Occupational Performance Coaching (OPC) is an intervention which is person, family- and occupation-centred, enablement-focused and research informed. OPC, an evidence-based practice, was developed by Dr. Fiona Graham (University of Otago, NZ). This approach involves working alongside clients to achieve goals for themselves, their children and/or families. In OPC therapists utilise specific processes of Connection, Structure, and Sharing that facilitate client engagement and goal achievement.
The OPC approach has been extremely beneficial through the current climate of teletherapy enabling us to coach families in their own settings and being able to journey alongside them in their daily lives.
This is an interactive course that will enable participations to practice and develop their coaching skills (10 hours of live online training).
- Learn of the basis of occupational performance coaching (OPC) with reference to other interventions which support the use of OPC
- Apply the three domains of OPC (Connect, Structure, Share), session format and therapeutic techniques used during OPC
- Identify how to effectively utilise coaching within services delivery contexts.
The workshop will also include practical sessions (i.e. case studies, videos/vignettes and role play) to assist participants in integrating their knowledge and skills.
Caroline Hui, OT(C), erg., M.Sc.
Caroline Hui, Canadian pediatric Occupational Therapist, is involved in research, mentoring, clinical treatment, and training regarding self-regulation and Occupational Performance Coaching. She is also a seasonal lecturer at the Université de Sherbrooke.
In 1991, Caroline graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and returned to McGill University to graduate with a Master of Science degree in 2014. She has training in sensory integration, DIR/Floortime, craniosacral therapy, Shanker Self-Reg, Therapeutic Listening, SpIRiT Model, Cognitive Orientation to Occupational Performance, and Occupational Performance Coaching.
Caroline has been a part of Camp Jabiru’s (NSW, Australia) support team since 2017. In 2019, she received the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy award for excellence in clinical supervision at the Université de Sherbrooke.
Caroline has worked in British Columbia and Florida, where she co-founded, Children’s Therapy Associates, Inc. Since 2002, she lives in Knowlton, Quebec where she provides client and family centered services to children and their families and does collaborative consulting for educators.