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Professional in the Lead lecture 'Political Occupational Therapy'

Speaker: Frank Kronenberg


Occupational therapist, author, consultant and activist Frank Kronenberg from South Africa (native of the Netherlands) will be delivering a Professional in the Lead lecture titled: Political Occupational Therapy.

Frank Kronenberg

Throughout this lecture, Kronenberg will draw on his experiences during his global work which includes, amongst many others, his roles as: co-founder of the movement Occupational Therapy Without Borders, Director of Shades of Black Works based in Cape Town, Africa and Chair of Board of Directors of the organization Grandmothers Against Poverty and AIDS (GAPA).

Kronenberg will explore concepts emerging in Occupational Therapy and throughout his doctoral work (on-going) such as Collective Occupations, Occupational Consciousness and Ubuntu. He will also explore the benefit and application of possibilities-based practices generating practice-based evidence, from which evidence-based practice can be built,   particularly with populations currently living and existing on the margins of society. Discussion will be had on how health professionals can incorporate these terms and concepts into their organizations, communities and daily client interactions.

This dynamic and interactive lecture will be given in English, but questions and discussions can be facilitated by the speaker in Dutch.

The lecture will take place at HVA Building Nicolaes Tulphuis: Tafelbergweg 51, Amsterdam. Room D1.58 with the following schedule:

16:45 Arrival and Sandwich
17:30 Introduction
17:40 Lecture
19:00 Discussion
19:30 End


For recent interviews with Frank Kronenberg, please click on the links below.


Gepubliceerd door  Faculteit Gezondheid 8 april 2016