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FAQs

Q1. Who can attend your conferences, courses, or attachment programmes?

A1.OT: For conferences & courses: Any related healthcare professionals, clients and caregivers depending on the course content. Please refer to the stated criteria for attachment programmes:

a) Local & overseas Occupational Therapy attachment program:

> Pre-requisites:

For undergraduates:

  1. Occupational Therapy students from a World Federation of Occupational Therapists recognized university
  2. Overseas students need to go through police clearance in their own country, if applying for a child psychiatry or forensic psychiatry placement.

For qualified occupational therapists:

  1. Diploma/degree in Occupational Therapy
  2. Currently working in a mental health/intellectual disability/paediatric setting and has sought approval from own organization to engage in clinical attachment.
  3. Foreign Occupational Therapists need to go through police clearance in their own country, if applying for a child psychiatry or forensic psychiatry placement.

b)  Art Therapy Attachment Program

> Pre-requisites:

For art therapy students:

  1. Art Therapy students from a recognized and accredited training programme.
  2. Overseas students need to go through police clearance in their own country, if applying for a child psychiatry or forensic psychiatry placement.

For qualified art therapists:

  1. Masters or Postgraduate Diploma in Art Therapy
  2. Currently working in a mental health/intellectual disability/paediatric setting and has sought approval from own organization to engage in clinical attachment.
  3. Foreign Art Therapists need to go through police clearance in their own country, if applying for a child psychiatry or forensic psychiatry placement.

Pharmacy: CAT 1 B lecture is open to all pharmacists in Singapore, publicised through Singapore Pharmacy Council website.

Physiotherapy: General Public.

Psychology: Usually there are eligibility requirements, but generally psychologists who practise in a clinical/health setting.

Q2. What is the registration fee for these conferences, courses, or attachment programmes?

A2. Presently, the fee varies depending on the programme applied for.

Q3. When are your conferences, courses, and attachment programmes usually held?

A3. Our conferences/courses/attachments are held at varying times of the year. Please check our calendar of events page to see what our upcoming events are.

Q4. How does someone register for your conferences, courses, or attachment programmes?

A4. Registration will be done online via e-registration through our IMH education portal.

Q5. How is payment made?

A5. Payments can be made via cheque, made payable to ‘Institute of Mental Health’ or via credit card through our education portal e-payment option (to be available soon).

Q6. Will a certificate be issued if someone completes any of your conferences, courses, or attachment programmes successfully?

A6. Most conferences and courses organised by IMH will have a certificate of attendance/completion issued to all participants who successfully complete the conference/course. Some attachment programmes may/may not have certificates issued upon successful completion of the programme.

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