This is the second 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 again to the authors and the CPA for permission to post this here. NB: While this article contains a lot of detail specific to Canada, I am sure that the content will resonate for many physiotherapists across the globe. IEPT: Imagining an Encompassing PhysioTherapy Jeffrey J.D. Andrion, PT, BScPT, MA, PhD(c), CPA Member since 2004. An emerging social justice researcher, Andrion's areas of interest are in health policy and equity. He is currently completing his PhD in Health at York University. A physiotherapist at the Sunnybrook Holland Centre, he is also a faculty of the Ontario Internationally Educated … [Read more...] about Imagining an Encompassing Physiotherapy
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 'provocations' to stimulate thinking on key critical physiotherapy topics brainstorming session 'dreaming the future' led by Dr Nicky Wilson … [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 in Practice, Volume 7, No. 2, 2017. At a recent event about transgender concerns on campus, a speaker presented themselves as male, and stated that … [Read more...] about Creating a safe environment for trans populations in physio