Pre-Congress Workshops


The Pre-Congress Workshops will be held on Saturday 27 August, 2022 at the Hôtel Mercure Paris Porte de Versailles Expo (located in close proximity to the Congress venue).

These workshops will be presented in person and can only be attended in person, they will not be available as part of the virtual offering. The workshops will only proceed if they attract sufficient attendance numbers. You can view the list of workshops on offer below and read the session abstract by clicking on the workshop title.

Please register via the online registration form today!

If you would like to register for the workshop only and will not be attending the full Congress, please get in contact at

Pre-Congress workshop costs:



WFOT Member130.00 €
WFOT Non-Member175.00 €


75.00 €



WFOT Member75.00 €
WFOT Non-Member130.00 €
Student40.00 €

Morning workshops:

9am - 12:30pm

If something works, do more of it! Exploring the benefits of Solution Focused Brief Therapy for occupational therapists working in mental healthcare.

Gesa Doringer and Gaby Kirsch
9am - 12:30pmApplying the Model of Occupational Harmony in practiceYijun Liu
9am - 12:30pmErgothérapie et département d'urgence: une approche systématique d'évaluation du statut fonctionnel des clientèles âgéesNathalie Veillette
9am - 12:30pmImplementing a telehealth scaffolding series: A test pilot for building telehealth in academia and clinical settingsMary Smith and Kaitlyn Cremer
9am - 12:30pmAides techniques et nouvelles technologies, fauteuil roulant électrique intelligent et simulateur en réalité virtuelle : Quelle formation, quelles utilisations?Marie Dandois
9am - 12:30pmTools for occupational therapy practice: Integrating hidden occupations in assessment and intervention planningMichael Palapal Sy
9am - 12:30pmHow can we combat climate change and reduce disaster risks using our present occupational therapy skills in everyday practice education, scholarship and leadership?Tamara Barboza and Kit Sinclair

*Refreshment Break from 10:30am – 11:00am

Afternoon workshops:

1:30pm - 5:00pmThe R-evolution of school based occupational therapy through international collaboration and innovationVera Kaelin
1:30pm - 5:00pmLifestyle redesign for wellness, health promotion and disease management: Evolution and application in clinical settingsBeth Pystak
1:30pm - 5:00pmAddressing the occupation of sleep: Evaluation methods and interventions for occupational therapy practitionersRebecca Cunningham, Tracy Jalaba, Marissa Marchioni
1:30pm - 5:00pmCreating spaces for self-management conversations: Clients and providers learning together as partnersLori Letts
1:30pm - 5:00pmGlobal perspectives on migration and human displacement: Theory, research and practices for enacting an occupation-based approachSuzanne Huot, Anne-Cécile Delaisse, Goli Hashemi, and Concetina Trimboli
1:30pm - 5:00pmPutting PREP (Pathways and Resources for Engagement and Participation) into occupational therapy practice: An innovative environment-based intervention approach for improving participation of children and youth with disabilitiesDana Anaby, Michal Waisman-Nitzan and Melanie Burrough
1:30pm - 5:00pmIntroduction to the A-TWO, a non-standardized task analysis used to evaluate the impact of neurobehavioral impairments on task performanceGuðrún Árnadóttir, Sigrún Garðarsdóttir and Valerie Jacqueline Harris

*Refreshment Break from 3:00pm – 3:30pm