DTA Conference 2014 Registrations Now Open

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Attention Early Birds! Watch out Adelaide!
September 18th 19th and 20th will see Adelaide light up with DTA conference attendees heading there for an inspiring, joyful and informative time of “Shaping Diversional Therapy: from theory to practice”

See the conference brochure for all the details!
You can choose from 2 full day workshops on Thursday 18th September – either Activities, Activities, Activities or Workshop 2 Music and Art Therapy – number are limited for these workshops and,, after July 2nd, they will be open to all – not just conference attendees so don’t wait – register now.

On Friday 19th September we have Keynote Speaker Dr Caroline Ellison Conference Keynote – Opening Speaker Day 1 Friday 19th September 2014

Dr Caroline Ellison PhD

Bachelor of Applied Science (Disability Studies) Hons Graduate Certificate in Applied History and Heritage Studies.

Caroline Ellison is a Developmental Educator, education practitioner and consultant. Caroline’s PhD explored ‘Leisure in Retirement for Individuals with Intellectual Disability’. See the conference brochure for all the details!On Friday night at the Cocktail Party prizes will be awarded including the inaugural DTA Awards for Excellence, Wendy Butler Award and Conference Awards

Dr Rob Thornton

On Saturday 20th we have our Day 2 Keynote Speaker, Dr Rob Thornton who many of you may well have heard from in various conferences around the country! He holds a B.Ed, G Dip Clinical Nutrition, G Dip Ed Admin.,M.H.P.Ed, PhD (Gerontology), Cert Training and Assessment. Dr Rob Thornton, now practicing as a gerontologist, has worked in the field of health care for over four decades and has been employed as a clinician, educator, administrator and an academic. See the conference brochure for all the details!
Many more wonderful speakers and presenters are still submitting papers…. They are amazing – we are all in for a treat in Adelaide!

New Men’s Activity – Men On Buses – The MOB!

On the Friday 19th September there is a brilliant tour for partners (mainly men but women are welcome too of course!) It is a Tour of Port Adelaide via the Historic Port Adelaide Heritage Pub Trail! – limited numbers book early for this! 

See the conference brochure for all the details!

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