Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS) Training Programmes in Singapore

The Social Service Training Institute in Singapore is offering two training programmes for occupational therapists who want to be certified in the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS).

When & Where
AMPS:
30 June 2009 to 4 July 2009
Social Service Training Institute and Changi General Hospital, Singapore

School Version AMPS:
22 June 2009 to 26 June 2009
Social Service Training Institute, Singapore

Target Participants
Occupational Therapists working with people 3 years and older with disabilities (for AMPS) or with children above 3 years old with special needs in school settings (for School Version AMPS).

Participants are required to complete 10 assessments within 3 months after the course and will be a certified AMPS rater once they have completed the calibration phase. You will receive a Certificate of Successful AMPS Rater Calibration.

Trainers
Ms Vicki Lee Hume, B. App. Sci OT, Grad Dip in Gerontology, is currently the Deputy Director of the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre in Adelaide, Australia. Ms Hume has been working at Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre since 1995 and the centre offers statewide services for rehabilitation. She has been providing training in AMPS and School AMPS for more than 10 years in many countries across the world.

Ms Agneta Gustafsson, B. Sci in OT, worked as an occupational therapist for more than 7 years before taking up the position as the Manager of Pediatric Habilitation Centre in Boras. The department offers services of habilitation and rehabilitation for children and young person with different types of disabilities. She has been conducting training in various countries for both AMPS and School AMPS since 2005.

Enquiries
For more information on these courses, just click on the links provided above. You may also contact Gwen Ng at 62106664 or at gwen_ng@ncss.gov.sg.

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