Mar. 31, 2011
Dr. Jane Melton, an internationally-recognized practitioner/researcher with more than 20 years experience as an occupational therapist, will be speaking at Shawnee State University during the Celebration of Scholarship on Thursday, April 7 and Friday, April 8.
Melton is the clinical director for the Social Inclusion Program and associate director of Quality at 2gether NHS Foundation Trust in England. In addition, she holds a research fellowship at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, Scotland. Melton has co-authored chapters for ten textbooks and published more than 20 peer reviewed journal articles. She also received a Merit Award from the College of Occupational Therapists in 2008.
Melton will speak from 3 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, on "An Overview of the UK Healthcare System" and from 4 to 5 p.m. on "The Role of Occupational Therapy in the UK Healthcare System." From 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 8 she will be speaking on "Integrating Theory into Practice: Skills for Life Long Professional Development." These sessions will be held in the Health Sciences Building, Room 102.
Melton will be presenting at a free workshop, "Integrating Theory into Practice: Models for Professional Development" that is open to the public from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 8 also in Room 102 of the Health Sciences Building. This workshop will give participants the opportunity to learn strategies for infusing conceptual models including the "Model of Human Occupation" into clinical practice. Her presentation will give participants a look into her clinical practice and research.
For more information contact Penny Merritt at (740) 351-3225 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.