Published Friday, 8 December 2017
Well 2017 has being an interesting year we have shared as a community celebration and loss. We have involved ourselves in the many opportunities to learn with our peers through workshops and conferences. We are evolving as an association and moving forward with the times and that also means change just like the leaves on a tree in Autumn we watch them go from green to brown and fall before new growth is born and the tree comes back to life richer than before full of life and hope as we progress down our professional journey paths. So too does newsletter.
I have done this role for many years even prior to becoming
Published Friday, 15 September 2017
Spring has sprung! Or has it where you live today I watched at lunch time on the coast out of a window as sleet/snow fell and I though winter was finally going to disappear well not quite yet for Tassie. I hope the sun is shining where you are between the spring showers and September winds.
Karen Bats you are the winner of the Editor’s winter competition can you please contact Diana in the office and give her some mail out instructions so I can
Published Tuesday, 8 August 2017
Sadly, this month we have had no submissions from our members for the members articles please consider supporting your network locally and beyond by sharing program ideas, activities, outings, photos, recipes, craft the list goes on we really would love to hear what you are up to. Maybe you belong to a really proactive network group that holds some fun and interesting meetings maybe you would be willing to share something you have discussed like in this month’s newsletter as we see a very informative piece from one of our Victorian Network Groups.
Finally, don’t forget to support your
Published Thursday, 6 July 2017
We are now heading into the middle month of winter so I am hoping that you are rugged up and keeping your clients warm but busy as well. There are plenty of activities and bus outing ideas that can be done in this weather and if your clients cannot leave their facilities there is always the magical enjoyment of some armchair travel so pop into your local travel agent for their discontinued brochures and posters to create a great visual setting. Team it up with activities and games from that country and even some food and you have a entire day planned.
Published Friday, 16 June 2017
This month has been extremely quiet at newsletter central I urge any members that are planning on submitting newsletter articles for PD points to get them to the office by June 20th to make it count before the end of the month. Also, members please remember the content of newsletters can only be as good as what our overall membership makes it so please consider submitting other articles not just for PD such as crafts, outing ideas, app suggestions, book reviews, program ideas, recipes and of course pictures we love to see your faces out in print and media.
National Newsletter Editor’s Winter Competition
Published Wednesday, 10 May 2017
This edition has quite a few notices and useful links for upcoming events, two great member articles and very important DRTA links to information of submitting conference papers, excellence award and DRTA Week so please open the links and have a read so you don’t miss out on great opportunities. Also support your newsletter through sending in your articles and also your
Published Friday, 7 April 2017
This month we say thank you to Lauretta Kaldor who has decided to retire from her volunteer Book Review position after doing it for many years and we appreciate all the wonderful resources she has recommended us.
We also see information for the upcoming DTRA Conference, Darren’s relentless work in his International Position and Steph’s hard work organising all your education through the workshops.
Published Monday, 13 March 2017
Due to our workshop cruise this month newsletter is slightly later then usual but is full of important information. Stay tuned for next month with our usual pieces Journal Watch and Web Watch plus much more…
Published Monday, 20 February 2017
I hope everyone has returned and feeling fresh from the Christmas and New Year break.
Over the next few months you will see more changes to the newsletter as we evolve and streamline it further to look similar to other enewsletter formats.
Newsletter is slightly a little late this time round as a number
Published Thursday, 15 December 2016
As you all wind up your busy Diversional Therapy programs the final edition of the DTA Newsletter has arrived. This month contains a lot of reports from AGM, our usual monthly reports, the start to introducing our new board members, proposed workshop calendar for 2017 and a few extra important pieces of information so please take time to read through.
We would love to see in the January or February edition some of your Christmas and summer activity ideas, programs and photos so please send them in via the office.