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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.

Spinal Cord Injury Network of Professionals (SCIP) Meeting – November 2017
14 November, 2017

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.

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Spinal Cord Injury Network of Professionals (SCIP) Meeting - August 2017
28 August, 2017

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.

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Spinal Cord Injury Network of Professionals (SCIP) Meeting - May 2017
30 May, 2017

Two representatives from Maurice Blackburn Lawyers kindly attended the SCIP meeting on May 25. This was the first meeting in which the group has welcomed guest speakers and it was a great success!

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.

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Spinal Cord Injury Network of Professionals (SCIP) Meeting - March 2017
2 March, 2017

The Professionals with SCI Network Group gets a new name and a fresh look, including some exciting changes and initiatives! Meet the newly named Spinal Cord Injury Network of Professionals, also known as SCIP.

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SPINAL CORD INJURY NETWORK OF PROFESSIONALS - AUGUST 2016
30 August, 2016

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.

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