Mariska Smith is a well-qualified occupational therapist with 14-years experience in paediatrics, physical rehabilitation, mental health, employee wellness, health promotion, functional capacity evaluations (FCE’s) and medico-legal assessments of adults and children.

As an occupational therapy student, she

She qualified as an occupational therapist in 2005.

She obtained her Magister degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of the Free State. The title of her dissertation was:

The suitability of the DTVP-2 as a measurement instrument for 5 years and 6 months to 5 years and 11 months English-speaking children in South Africa.

http://scholar.ufs.ac.za:8080/xmlui/bitstream/handle/11660/2341/SmithM.pdf;sequence=1

Her research was published in the South African Journal of Occupational Therapy

http://www.scielo.org.za/pdf/sajot/v48n1/09.pdf

She completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Vocational Rehabilitation at the University of Pretoria

She has clinical expereince in administration and scoring of Valpar work samples. She is WorkWell and ErgoScience trained, and completed various certification

Psychiatric Functional Capacity Evaluation