” with information about the latest how-to tips, podcasts, and other health literacy news.
||Kristine Sørensen, PhD is the President of the International Health Literacy Association and Executive Chair of Health Literacy Europe. She is the Founder of the Global Health Literacy Academy, a consultancy that provides advice on health literacy research, policy, and capacity building. She works for universities, governments, NGOs and international organizations such as the Council of Europe and the World Health Organization. For more information: https://www.kristinesorensen.net/
This webinar is organised by COTEC and co-hosted jointly by Eva Denysiuk & Katharina Radak-Scherer with the support of COTEC Office Administrator Shawn Abela