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1

who was the first australian to hold a diploma in OT

Ethel Francis (1934)

2

where did ethel francis start OT departments

- royal alexandra hospital for children
- royal prince alfred hospital in camperdown

3

who was another australian pioneer that originally began as a physio, and pioneers OT services in melbourne

Sylvia docker
- Victorian crippled children society
- first director of sydney OT school

4

Joyce Keam

- 1939 returned to australia
- worked privately for a group of psychiatrists

5

OT work in australia in 1940's

- weaving
- baskets
- clay modelling
- leather work
- wood work

6

what were the 2 wwII implications for the OT profession in Australia

1. demand for women to train in support services; essential for men to return to work

2. military hospitals were the main employing bodies - requiring women to undergo military training and ranking

7

issues in the 1940's

- did not have visibility and acceptance
- emergency course in 1942 sydney

8

who was the first OT advisor in the Australian Army

Major Joyce Keam

9

OT training centre - Sydney

- funded by government 1939
- NSW branch under APA
- Ethel Francis Provided assistance
- Gwendoline Sims (first homegrown OT)

10

who was the first director of training in OT at OT training centre in sydney

Sylvia Docker (1942)

11

what was studied in the first year of the OT course

- anatomy
- physiology
- muscle movement
-psychology
- administration
- social service
- analysis of occupations
- drama as therapeutic agents

12

what were the desired traits of an OT according to Sylvia Docker

- well balanced personality
- natural understanding of others
- ability to mix ell
- fundamental wish to do part in world
- initiative
- ingenuity
- patience

13

when was the Occupational Therapists Club in Sydney established

1944

14

when was the Victorian Occupational Therapists Club established

1945

15

when was the australian association of OT (AAOT) established

1946 Sydney (Sadie Philcox first president)

16

Victorian division of AAOT established ?

1947

17

Queensland division of AAOT established

1948

18

WA division of AAOT established

1952

19

when was the first AAOT meeting and discussion points

1953
- minimum standards for education
- membership in WFOT
conditions for reciprocal membership

20

when was the Victorian OT school developed

1948

21

who was the second director of the sydney OT training centre

Marjorie Fish

22

current problems

- finding placements
- ongoing focus on evidence based practice