John Paul has worked for 20 years as an OT and care coordinator in a wide range of community and inpatient services including severe and enduring mental health, intensive intervention, learning disabilities & forensic services.
He is interested in practical solutions such as environmental adaptations and assistive technology.
- Learning Disabilities
- Complex Needs and Behaviours
- The Model of Human Occupation.
- Specialty in vocational and employment issues.
- Working with difficult to engage, complex, and avoidant service users.
- Service User Involvement in their own pathway of recovery
Dissertation on the ‘Suitability of OT with Homelessness’ which led to a presentation and keynote speech at the following year’s OT Conference in Edinburgh(1994).
BHSc (Hons) 2:1 Occupational Therapy 1993 University of Leeds
Certificate in Counselling Skills 1994
Fieldwork Educators Training with St Loyes, Exeter 1996
Model of Human Occupation & Assessments 2002
Psychosocial Intervention with Psychosis 2002