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Occupational Therapy Trainer

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General Information
Assignment Code AV0816PH04
Duration 8 months
Proposed Start Date August 2017
Assignment Location Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines
Assignment Summary
Are you an Occupational Therapist looking to take your skills abroad? Look no further!

Kalibo Integrated Special Education Center has been mandated through the Department of Education to establish and operate educational classes for children with a disability in every municipality and province throughout the Philippines. The Kalibo Integrated Special Education Center in Aklan now faces growing demand for its services in the form of increased enrolments from students with a disability. Staff at the school however are struggling to keep up with this demand as they lack the training and resources to facilitate the needs of the students.

As a professional Occupational Therapy Trainer, you will work with and train KISEC staff to assess students, develop assessment tools and therapy programs and work with teachers and families to build capacity around current and best practices. The role with involve both running workshops with staff and mentoring staff and parents one-on-one.

Your role as a volunteer directly impacts the quality of education, the living standards and the support mechanism provided to those people living with a disability in the Philippines.

Please note that this assignment is for a June mobilisation due to the start of the school year in the Philippines.

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