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Margaret has more than 20-years of experience in the design and delivery of Professional Development training and she is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation. So, let Margaret use her talent to help you to achieve your individual or team goals.
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Professional Development Training

With a broad range of knowledge and skills in the health care, education, sport and recreation sectors, Margaret can work with you to develop a presentation or workshop that will meet your needs.  Here is a list of presentation/workshop topics that she has covered in the past. 

Health Care Relationships

  • Teamwork

  • Professional boundaries in health care

  • Supervision

  • Leadership

  • Performance management

  • Managing difficult clients/patients

  • Self-care for health professionals: Helping helpers help themselves!

  • Optimizing communication with clients in health care

  • Influencing the interaction: Facilitating behavior change

  • Accountability and responsibility: Actions vs outcomes

  • Client-centered care vs family centered care

  • Meeting the expectations of clients: Should we just do what they want?

  • Motivating staff: From marking time to making a mark!

  • Developing Emotional Intelligence 

  • Advanced Communication Skills

  • Hindsight & Mindfulness 

  • Reading & responding to NV cues


  • Psychology of injury and rehabilitation

  • Goal setting

  • Use of imagery in rehabilitation

  • Use of relaxation training in rehabilitation

  • Pain behaviours

  • Behaviour modification

  • Use of cognitive restructuring in rehabilitation

  • Managing difficult clients/patients

  • Motivation and adherence

  • Establishing client-Health professional contracts

  • The Biopsychosocial model vs the Medical Model

  • How can carers help?  Supporting the health and well-being of disabled clients.

       Sport Psychology

  • Attention and concentration

  • Psychological Skills Training to improve performance

  • Dealing with performance anxiety

  • Goal setting


  • Making tutorials interactive & interesting

  • Giving lectures: Tips for presenters

  • Learning contracts: Making students accountable

  • Conference presenting made easy

  • Innovative Assessment

  • Students on clinical placement in the health sector: A help or a hindrance?

  • Supervisory models for health care professionals

  • Applying research methods in the clinical setting or work setting: Does it have to be difficult?


  • Legal and ethical issues in health care

  • What is constructive feedback?

  • Coping with change

  • DSS Std 9: Protection of Human Rights and Freedom from Abuse and Neglect

  • Effectively managing complaints

  • Motivating jobseekers within the disability sector 

  • Making connections: Improving memory

In addition, Margaret has considerable expertise in the following areas:

  • Individual & Group Coaching

  • Group facilitation

  • Curriculum design

  • Program evaluation

  • Assessment in higher education

  • Policy writing

  • Report writing

  • Project management

If you would like to discuss how Smart Moves can assist you please contact us

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