Podcast

121 – All About Occupation ft Michael Sy & Pauline Gail Martinez

Describe the group culture of people who desire to be “beautiful” through the world of beauty pageants
Discuss the different perspective on pageantry work
Discuss essential and hidden occupations performed within the context of beauty pageants

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OCCUPIED Plus+ clip – Why do we need to talk about Occupational Therapy

An exclusive sample clip of one of the Occupied Plus+ Patreon episodes. If you like it and want to get access to the rest of this episode and many more go to patreon.com/occupiedplus and sign up today!

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119 – Trauma and Healthcare Practice ft Dr Allie Watkins

Connecting with Allie has been an absolute blessing. You may know her better as @patchesofot and the host of the Patches of OT podcast. Her content is super unique and deeply personally engrained. This engrained passion is what initially drew me to her. We discuss all things trauma and her experience she had through researching it through her doctorate.

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118 – All About Occupation Series ft Dr Nedra Peter

The aim of this session is to show how social assistance recipients experience lack of opportunity and resources to make everyday choices and to have decision-making power as they participate in occupations. This presentation will also consider my research from a lens that moves away from individualised Western epistemologies and discuss how race/culture has a significant influence on occupation.

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117 – Creativity Vs Science- The Juxtaposition of Occupational Therapy

So recently I was given the opportunity to present to the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section for Children, Young People and Families. At the time I was toying around with the concept of the “Art & Science of OT” so as part of my looking into that I built this presentation that looks at where that came from and what it means for modern occupational therapists.

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115 – Student to Podcaster to OTR ft Amy Tippol

Amy Tippol cohosts The Occupation Station podcast with her friend Ana Milanese. Today we explored Amy’s journey though OT school, starting a podcast and now transitioning into the profession.

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114 – All About Occupation Series ft Karen Whalley Hammell

Karen will reflect on her report entitled ‘Engagement in living during the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing occupational disruption’. This essay, about occupation and wellbeing, was written in March 2020 during the uncertainties of the first weeks of the pandemic. Looking back on the intervening year, Karen will explore the deeply rooted social inequities and structural injustices that have been exposed by the pandemic; inequities that impacted occupational rights, wellbeing and the likelihood of survival itself.

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113 – Lived Experience of Suicidality ft Ellie Frith

Ellie Frith found herself in an acute mental health ward after experiencing some issues with her mental health. This is her story.

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