Professional occupational therapy
FOR CHILDREN & ADULTS

Besides occupational therapy for children and adults, I also present and workshop a range of training sessions and courses related to metacognition, thinking and learning, etc.
REAL Thinking and Learning About…
EDUCATION TOPIC OPTIONS
To BE MORE…
Aware, Knowledgeable, Equipped and Empowered with strategies and tools.
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember.
Involve me and I learn.”

— Benjamin Franklin

Educational Options:

BE MORE Groups for Parents

  • These groups are initiated on request.
  • One parent can get a group of (at least 5) likeminded and interested parents together that would like to provide More Metacognitive Support for their children.
  • Groups can be hosted at BRET CARE Centre in the morning or at a private home.
  • A minimum of 3 to 4 sessions on a two-weekly basis will be done.
  • Each session will last ±1½ to 2 hours.
  • Programs are tailor-made according to grade, and/or needs of children and parents and can include any of the Education Topic Options.
BE MORE Groups for Educators
  • These groups are initiated on request.
  • One educator can get a group of (at least 5) likeminded and interested educators together that would like to provide More Metacognitive Support for the learners in their class or as part of the Learner Support or School Based Support Team for learners with learning challenges.
  • Groups can be hosted at a school or at BRET CARE Centre at a time that will be arranged.
  • A minimum of 3 to 4 sessions on a two-weekly or monthly basis will be done.
  • Each session will last ±1½ to 2 hours.
  • Programs are tailor-made according to the needs of the learners and educators and can include any of the Education Topic Options.
BE MORE Groups for Private Practitioners
  • These groups are initiated on request.
  • One practitioner can get a group of (at least 5) likeminded and interested practitioners together that would like to provide More Metacognitive Support for their clients.
  • Groups can be hosted at a practice or at BRET CARE Centre at a time that will be arranged.
  • A minimum of 3 to 4 sessions on a two-weekly or monthly basis will be done.
  • Each session will last ±2 hours.
  • Programs are tailor-made according to the needs of the practitioners and the clients they serve and can include any of the Education Topic Options.
  • Application for CPD accreditation will be done.
POPP Talks
  • The purpose of the POPP Talks (Power of One Piece of Paper) is to empower larger groups of psychologists, therapists, educators, learner support staff, SBST teams, remedial teachers, parents and other interested persons, to provide More Metacognitive Support for their clients/learners/children.
  • Every POPP Talk will include an A4 colour laminated poster that captures the essence of the presentation, and that will be ready to use as a resource in the future.
  • These talks are presented at schools (that are prepared to host a talk) in the evening.
  • These talks will be organized on a regular basis by this practice, but a school can also request a talk for staff-development purposes.
  • Talks can focus on any of the Education Topic Options or can be tailor-made.
Workshops/training for educators and professional practitioners
  • Workshops are organized from time to time within time constraints.
  • Educators and professional practitioners can contact me directly to request a workshop or to get a quote.
  • The following are examples of workshops offered:
    • REAL Learning Process and Thinking Maps (Can be done in 1 day, but 2 days are better).
    • Cognitive Enrichment Advantage (CEA) (Can be done in 2 days, but 3 days are better).
    • Building a Toolbox for Learner Support and Therapy (one day workshop in which a variety, about 5, of the Education Topic Options can be covered. Participants will receive a laminated poster for each topic covered as well as additional explanatory notes).
  • Workshops can be tailor-made according to needs of educators or professional practitioners.
“Nothing wil work unless you do.”

– Maya Angelou

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* Time preferences might not be possible

Contact Info

Estelle Brettenny

For Intervention, assessment or training

 Phone

082 430 7956

 Address

1 A Stepping Stone Street,
Everglen,
Durbanville,
7550

  

For more about the training sessions I offer, or for additional information on occupational therapy for children and/or adults, do not hesitate to contact me via phone or email.
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