PEOP – Advanced


WAOTA is delighted to be able to sponsor Stacy Smallfield from the United States of America to come to Perth and present this course.

This one day advanced course is suitable for ALL disciplines of Occupational Therapists who will be immediately able to put into practice the learning objectives with their clients.

In this advanced course, participants will apply the Person-Environment-Occupation-Performance (PEOP) Model to a variety of case scenarios. Participants will learn to use the PEOP Model to guide person-centered occupational therapy interventions. Then participants will use the PEOP Model to develop occupational therapy services when working with organizations and populations. Participants will gain a clear understanding of how to use PEOP to enable everyday living for their clients.

By the end of the course, the learner will:

  1. Learn to use the PEOP Model to guide the occupational therapy process.
  2. Describe how the PEOP Model can guide intervention planning.
  3. Create person-centered occupational therapy intervention using the PEOP Model.
  4. Use the PEOP Model to guide occupational therapy assessment and intervention with organizations and populations.

Dr Stacy Smallfield, DrOT, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA earned her Master’s degree in occupational therapy from Washington University in St. Louis and later completed her Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from Nova Southeastern University. She has clinical practice experience in adult physical rehabilitation and gerontology and has non-traditional occupational therapy practice experience as an innovation designer for the largest non-profit provider of older adult care and services in the U.S. She is Board Certified in Gerontology through the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Dr. Smallfield currently is the assistant director of the entry-level doctoral occupational therapy program at Washington University in St. Louis, which has designed its educational curricula around the Person-Environment-Occupation-Performance Model. She has over 14 years of experience in academic education, teaching in the areas occupational therapy theory, evidence-based practice, and occupational therapy assessment. She also has experience teaching in the areas of adult physical rehabilitation, therapeutic adaptation, ergonomics, rural issues, home modification, and health promotion.


PEOP : Advanced

Sunday 29th October, 2017

8:30 – 17:00

Venue Pagoda Ballroom, Pagoda Resort, 112 Melville Parade, Como





Early bird before 29/9/17

Member $200

Rural/ remote $150

Non-members $375

Student $100

Standard rate after 29/9/17

Member $250

Rural/ remote $175

Non-members $375

Student $125

Refreshments Welcome coffee /tea, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided

PD registration form (2017)