Professional Development Opportunities

Professional Development Opportunities

MSOT Speaker Series

We are pleased to announce the launch of our MSOT Speaker Series this April! The MSOT Speaker Series consists of regular professional development opportunities where presenters discuss topics relevant to occupational therapy practice in Manitoba.  

Please join MSOT Speaker Series on Thursday May 19th in welcoming Sara DePottie and Naomi Hatherly for their presentation: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Occupational Therapy Practice.

This session is a discussion on the application of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) principles to Occupational Therapy practice, and how using ACT tools can enable clients to engage in meaningful activity across contexts.

Sara DePottie and Naomi Hatherly are two Occupational Therapists who work at the Operational Stress Injury Clinic in Winnipeg. The client population they work with includes veteran and currently serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police. They both have done training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and use it daily in their Occupational Therapy practice. Sara and Naomi both graduated from the University of Manitoba Master of Occupational Therapy program in 2018.

To register:

MSOT members: Login through the member portal and register on the Professional Development Opportunities for Members page. 

Non-MSOT Members:

Past Speaker Series recordings:

MSOT members can login through the member portal and access the Professional Development Opportunities for Members page to see recordings of our previous Speaker Series presentations!

MSOT is pleased to provide our advertisers’ Professional Development Opportunities and Products:

2021 Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference

Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute 2022 Workshops
Various dates/locations

Pain BC: Pain Foundations for Allied Health Providers

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba Courses and Workshops

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba library

Institute for Life Course and Aging 2022 Workshops
Various dates/locations

Volunteer Manitoba 2022 Workshops 
Various dates/locations

CAOT 2021-2022 Professional Development Workshops and Webinars
Various dates/locations

Workplace health and safety learning resources
All four online modules are FREE and sponsored by grants from the Dept. of Labour, Government of Alberta. Each module leads to self-test opportunity and downloadable certificate for professional portfolios.

Members can access additional professional development opportunities through the Member Portal.