St Catherine's on Park, Crawley [WA]

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Start: Mon 16 Mar 2020
End: Fri 20 Mar 2020
RSVP: Mon 24 Feb 2020


Start: 08:30 AM
Check-in: 08:00 AM
End: 05:00 PM


Non-member Price: $2,600.00 Add to Cart
  Members, please log in to register.


AMPS training comprises of a five-day course (Monday 16th - Friday 20th March 2020) AND follow-up testing of 10 people to achieve rater reliability and certification as an AMPS rater.

Course objectives and rater calibration requirements can be found here: https://www.innovativeotsolutions.com/courses/objectives

AMPS course participants will receive:

  • Five-day AMPS training course
  • The current AMPS Manual
  • A personalised AMPS computer scoring program, provided to trained raters at completion of the course

The Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS) is an innovative observational assessment that is used to measure the quality of a person's performance of domestic (instrumental) or personal activities of daily living (ADL). The quality of ADL performance is assessed by rating the effort, efficiency, safety, and independence of 16 ADL motor and 20 ADL process skill items. The ADL motor and ADL process skill items represent universal, goal directed actions that are observed during ADL task performances. ADL motor skills are the observable, goal directed actions of performance that the person enacts during the performance of ADL tasks to move oneself or the task objects (e.g., walk across the floor, transport objects, reach for and manipulate objects, position the body). ADL process skills are the observable actions of performance the person enacts to logically sequence the actions of the ADL task performance over time, select and use appropriate tools and materials, and adapt his or her performance when problems are encountered (e.g., initiate and sequence actions, choose and gather task objects, accommodate actions when problems occur).

More information about AMPS can be obtained on their website: https://www.innovativeotsolutions.com


Vera Riley

Vera is a Perth based OT and her career has had two main focuses, one in Neurology and stroke care, and the other in Aged Care with a special interest in the management of older persons with dementia.  Currently she is providing OT services to the Day Therapy Unit in the Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, an outpatient setting.  Vera has been involved with AMPS since her initial training in 1996. She has taught the AMPS course in most states of Australia. She values that the AMPS as part of the Occupational Therapy Intervention Process model is an OT specific assessment. The AMPS focuses on the occupational performance, and is robust with proven validity and reliability. Vera believes that the AMPS course provides OTs the opportunity to enhance observation and occupational performance analysis skills, which is unique skills for OTs.

Vicki Hume

Vicki Hume is the AMPS Country Coordinator and faculty for Australasia. Vicki has been teaching both AMPS and School AMPS since 1994 across Australia and internationally. Her main passion is finding the link between clinical decision making in assessments and intervention planning.


OTA Student & New Graduate Member: $1200.00

OTA Member fee:  $2100.00

Non Member fee:  $2600.00

Date & Time

Monday 16th - Friday 20th March 2020


St Catherine’s on Park
2 Park Road, Crawley WA 6009  


Paid Parking:
The closest UWA Car Park can
be found along Gordon Street (Car Park 31 ),
Fees is around $10 per day.

3 Hour Parking:
Council Parking is monitored
by the City of Perth, directly outside the
College at 2 Park Road Crawley. Please note
a 3 hour time restriction applies .

Public Transport

Buses, 23, 102, 107, 950 all stop at WA university


Delegates are welcome to book a room on site at St Catherine's.
St Catherine’s is ideally located within walking distance to the beautiful Matilda Bay, and directly opposite the main campus of The University of Western Australia.

Simply head to https://www.stcatherinesonpark.com.au/ to book.

Room Amenities include:

  • Complimentary buffet breakfast
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Television
  • Work desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Air-conditioning
  • On-site laundry facilities
  • Access to the St Cats Rooftop
  • Complimentary wi-fi
  • Special dinner rates, $15 pp (Normally $20pp) when you mention you are with the OTA workshop!


Registration Closing Date

Registrations for this workshop strictly close at midnight, Monday 24th February 2020. 


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