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3rd Annual Symposium on Occupational Therapy by Metropolitan College

news 000522n The 3rd Annual Symposium on Occupational Therapy was organized with great success on Saturday, May 23rd, and this year it was dedicated to “Work balance and quality of life”. The symposium is organised annualy by the Department of Occupational Therapy of Metropolitan College in Athens.

The Symposium hosted distinguished scientists from the field of Occupational Therapy, as well as student presentations. The works of the symposium mainly focused on the following subjects:

• Occupational Therapy and Quality of Life
• Work as a medium of self-support, family and social web support in Greece: the multidimensional balance between them
• The Conceptual Models of Occupational Therapy in clinical practice, with emphasis on Work and life quality improvement
• The caregiver’s care: a different dimension in Occupational Therapy and Life Quality
• Work, children with autistic spectrum and life quality
• Participation in Work: mind-brain-body and environment
• The numerous dimensions of suicide
• The necessity of the use of Theoretical Conceptual models of practice in Greece: understanding patients with dementia.

The Symposium was attended by more than 200 Occupational Therapy, Logopaedics, Physiotherapy, Psychology and Special Education students and professionals.

Metropolitan College is the only educational institution in Greece offering an undergraduate University course in Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy in collaboration with Queen Margaret University, Scotland. It is also a Full Member of the European Network of Occupational Therapy in Higher Education (ENOTHE) as of 2014. It is the only educational institution which is member of ENOTHE from Greece.