CPN Salon - book now places limited! The Critical Physiotherapy Network will be meeting for a 1-day CPN Salon (mini-conference) after WCPT2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. Wednesday 5th July 2017: 10am-5pm - central Cape Town venue The Stack. Cost is US$62 including lunch. Expand your thinking: Stimulating speakers, facilitated critical dialogues, dreaming the future! Program includes: 2 keynotes confirmed (details to follow - speakers from Norway and South Africa) session led by CPN chair Dr David Nicholls (New Zealand) on the current state of critical physiotherapy globally facilitated discussion led by Dr Barbara Gibson (Canada) and Dr Jenny Setchell (Australia) on key … [Read more...] about CPN Salon update – book your place now!
This is the first of two blog posts which reproduce articles from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association's excellent recent "Diversity in Practice" issue of their news magazine Physiotherapy Practice. A huge thank you to the authors and the CPA for permission to post this here. On considering your role in creating a safe environment for trans populations in physiotherapy. By Katherine Harman, PT, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Physiotherapy, Vice Chair Senate (Student Affairs), Dalhousie University, CPA Member since 1981; and Greyson Jones, Dalhousie University, Sociology and Social Anthropology, Graduate Student. © Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Physiotherapy Practice, Diversity … [Read more...] about Creating a safe environment for trans populations in physio
A huge thank you to Nondwe Mlenzana and Michael Rowe (CPN Exec member) for this isiXhosa translation. For the English version see here. For Spanish and Norwegian versions see here. Gcina umhla! Le ndibaniselwano yobuzaza bequmrhu labeluli mizimba iyakuba yintlanganiso yosuku olunye CPN Salon (indibaniselwano encinci) emva WCPT2017 eNtshona Koloni, eMzantsi Afrika ngolwesiThathu umhla ka 5 July 2017: 10am-5pm – indawo izakwaziswa. Yandisa ukucinga kwakho: Izithethi ezikhuthazayo, intetho yobuzaza encedisayo, ukuphupha ngekamva! Ungasithumelela umyalezo nge Email ukuzibekela indawo kumaziso we CPN Salon yaye ubeyinxalenye yabantu abafumana imiyalezo. Ngolwesithathu umhla we 5 … [Read more...] about CPN Salon – indibaniselwano encinci yobuzaza bequmrhu labeluli mizimbaGcina umhla!
A huge thank you to CPN Exec members Viviana Da Silva and Wenche Bjorbaekmo for these Spanish and Norwegian translations. For the English version see here. Reserva!! La Red de Fisioterapia Crítica se reunirá para un salón de 1día CPN (mini-conferencia) después de WCPT2017 en Ciudad del Cabo, Sudáfrica. Miércoles 5 de julio 2017: 10 am-5pm - lugar TBA. Amplíe su pensamiento con diálogos críticos facilitados, estimulantes oradores, soñando el futuro! Envíenos un correo electrónico para reservar su lugar en el salón inaugural CPN y unirse a la lista de correo. Miércoles 5 de julio de 2017: 10 am-5pm En un lugar encantador (TBA) en Ciudad del Cabo, Sudáfrica. Por favor, … [Read more...] about CPN Salon after WCPT – Hold av datoen! Reserva!
Book now! The Critical Physiotherapy Network will be meeting for a 1-day CPN Salon (mini-conference) after WCPT2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. Wednesday 5th July 2017: 10am-5pm - central Cape Town venue The Stack. Cost is 62USD. Expand your thinking: Stimulating speakers, facilitated critical dialogues, dreaming the future! Email us to book your place at the inaugural CPN Salon and join the mailing list. Program includes: 2 keynotes confirmed (details to follow - speakers from Norway and South Africa) session led by CPN chair Dr David Nicholls (New Zealand) on the current state of critical physiotherapy globally facilitated discussion led by Dr Barbara Gibson (Canada) … [Read more...] about CPN Salon – a mini-conference in critical physiotherapy
If you are not yet aware of the The Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation its worth having a look. Their mission overlaps with the CPN and they publish work in a variety of (peer-reviewed) genres, including perspectives pieces, personal narratives, reflections, poetry, video or photo essays, and original research articles. Their stated purpose is to ‘raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences’. The journal currently has a call out for a special issue devoted to expanding the conversation between disability studies and rehabilitation. Here are the details: The Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation is a … [Read more...] about Call for Papers: Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation, Special Disability Studies Themed Issue
CPN executive member Dr Barbara E Gibson's commentary paper, originally published in rehabINK magazine, explains being critical to a non-critical audience. She has kindly agreed for us to reproduce it here so we can all draw on this valuable resource to explain criticality. Critical Rehabilitation Research: Why it matters for all research by Barbara E Gibson Critical research approaches are gaining in popularity in the rehabilitation sciences and yet there remains some confusion regarding the meaning of “critical” and its applications to research and practice. While a burgeoning interdisciplinary literature is available explaining critical approaches, very little of this work is … [Read more...] about What does ‘critical’ mean again?