Spinal Cord Injury Network of Professionals
Spinal Cord Injury Network of Professionals (SCIP) seeks to assist people who have acquired a disability either before, entering or during their careers. SCIP supports people with a spinal cord injury (SCI) in all aspects of career development, no matter what their field of employment, their capacity or function, or their current employment status. They may be beginning their career, undergoing rehabilitation, volunteering, unemployed, employed full-time, part-time or casually, self-employed, unable-to-work, on a pension, welfare or retired.
The Spinal Cord Injury Network of Professionals (SCIP) had their final meeting for 2017 on November 9. Guest speaker, Gill Hilton presented on her recently completed PhD research: Employment Post-Spinal Cord Injury. Many from the group already knew Gill as a Senior Occupational Therapist with Austin Health’s Victorian Spinal Cord Service (SCIS) and so enjoyed the opportunity to reconnect with her.Read More »
The Spinal Cord Injury Network of Professionals (SCIP) held an educational session on JobAccess (JA) for their August meeting, with attendees relaying their personal experiences with the system.
Educational and guest speakers are becoming increasingly popular at SCIP meetings, and attendance numbers continue to grow as new members come on board.Read More »
Before tackling topics of interest, which group members submitted prior to the session, the group enjoyed hearing about the history of Maurice Blackburn Lawyers in Victoria.Read More »
The first official Spinal Cord Injury Network of Professionals (SCIP) meeting took place on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.
The group is open to people that are living and working in the community with a spinal cord injury (SCI) who have an interest in networking around career development and progression.Read More »