Practice Plus Network discussion group: Getting your mind through and beyond COVID-19

Thu 01 October 2020

Practice Plus Network discussion group: Getting your mind through and beyond COVID-19

Practice Plus Consultant Sharon McMillan will facilitate discussion on topical issues, current trends and frequently asked questions in an informal group setting. 

This quarter's discussion will be 'Safe minds – Getting your mind through and beyond COVID-19', with guest speaker Productivity Matters CEO Steph Cassidy.

These unprecedented times have thrown a unique set of psychological challenges at all of us. This is a thought-provoking session on understanding the five elements of Mental Fitness.
It provides information on strategies to improve brain health and assists participants in setting goals. It is an uplifting session, that will provide real information on the key influences on your mind’s health.

Your video needs to remain on. Mute your sound. Steph will let you know when to unmute. Be ready to participate in the Chat box.  

CPD hours: 1 non-clinical hour

Are you a Practice Plus subscriber? Contact us for your free registration.


Program outline

5:30pm: Registration and introduction

5:35pm: Discussion group

7:00pm: Finish


Stephanie Cassidy

Co-founder of Productivity Matters, Occupational Therapist, Ergonomist, Accredited Small Business OHS Advisor with Worksafe, Stephanie specializes in the Prevention of Injury and Enhancing Wellness in workplaces.

Stephanie’s passion lies in assisting Australian work places to maintain their maximum productivity. An Occupational Therapist and Ergonomist, Stephanie has 21 years’ experience in assisting workers to return to full and productive work after injury, including Dentists, Technicians, Hygienists and Support staff. 
She has also been integral in implementing injury prevention and safety systems, empowering and upskilling organisations and saving them valuable time and money.

Stephanie has provided services nationally in industries including: Aviation, Mining, Logistics, Steel Manufacturing, FMCG’s, Retail, Creative Arts and Local Government. 
Some of the companies she has worked with are: Qantas, Hamersley Iron, Roche, Rio Tinto, Toll, Linfox, One Steel, Kraft Foods, Goodman Fielder, Crown Casino, P&O Ports (now DP World), Bunnings, The Australian Ballet, RTL and the Red Cross Blood Service. 

More recently Stephanie has been assisting the ADAVB in establishing an online Ergonomics Wellbeing programme for Dental and Associated Professionals. 


Sharon McMillan

Sharon McMillan is a former economics and business management teacher, and has a Masters of Education Degree in Curriculum Development and a Diploma of Quality Auditing. She has worked as a Practice Manager for the past 18 years in an oral and maxillofacial surgery practice based on the Mornington Peninsula, where she is responsible for establishing the administrative processes, and for monitoring its growth and development.

Sharon has assisted many ADAVB member practices become accredited, and regularly presents to members at workshops and dental group meetings.


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